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RIMAU GRILLO RITZBERGER - UN BACIO

Rimau Ritzberger Grillo was born in Vienna in 1997, and moved with his parents to Italy at the age of three. He became interested in theater in high school, but his first real role came about when he read a casting notice for "A Kiss" directed by Ivan Cotroneo. He was cast as one of three leads, playing, "Lorenzo" a gay student who is an expressive dancer and free spirit To prepare for the role, Rimau worked with acting coach Claudio De Maglio and choreographer Luca Tommassini.

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Matteo Bini

Matteo Bini moved to London from Italy in 2011 to study for a MA in Editing at the prestigious National Film and Television School. He graduated in 2013 with a distinction and received the Christie Award for Most Promising Student.

Amongst Bini’s recent works as an editor are Prevenge by Alice Lowe, selected as the Opening Film of the 31st Venice International Film Critics’ Week; Mr Calzaghe, the critically acclaimed feature documentary by Vaughan Sivell; Girlfriend in a Coma; The Great European Disaster Movie, and feature documentaries by Annalisa Piras for ARTE and BBC4 Storyville.

For TV he worked on an episode of Glue, the E4 TV drama by Bafta-winning writer Jack Thorne, nominated at the Broadcast Awards for Best Multichannel Programme. 

His short film credits include Balcony, winner of the Crystal Bear at the 2016 Berlinale Film Festival; Change in the Weather, which premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand film festival; Morning, winner of the Irish Film and Television Award 2013 and nominated for Best Short Film at the European Film Awards 2013.

In 2014 Bini co-directed and co-wrote the Italian feature film I, Harlequin produced by Officina della Comunicazione and Rai Cinema. The film premiered at the Rome Film Festival and was released nationwide in Italy in June 2015.