The XXIII International Dubbing Festival “Voci nell’Ombra” returns to Savona, the city that has hosted many editions, the capital of the area where the adventure of this now historic event was born. The Festival continues on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd December in the city of the Torretta with Emiliano Coltorti, Francesca Fabbri Fellini, Gabriele Calindri, Sergio Ferrentino, Francesca Vettori, Daniele Ortanelli, the Italian voices of Marilyn Monroe and the timeless comics of Laurel and Hardy, returned in Italian from the art of Mario Zambuto and Alberto Sordi.
Furthermore, on Saturday 3 December at the Pinacothea Civica in Savona the Golden Rings for Audionarrazioni 2021/2022 will be awarded to Sergio Ferrentino and Gabriele Calindri, respectively director and adapter the first and interpreter the second of the audio drama Uno di noi produced by Fonderia Mercury, which recalls the 2011 attacks in Norway, which took place on the island of Utøya and in the city of Oslo, with 77 victims.
“Voices in the Shadows” directed by Tiziana Voarino and organized by the Cultural Resources Association – Projects & Valorisation, is supported by MiC – Directorate General for Cinema and Audiovisual, Agostino De Mari Foundation, Liguria Region, SIAE – Italian Society of Authors and Publishers, Nuovo IMAIE, Quidam – a company from Savona with forty years of experience in flat glass processing, BPER Banca, Artis Project and Tiziana Lazzari Cosmetics Dermatology.
The first appointment is Friday 2 December at 21 at the Teatro Sacco in Savona (via Quarda Superiore 1) directed by Antonio Carlucci, with the talk show with projections “From the past to the future with culture. The culture of the territory, the enhancement and protection of the audiovisual heritage”, presented by Giancarlo Giraud and Tiziana Voarino. They are the ones to introduce the appointment with a speech on the cultural value of film festivals and awards, while the president of ANEC Liguria Alberto Passalacqua offers his reflections on the situation, between difficulties and prospects, of cinemas during the evening. The councilor of the Municipality of Savona Nicoletta Negro will illustrate the role of culture for the development of the territory, where there is a treasure like the Ferrania Film Museum, represented by Alessandro Bechis and Gabriele Mina, which has the task of illustrating the transition from film to digital and to present the video contribution Developing by Bechis. Also representing the excellence of the territory will be the entrepreneur Matteo Ferraiuolo who represents the reality of Quidam, the company that occupies an original and unique space between industry, art and craftsmanship with the production of flat glass for the building, for the furniture and design, which presents the e-commerce site mistagogo.it of artistic photos printed on glass; finally the director of the short film Pentaclub Roberto Strazzarino, just one example of the support that Quidam gives to culture and the audiovisual sector in the Province.
One of the most awaited moments at the Teatro Sacco will be the screening of the comic Tit for Tat, from Charles H. Rogers’ Laurel and Hardy heirs from 1963, with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy dubbed by the historical voices of Alberto Sordi and Mauro Zambuto. The original film was saved by SOS Laurel and Hardy, a recovery and restoration project, with Enzo Pio Pignatiello and Paolo Venier, who will explain how the transition to the high definition file takes place. The afternoon ends with two more moments of entertainment. The first is dedicated to the film Lighthouses in the Fog by Gianni Franciolini (1942), which the journalist and film critic Renato Venturelli talks about, to introduce the homage to the voice actor Massimo Turci, who played him when he was a child, as he recounts in the extracts from interview by Giancarlo de Angeli. Finally, space for Marilyn Monroe and the Italian voices by which she was dubbed, Miranda Bonansea and Rosetta Calavetta, in the film by De Angeli himself and closing with the interview with Valentina Favazza, Monroe’s Italian voice played by Ana de Armas in the film Blonde of 2022, among the candidates for the Golden Ring for the female voice of cinema.
The dubbing masterclass held by Emiliano Coltorti at the Festival’s dubbing school, in corso Vittorio Veneto 31, begins on Saturday 3 December at 2 pm. Coltorti, actor and voice actor, gave voice to Jared Leto, Sebastian Stan, Ben Barnes and others, among others Bill Skarsgard.
The third appointment in Savona is Saturday 3 December at the Pinacoteca Civica and the Ceramics Museum of Savona, which at 5 pm hosts “Voices in the museum: cinema, radio, theatre, voice actors and art”. The different creative expressions are enriched and mixed in an afternoon in which Francesca Fabbri Fellini will be the protagonist, author of the short film La Fellinitte, a fairy tale with mixed animation and live action techniques, conceived starting from the drawing that her uncle Federico Fellini gave her at the end of a walk on the beach of Rimini. She called it “La Fellinette” and represented little Francesca Fabbri Fellini, today a journalist, writer, author and director. In Savona two of the prizes of the XXIII International Dubbing Festival “Voci nell’Ombra” will be presented, introduced by one of the jurors of this category, Arturo Villone. The Golden Ring at the 2021/2022 audionarratives goes to Sergio Ferrentino and Gabriele Calindri, the first adapter and director, the second interpreter of the audiodrama Uno di noi, produced by Fonderia Mercury and broadcast on Swiss Radio and Television. It recalls the terrorist attacks that took place in Norway in 2011 which caused 77 deaths, many of them among the boys gathered on the island of Utøya. Some “Splinters of Utøya” will be heard live, recited by Gabriele Calindri, Daniele Ornatelli and Francesca Vettori. Gabriele Calindri, son of the unforgettable Ernesto, continued his father’s career as an actor and dubber in many cinema and television productions. Sergio Ferrentino, writer, director and radio host, after 15 years at Radio Popolare as program director, until 2000 he was the author and host of the Caterpillar radio show together with Massimo Cirri and in 2011 he created the production company for radio dramas and audio dramas for the Mercury Foundry theater.
Sunday 4 December at 6 pm in the Sala del Maggior Consiglio of Palazzo Ducale in Genoa the evening of honour, preceded at 2 pm by Ciak ai Giovani, a space in which students interview the voice actors, one of the activities included in the school/work alternation program PCTO, with the development of training credits. Fundamental is the collaboration with the countless universities and with the Regional School Office which will promote the participation of students from Liguria in live events. Five trainees also take part in the organization of the Festival, whose activity has an agreement with the University of Genoa.
The twenty-third edition of the Festival participates with “Voci alla Ribalta” in the Genova Città del Festival tender with the support of the Municipality of Genoa, Genova Città dei Festival, Iren and Coop Liguria.
FRIDAY 2 DECEMBER, 9 pm – SACCO THEATER IN SAVONA
Via Quarda Superiore 1 – Free admission
FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE WITH CULTURE. THE CULTURE OF THE TERRITORY, THE ENHANCEMENT AND SAFEGUARDING OF THE AUDIOVISUAL HERITAGE
Talk show with projections
CULTURE AND THE PROMOTION OF THE TERRITORY THROUGH FESTIVALS AND FILM AWARDS
Tiziana Voarino, director Voices in the Shadows; Giancarlo Giraud, director of the Stefano Pittaluga Award
WELCOME TO THE PACK!
Antonio Carlucci, director and president of the Teatro Sacco
CULTURE AS A GROWTH DRIVE FOR SAVONA
Nicoletta Negro, Councilor for Culture and Tourism of the Municipality of Savona
DIGITIZATION AND ENHANCEMENT OF AUDIOVISUAL HERITAGE AND RESTORATION OF VINTAGE SOUNDTRACKS, FROM ANALOG FILM TO HIGH DEFINITION FILE
Enzo Pio Pignatiello and Paolo Venier of SOS Laurel and Hardy
SCREENING OF THE COMEDY TIT FOR TAT WITH LAUREN AND OLLIO
From Laurel and Hardy Heirs by Charles H. Rogers (1963) with the voices of Mauro Zambuto and Alberto Sordi
AUDIOVISUAL: FROM FILM TO DIGITAL
Alessandro Bechis and Gabriele Mina of the Ferrania Film Museum
SCREENING OF DEVELOPING edited by Alessandro Bechis
THE CINEMA IN THE HALL
Alberto Passalacqua, Ligurian regional president ANEC
QUIDAM BETWEEN INDUSTRY, ART AND CRAFTSMANSHIP
Matteo Ferraiuolo, entrepreneur and Roberto Strazzarino, director of the short film Pentaclub
LIGHTHOUSES IN THE FOG, 1942
Renato Venturelli, journalist, film critic, Voci nell’Ombra juror
TRIBUTE TO THE DUBBING ACTOR MASSIMO TURCI
Child actor in Lighthouses in the Fog, screening of excerpts from Giancarlo De Angeli’s interview
SCREENING THE ITALIAN VOICES OF MARILYN MONROE
edited by Giancarlo De Angeli
INTERVIEW WITH VALENTINA FAVAZZA
Italian voice of Marilyn Monroe played by Ana de Armas in the film Blonde by Andrew Dominik, 2022
SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER, 2 pm
FESTIVAL DUBBING SCHOOL IN SAVONA
Corso Vittorio Veneto 31
Masterclass with EMILIANO COLTORTI, voice actor of Jared Leto among others
SATURDAY 3 DECEMBER, 5pm
CIVIC ART GALLERY AND CERAMICS MUSEUM IN SAVONA
Palazzo Gavotti, piazza Gilbert Chabrol 2 – Free admission
VOICES AT THE MUSEUM: CINEMA, RADIO, THEATRE, ITALIAN DUBBERS AND ART
With Arturo Villone, director and television author, Jury Voci nell’Ombra Audionarrazioni Section
LA FELLINETTE screening
The author Francesca Fabbri Fellini intervenes
DELIVERY OF THE GOLDEN RING AT THE 2021/2022 AUDIONARRATIONS
a UTØYA SPLINTERS
taken from the audio drama One of us
adaptation and direction Sergio Ferrentino, produced by Fonderia Mercury
interpreters Gabriele Calindri, Daniele Ornatelli and Francesca Vettori
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