Claudio Marcotulli is a Venezuelan-American filmmaker and performer interested in exploring surreal and experimental genres, as well as ill- conceived characters. Initially trained as Aeronautical Engineer, Claudio received his B.F.A from Emerson College in Boston, and M.F.A in Film Production from the Miami International University of Art and Design.
His most recent cinematographic work includes Remo Memories, an avant- doc short that premiered in La Havana, Cuba as part of the 305 Havana International Improv Festival (2017), Biscayne Blues, a short film selected for the Miami short Film Festival (2016); Umbilical Limbo, a dance film selected for Tigertail’s ScreenDance Miami (2015) and Zenú, a new surreal short film capturing the grandiosity and mysticism of Miami’s Little River, scheduled to premiere in late 2017.
Claudio’s work has been presented at La Fabrica de Arte (Cuba), Miami Theater Center, Bakehouse Art Complex, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami Beach Cinemateque, Inkub8 and Miami Dade County Public Libraries and has received support from The Awesome Foundation and the Department of Cultural Affairs’ Creative Capital Professional Development Program. Claudio is also an MDC Live Arts LALA Cohort artist-in-residence.
Project Title: Remo Memories
Proposal Summary: Remo Memories is an avant-doc short film about a journey through childhood, memory and water, where characters' natural and polluted habitats cross paths. The film mixes original 8 mm footage of the director's childhood vacations playing in the water with new footage of him paddle boarding and a conversation between mother and daughter.
Vimeo Link: https://vimeo.com/217128833/5bb80b0958