Lorenzo Gattorna is an experimental filmmaker from New York. He holds a BFA from NYU and an MFA from UIC. He is totally in tune with moving images that embrace revisionist and remodernist perspectives, and has a soft spot for slow cinema. His short films have recently screened at festivals including CROSSROADS, Experimental Film East Anglia, Moviate, Tonnau, Traverse Vidéo, Fisura, Sphere, Blue Danube, Harkat 16mm, Analogica, International Portrait, Istanbul International Experimental, Cámara Lúcida, Transient Visions, Antimatter, WNDX, DOBRA, Laterale, Braziers International, Bogotá Experimental, Marienbad and Obskura. He has programmed screenings for Anthology Film Archives, Antimatter, Maysles Cinema, Sight Unseen, The Nightingale and UnionDocs. Recently, he was a workshop instructor for DCTV and a house manager/projectionist for the Maysles Documentary Center. Currently, he is a film/video technician and visiting instructor at Pratt Institute.
2017, MFA, Moving Image, School of Art & Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
2007, BFA, Film & Television Production, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York, NY