Bio

Bio

Born in Rome,  Dario started his career as an editor, working with internationally renowned film directors, to then move on to directing himself, ranging from music videos and commercials to documentaries and, eventually, feature films. His first movie “Pablo”, innovative and unique in its kind, was pleasantly welcome and was in competition at The Montreal Festival, Los Angeles AFI American Film Institute Festival  and several others, where it received positive response from both audience and  press, including Variety and The New York Times.  In the United States, he also worked on some Universal pictures advertising campaigns, then in England, he worked as a director for Universal Music, BBC, Channel 4 and Turner, again ranging from advertising to movies.  Dario carried on several projects, including the rockumentary “Dallaltrapartedellaluna”,  special event at the 64th Venice Film Festival, or “Grandfather Mountain”, in competition in many festivals including  Rome,  London, Big Apple, Sundance, and was a winner at  RIFF,  Salerno, Napoli and a couple of others . And more ads music videos for Procter & Gamble, Chrysler, Sony, Universal, Emi and other companies. He was also invited by Artmbassy gallery to present some of his experimental visual works in Berlin and New York. In early 2010 Dario wrote and directed the movie "Gli Anni Verdi”, a very successful indie project . He also directed Italian box office hit “Faccio un salto all'Avana”, for Medusa Cinema, and a prime time series for Mediaset. Lately, directed “There's always a reason”, the first european-chinese coproduction, massively released in China. Then he directed for a prime tv series “Sirens" and produced, directed, writed  and edited  “La Leggenda di Bob Wind", just released and selected in London Bafta Film Festival and Santander film festival. Currently Dario has completed principal photography for a Netflix pilot episode, near to be produced as complete series and is developing in Uk a mini drama series for a major worldwide broadcaster. Also he’s still shooting ads and music videos and he’s in preproduction of his next  feature film, to be shot in 2019.

RESUME
FEATURES FILM

 2018

" 8Volante"

In preparation

On set on 2019

 2017

" Posto ergo Sum"

 2016

"La Leggenda di Bob Wind "

London Film festival, Santander film festival.

 "MoonBus "

In development

 2012

"C’è sempre un perchè" (There is always a reason)
with M.Grazia Cucinotta and Huang Hai Bo
Production Ciwen Film (China), Seven Dreams, Stars (Italy)
Distribution by Ciwen Film China in Cina

2011
"Faccio un salto all’Avana" (I jump in Havana)
with Enrico Brignano and Francesco Pannofino
Production RodeoDrive, Medusa Film

2010
"Gli anni verdi" (The green years)
with Enrico Brignano, Roberto Herliztka, Dario Vergassola and the students of Brignano’s school "ARTES"
Production Torcida - Artifex - Ruvido Produzioni

2008
"Narciso, dietro i cannoni, davanti ai muli" (Granfather mountain)
Feature film with Roberto Herlitzka
Production Nervous Pixels
Winner of the 62nd International Film Festival of Salerno
Winner of the Film Festival of Ravello
Winner of the 2009 RIFF Awards
Winner of mountain movie award, Trento.

2007
"Dall’altra parte della luna" (On the other side of the moon)
Rockumentary about Negramaro
Production Palomar, Dodicidicembre
Shown at the 65th Venice Film Festival
As “Horizons” section special event

2006
"Zero-Inchiesta sull’ 11 Settembre" (Zero – Inquiry about 9/11)
Documentary with Dario FO, Lella Costa,Moni Ovadia

2005
"Pablo, lifes of a poet"
Feature film about Pablo Neruda’s life
Production Torcida
Distribution Neuezeitfilm
Partecipating several international festivals as the Montreal Film Festival - AFI Los Angeles Film Festival

TV

2018

Keep Calm and Joboundu

8 episodes uk tv Series

2017

Parla con Noi

8 episodes Series

2016

Sirene - B-Unit DirectorPrime time RAi tv Series

Cross Productions

2015
Fiat Lux live streaming
Production Vulcan inc./ Ops


"Badanti
Blackcomedy

2011
"Benvenuti a Tavola" (Welcome at the table)
straring Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Giorgio Tirabassi
16 episodes serial for Mediaset prime time
Production Taodue-Wildside
PRIME-TIME CANALE CINQUE

2009
"Crimini2" (Crimes2), Episode Neve Sporca (Dirty Snow)
2nd unit director
Production RodeoDrive-Rai
PRIME-TIME RAI 2

2008
"Crimini2" (Crimes2), Episode Little Dream
2nd unit director
Production RodeoDrive-Rai
PRIME-TIME RAI 2

2006
"The Culture Show"
Weekly culture show
BBC Uk Production BBC

2004
“10 anni in 10 giorni” (10 years in 10 days)
Production Magnolia
Fox Tv

2003
“Studio universal” several live action promos Universal Network
Production Frame by Frame

2002
“Cinecinemas Sky”
Production Frame by Frame

COMMERCIALS

Clients  include: Havas, Campari, NBC Universal, Young & Rubicam, Chepharo Pharma, Trenitalia, Filmmaster, The Space Cinemas, Procter & Gamble, Saatchi & Saatchi, Turner Broadcasting, Salmoiraghi e Viganò, Johnson & Johnson, Rai ,Pepsi, Nissan, Thomson ,Discovery Channel, RedBee, Hsbc, Evian, Pfizer, Merck Sharp & Dome, Armando Testa, Bnp Paribas

MUSIC VIDEOS

Labels and artist include:
Sony, Emi, Sugar, Universal, Negramaro, Jovanotti, Allie Waters, Le mani, Vera, Lm, B.Fleischmann, David Garret

WRITER

8Volante/Feature Film - The conscience of Leo/Feature Film - Moonbus/Feature Film
The Monsters / Feature Film
Vince - Storia di Vincenzo Cantatore (Vince – Life of Vincenzo Cantatore)/Two episode serial
Il Futuro è Nostro (The future is ours)/Feature Film
L’onore (The Honor)/Feature Film
Marxelo/Feature Film
Narciso,dietro i cannoni, davanti ai muli (Narciso, behind the cannons, in front of mules)/Feature Film
La musica dell’anima (Music of the soul)/Feature Film
Una notte per caso (a night-by-case)/Feature Film
Frozen Mescalina/Feature Film
Cenere (Ash)/Feature Film
Pablo/Feature Film
I Ragazzi di Città (The city boys) /Feature Film
The box/Short Movie
Click/Short Movie

MORE

Creative Director and teacher  at “Accademia 09” school of “Acting and Directing”

Teacher at Italian Down People Association of “Film” course

Cinema teacher for Cee.

AWARDS

Narciso,dietro i cannoni, davanti ai muli

Winner:

62° Festival internazionale del Cinema di Salerno

Festival del Cinema di Ravello

RIFF Awards 2009

Film Festival di Napoli 2009

L’ Immenso

Winner: Premio Videoclip Italiano 2007

Cade la pioggia

Winner: Premio Cinecittà Videoclip 2008

PRESS

http://www.nytimes.com/movies/movie/465788/Faccio-Un-Salto-All-Avana/overview

http://www.nytimes.com/movies/movie/351552/Pablo-The-Poet-s-Lives/overview

http://variety.com/interstitial/?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fvariety.com%2F2005%2Ffilm%2Freviews%2Fpablo-the-poet-s-lives-1200520135%2F

http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/cultura/2012-07-11/favignana-chengdu-andata-ritorno113332.shtml?uuid=AbuDd95F

http://cinema.ilsole24ore.com/film-brevi/2011-04-22/buona-pasqua-cinema-00018590.php?uuid=AaIRs5QD

http://cinema.ilsole24ore.com/film-brevi/00011869.php


http://mediacritica.it/2011/04/25/faccio-un-salto-allavana/

http://issuu.com/museo.storico.trentino/docs/marcello_baldi_29

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xp5doh_intervista-al-regista-baldi-e-alle-attrici-schiavo-e-adriani-del-film-faccio-un-salto-all-avana_news
http://www.veronasera.it/eventi/nel-film-narciso-l_eredit-di-marcello-baldi.html

http://www.recencinema.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3284
http://filmup.leonardo.it/sc_dallaltrapartedellaluna.htm
http://www.ecodelcinema.com/ce-sempre-un-perche.htm

http://www.nonsolocinema.com/Dall-altra-parte-della-luna-di.html

http://www.cineclandestino.it/it/altrocinema/spazioitalia/2009/narciso.html

http://www.fsnews.it/cms/v/index.jsp?

http://trovacinema.repubblica.it/attori-registi/dario-baldi/296277

http://www.fandango.com/dariobaldi/overview/p450311

http://www.fandango.com/pablo:thepoetslives_v351552/castandcrew

http://www.comparameglio.it/assicurazioni/news/televisione-social-media-internet-comparameglio-it-pianifica-una-nuova-campagna-di-comunicazione/

http://www.negramaro.com/negramaro-e-il-cinema
http://www.ffdl.it/it/archivio/scheda/191/narciso__dietro_i_cannoni__davanti_ai_muli

http://www.medusa.it/news/106/faccio-un-salto-all%E2%80%99avana-dario-baldi-esordisce-alla-regia-con-una-frizzante-commedia-allitaliana-immersa-nelle-esotiche-atmosfere-di-cuba.shtml

­BACKSTAGES

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dglDbFkBT5o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJTTFC8U8Rw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8iTzGPE4OQ