Martin Basile (born March 21 1992) is an Italian film director, screenwriter, songwriter.
Martin Basile is a visionary director, celebrated for his profound exploration of ontology and the complexities of human existence through the lens of cinema.
In 2020 Martin Basile wrote and directed “Zeno’s Paradox”, winner as best low budget film at Short To the Point Festival. The film was also a finalist at Vesuvius International Monthly Film Fest and selected by prestigious festivals like LONG STORY SHORTS, Pluriart Film Festival, Festival del cinema di Cefalù.
His short film “ALEXIA” (2019), written and produced in 72 hours won a prize at La 72esima ora Film Festival (Italy) and was awarded at GENERIcamente umani film festival (Italy). It was also selected by Diorama Film Festival (India).
“Filmmaking kills” (2017) earned Martin the Video Voyagers prize at Trofeo La Lanterna and was a finalist at Sapienza Short Film Festival and Milano Mobile Film Festival. The film garnered nominations at Cefalù Film Festival and was selected by International Peace & Film Festival, Genova Film Festival, Short To The Point, My Love Michelle, and First-Time Filmmaker Sessions.
As a songwriter, Martin Basile’s talents extend beyond filmmaking. Recognized as one of the 7 finalists for the prestigious Premio Bindi in 2020, he also secured the Emanuela Pedulà Prize in 2016, the Toscana Selection Prize in 2015, and the Sotto Toni Prize in 2014.
With an impressive array of award-winning films and a commitment to diverse storytelling, Martin Basile continues to leave his mark on the world of cinema. Stay tuned for his upcoming projects, including his first feature film in collaboration with Irina Turcanu, currently in development.