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.
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.
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.
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.
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.