191 rue du Fbg Poissonnière
75009 Paris, France
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An independent film production company founded in Paris (France) in 2004
by filmmaker Augusto Contento and film producer Giancarlo Grande,
Cineparallax distinguishes itself by projects that challenge definitions
and blend experimental film, documentary, music and visual arts. Born as a
creative laboratory, the company emphasizes international artistic
collaboration and explores alternative ways of funding its projects.
Cineparallax’s activity has brought together professionals, production
companies and art institutions in France, Italy, Brazil, England, Germany,
United States, Australia and Finland. The films produced by Cineparallax
were exhibited in film festivals and special events all over the world,
received international awards and were broadcasted by TV channels in
France, Italy, Brazil and Finland.
Currently in production:
a documentary feature by Augusto Contento.
The project received grants from the Driehaus Fundation (Chicago,
USA), CNC-COSIP, National French Fund (France), North Westphalia
Production Fund, the Main European Regional Fund (Germany).
In co-production with YLE (Finland), Telessonne (France), Academy Award's
nominated director and producer Luca Guadagnino's company First Sun
(Italy), Troika Entertainment (Germany) and Bullet proof (USA).
- Best project at Sound on Sight, RIFF-Rejkiavik International Film
Festival, Iceland, 2008
- Selected as one of the 24 best projects at Pitchting Sessions, Barcelona
Film Festival, Spain, 2008
Journal de bord d’un bateau fantôme,
film by Augusto Contento, 100’, FullHD 1920x1080, 16/9 – 1,78:1, Digital
a short film by Enrico Mandirola.
The project received a grant from the Centre National de la
a short movie
by Fernando Cito Filomarino, 35mm, 20', Digitaly Dolby 5.1
In coproduction with First Sun (Italy), Buena Onda (Italy) and
Festival Selection :
Braunshweig International Film Festival (Germany, 2011), Dresda
International Short Film Festival (Germany, 2011), Bruxelles Short FIlm
Festival (Belgium, 2011), Cracovie Film Festival (Poland, 2011), FesTroia
(Portugal, 2011), IndieLisboa (Portugal, 2011), Sundance Film Festival
(U.S.A., 2011), Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden, 2011),
Seville European Film Festival (Spain, 2010), Locarno International Film
Festival (Switzerland, 2010), Turin Film Festival (Italy, 2010).
*** European Film Award
at Bruxelles Short FIlm Festival
*** Honorable Mention
at Sundance Film Festival
*** Pianifica Award
at Locarno International Film
Festival (Switzerland, 2010)
2009 Strade d’acqua
(Roads of Water),
a feature film by Augusto Contento,
115’, FullHD 1440x1080, 16/9 – 1,78:1, Digital Dolby 5.1
In collaboration with France-Libertés – Fondation Danielle Mitterrand,
Mairie de Paris and Eau de Paris, UNESCO Worldwide Patronage .
The original soundtrack, composed by Ken Vandermark and performed by the
Predella group (Ken Vandermark, Jeff Parker, Tim Daisy, Jeb Bishop, Fred
Lonberg Holm, Jemie Branch and Nate McBride), was published by the Polish
The film will be distributed by UNESCO in 195 countries.
Rome International Film Festival (Italy, 2009), Madrid Italian Film
Festival, (Spain, 2009), Rencontres Internationaux Eau et Cinéma (Paris,
France, 2010), Festival Internazionale UN FILM PER LA PACE (Gorizia,
Italy, 2010), Brésil en Mouvement (Paris, France, 2010), Flower Film
Festival (Assisi, Italy, 2010), Oltre la Vita il Cinema (Carpi, Italia,
Strade Trasparenti (Transparent Roads),
film by Augusto Contento, 90’, Dvcam, 4/3 – 1,33:1, Digital Dolby 5.1
Broadcasted by YLE (Finland), RAISat Cinema (Italy), SESC TV (Brazil)
The soundtrack, featuring original music by David Grubbs, The Necks, Mira
Calix, O-Type, São Paulo Underground and Mute Socialite, was published by
the German label Staubgold.
Locarno Film Festival (Switzerland, 2008), Colorado Film Festival (Denver,
USA, 2008), BAFICI (Argentina, 2009).
a feature film by Augusto Contento, 100’,
Dvcam, 4/3 – 1,33:1, Digital Dolby 5.1. Screening format 35mm
The soundtrack features original music by Chris Abrahams, Noël Akchoté,
Chris Brown, Tony Buck, Werner Dafeldecker, David Daniell, Margareth
Kammerer, Günter Müller, Jim Pugliese, Gino Robair and Peter Zummo.
Broadcasted by RAISat Cinema (Italy), RAI Cinema (Italy), SESC TV
(Brazil). Broadcasted by the National Italian Television RAI3 (Italy)
during Fuori Orario, in a selection of the most young emergent Italian
directors' movies, RAISat Cinema ecc....
Won the Selective Fund for 35mm postproduction from the Île de France
*** Best Italian Documentary at Martini Premier Award (Italy, 2009)
*** Best Director and Best soundtrack at Sulmona Cinema International Film
Festival (Italy, 2008)
*** Best Film at Visioni di Fata Morgana Film Festival (Cosenza, Italy,
Locarno Film Festival (Switzerland, 2008), Bellaria Film Festival (Italy,
2008), Sulmona Film Festival (Italy, 2008), Les Ecrans Documentairs
de Paris (France, 2008), Colorado Film Festival, (Denver, USA, 2008),
Visioni di Fata Morgana Film Festival (Cosenza, Italy, 2008)
feature film by Augusto Contento, 55’, Dvcam
Broadcasted by RAISat Cinema (Italy) and SESC TV (Brazil)
*** Best Film and Best Director at Sulmona International Film Festival
*** Best Documentary at Bellaria Film Festival (Italy, 2007)
*** Best Documenray at Ischia International Film Festival (Italy, 2007)
*** Quality Prix at Terra di Tutti i film Festival (Bologna, Italy, 2008)
Bellaria Film Festival (Italy, 2007), MIS (São Paulo, Brazil, 2007),
A-3Art contemporary art Festival of Paris (France, 2007), Ischia
International Location Film Festival (Italy, 2007), FID Marseille Video
Library (France, 2007), Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de
Lussas Video Library (France, 2007), Santarcangelo dei Teatri Festival
delle Arti (Italy, 2007), Sulmona Film Festival (Italy, 2007), Calabria
Film Festial (Italy, 2007), Roma Film Festival (Italy, 2007), Quintessence
- Festival International du film de Ouidah (Benin, 2008), One World –
International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Prague, Czech
Republic, 2008), Pozzuoli Film Festival (Italy, 2008), Flower Film
Festival (Italy, 2008), One World – International Human Rights Documentary
Film Festival World Tour (Madrid, Spain, 2008), Terra di tutti i film
festival (Bologna, Italy).
Onibus opened the Contemporary Music and Film Festival in Leeds (United
Kingdom, 2008) at the Opera North, with a special orchestration composed
by Mira Calix and performed by the Opera North of Leeds Orchestra.
January 31st 2011 One-Way Street Re-Visioning
July 12th 2011 Chicagoist
On Chicago Post-Rock Pioneers Now Underway
July 14th 2011 Pitchfork.com
Albini, Battle's Williams in Chicago Doc
August 26th 2011 MusicFilmWeb
Locks: The Parallax Sounds of Chicago
April 13th 2012 The Chicago Tribune
festivals for many tastes this weekend
March 2012 Bertolucci,
Une Lueur Avant du
Crépuscule, a feature film by Augusto Contento, in co-production with
shootings for Impronte
e polvere, a documentary in the Sertao desertic Region in Brasil, by
Augusto Contento and Ombre di sabbia, a movie on life
of fisherman and peasants in the oceanic deserts in
Bahia, Brazil, by Augusto Contento.
September 2012 Rosso Cenere,
a documentary film by
The project received a grant from Cosip (France) and is co-produced by the
French TV channel Canal+.
October 2012 L'Âme du Guepard,
a documentary film
by Annarita Zambrano, in coproduction with Canal+, France.