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Andrea Pallaoro (born 6 February 1982) is a film director and screenwriter. His film Medeas premiered at the 70th annual Venice Film Festival.[1] The film investigates alienation and its relationship to intimacy. Pallaoro won Best Director at The Marrakech Film Festival for Medeas.[2] Medeas won the New Voices/New Visions Award at the 2013 Palm Springs International Film Festival.[3] Chayse Irvin received the award for best cinematographer's debut for Medeas at Camerimage, the 2013 international film festival of the art of cinematography.[4]

His short film Wunderkammer won six international awards and has been selected in the official competition of over fifty film festivals around the world.[5] Medeas marks Pallaoro's feature film directorial debut.

Pallaoro holds an MFA in Film Directing from the California Institute of the Arts and a BA from Hampshire College. He was born in Trento, Italy and lives and works in Los Angeles. In 2013, he was awarded a Yaddo Residency.[6]



  1. ^ "Festival website". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2013-11-22.
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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-14. Retrieved 2014-09-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ FestivalScope entry
  6. ^ Yaddo website entry

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