dispàrte is an independent production company founded in Rome in 2015 by Alessandro Amato and Luigi Chimienti. We develop projects by both emerging and established authors through a careful editorial process, exploring different ways to create inspiring characters and stories with an international appeal and imagined for a wide audience.

Alessandro Amato

producer • CEO

Biography

Class 1987, Alessandro Amato is co-founder and CEO of dispàrte. He graduated in Production at the Gian Maria Volonté School of Film Art in Rome soon after his Master’s Degree in Law, studying at Bocconi University in Milan and Roma Tre University. From 2008, he further developed his profile through professional experiences in theatre as producer, director and AD, in cinema as line producer and executive producer and organising cultural events. He produced films selected and awarded in different international festivals. In 2022 he was among the 20 emerging European producers selected for the PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE program in Cannes. He’s a European Film Academy and European Producers Club member, a Berlinale Talents alumni, part of ACE and EAVE Networks and a board member of AGICI – Producers Guild of Italy. He teaches Cinema and Audiovisual Production at Sapienza University and IED Visual Art Academy.

Luigi Chimienti

producer • partner

Biography

Class 1988, Luigi Chimienti is co-founder of dispàrte. He graduated in Cinema and then in Publishing before graduating in Production at the Film School “Gian Maria Volonté”, where he meets Alessandro Amato with whom he founds dispàrte. He produced feature films and shorts selected and awarded worldwide and attended international workshops. His latest feature film produced are “Margini” by Niccolò Falsetti, premiered at the Venice’s International Critics’ Week (Audience Award) “Maternal” by Maura Delpero, premiered in Concorso Internazionale at Locarno Film Festival (where it won four awards). He’s an EFA and EPC member, part of the MAIA, MIDPOINT, Rotterdam Lab and EAVE networks.

Martina Lovascio

partner

Biography

Class 1987, Martina Lovascio studied Literature at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa. In 2014, she moved to the UK to start a PhD in Film Studies at the University of York. Meanwhile, she collaborated on an international research project, involving the Vrije Universities Brussel and the University of Copenhagen, on the transnational circulation of European film and TV, and worked for London-based film distributor Arrow Films. She is currently based in London, where she is specializing in script development at the National Film and Television School, and follows various project as a freelance editor. In 2018 she joined dispàrte.

Chiara Cruciatti

collaborator • development

Biography

Class 1992, Chiara Cruciatti graduated cum laude at the Dams faculty of RomaTre University. She attended a screenwriting course at Scuola Tracce and apprenticed at dispàrte as reader and production assistant. In 2017 she was awarded with the scholarship for the first edition of the MA Management of the Film and Audiovisual Industry of Sole24Ore’s Business School. She then joined the MIA|DOC team, the documentary section of the MIA Market in Rome. Later she came back to collaborate with dispàrte following the development of the projects.

Mario Poeta

collaborator • production

Biography

Class 1996, Mario Poeta, after completing a classical education, changed the direction of his studies by enrolling in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. While studying, following his passion for cinema, he began working on various sets of short films, feature films and commercials. In 2019 he entered the Production course of the “Gian Maria Volonté” School of Cinema, graduating in 2022. In the same year he began an internship at dispàrte, at the end of which he began his collaboration with the company where he followed the budgeting and the project financing.

Angelica Gismondi

collaborator • coordinator

Biography

Born in 1993, Angelica Gismondi graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting in 2015 from the Academy of Dramatic Arts E.U.T.H.E.C.A. in partnership with the University of Wales. After working for several years as a theatre actress, author and director, she decided to expand her knowledge in the audiovisual industry, and in 2022 she received a master’s degree in Film and Television Production Management at Luiss Business School. In June 2023, she joined dispàrte, where she is in charge to coordinate the in-house office and projects in development.