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How I Didn't Become A Piano Player
Directed by
Tommaso Pitta

UK / 2014 / 17:40

East Coast Premiere

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Nine-year-old Ted is desperately searching for something he is good at. On the day his father comes home with an old monstrous piano, Ted has a revelation: he will become the next Mozart. Based on the short story "Every Good Boy" by David Nicholls.
After graduating the Paolo Grassi School of Dramatic Arts in Milan, Tommaso Pita started work as a theater director in Italy, writing and directing award-winning plays in some of the country's most prestigious venues. Among the productions: "Domenico Scandella, The Inquisition Trials, Interviews With Hideous Men, De Falco's Wedding". In 2010, he directed his first short film, "Already Tomorrow", and the following year was admitted to the National Film and Television School, where he recently graduated. During his time at school, Tommaso directed four other short films, including "How I Didn't Become A Piano Player".

Among other recognition, "How I didn't Become A Piano Player", won the Royal Television Society Student Award for Best Post Graduate Drama, the Premier Award at the British Universities Film and Video Council Awards, and the Audience Award at Aspen Shortsfest.

Cast/Featuring: Logan Shearer, Gabrielle Hamilton, Tom Felton, Fergus O'Donnell, Nigel Genis
Producer(s): Chris Hees
Director(s): Tommaso Pitta
Screenwriter(s): Tommaso Pitta
Cinematographer(s): Sebastian Cort
Editor(s): Pawel Slawek
Production Designer(s): Jamie Burrows
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