Rotterdam Lab

Roberto Cavallini

Roberto Cavallini is a film producer and academic, PhD in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London, Emerging Producer 2020 (Jihlava IDFF), member of the European Film Academy and Adjunct Professor in History of Italian Cinema at Boston University (Italy Programs). In 2016 he founded Altrove Films and produced four feature documentaries and three shorts presented at major international film festivals such as FIDMarseille, IFF Rotterdam, Festival dei Popoli, Biografilm. Since 2019 he works as film producer at Albolina Film (Bolzano, Italy), in charge of feature docs and fiction films for the international market.

Albolina Films - Italy

Albolina Film is a film production company founded in 2012 in Bolzano (Italy). Gaining experience as service producer for international productions in Italy and South Tyrol with more than 40 films, since 2017 we develop original feature documentaries and fiction films for the international market, with a strong interest and vocation for minority co-productions. Recently, Sisters, debut film by Linda Olte, in co-production with FenixFilm (Latvia) has been awarded as Best Film in the Competition "1-2" and the Fipresci award at the 38th Warsaw Film Festival.


Projects in development

Tinginys by Maximilien Dejoie (feature)

Confusia by Cecilia Bozza Wolf (feature)

Asiyeh by Bernadette Weber (documentary feature)


Projects in production

Così Com'è by Antonello Scarpelli (feature)

Persona non grata by Antonin Svodoba (feature)


Projects in post-production

Sasha by Vladimir Beck (feature)

Vista Mare by Julia Gutweniger, Florian Kofler


Released films

Hoa by Marco Zuin (short documentary)

J by Gaetano Liberti (mid-length)

Malditos by Elena Goatelli, Angel Esteban (documentary feature)

L'Incorreggibile by Manuel Coser (documentary feature)

My Upside Down World by Elena Goatelli, Angel Esteban (documentary feature)

Wu Ming and the Art of Radical Resistance by Armin Ferrari (documentary feature)

Roberto Cavallini

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.