Ivan Gergolet was born in Monfalcone in 1977. He graduated in Performing Arts from the University of Bologna and started working in the film industry in 1995. He directed documentary shorts (Akropolis, 2005; Making Archeo Films, 2011), short fiction films (Quando il fuoco si spegne, 2005; Polvere, 2009; La collezione di medea, 2009; Ouverture, 2010), institutional and corporate videos. His works focus particularly on the relation between memory and repression. He has been working as assistant director, production assistant and production manager for several national and international projects.
Dancing with Maria is his first full-length.
Source: Festivalscope - 2016