Features, Docs, Shortfilms

We work on all forms of storytelling, selecting the best equipment to furnish the different moving picture formats that support them.


Using the latest technologies

We care of our films on a case-by-case basis, but the projects are solved at in-house facilities which provide constant high standards of production. 

VFX + CC + AE + SD

Effects integration in post

The presence of VFX has become fundamental almost in any sort of project. From color management to transparency-based layers. 


Award-winning Post-production

At DA VINCI FILMS we value the editing room, where from in-deep evaluation of the dailies to the integration of VFX layers and the application of color correction the original footage is turned into artwork.

DA VINCI FILMS' postproduction is impeccable, and the results speak for themselves. The films produced under our professional tutelage have achieved great results according to the most exigent industry standards. They have played at all theatres of the MoMA of New York, at the Martin Gropius Bau of Berlin, at our films have been part of the official selection of such iconic film festivals as Carthage Film Festival (2020, Oscar-qualyfing), Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (2019, FIAPF competitive), Gijon International Film Festival (2015, FIAPF competitive) &c.

13 Years of Experience

Having been involved in all the constituent parts of the art of making films, DA VINCI FILMS provides a unity of concept that is truly rare to find in the industry.

Sound production by DA VINCI FILMS is as award-winning as its cinematography, having won awards for Best Sound at such venues as Jaipur International Film Festival (Jaipur, India, 2020), and the soundtrack arranged by DA VINCI FILMS from award-winning composers such as Mark Petrie has been consistently winner or finalist in some of the most important film music competitions in the world (finalist at the International Sound & Film Music of Croatia).

Award-winning Cinematography

In the age where shooting has become increasingly accessible, the difference stands out more striking than ever. DA VINCI FILMS cares of the production of moving picture with observational acumen. DA VINCI FILMS pictures has won Best Cinematography awards at such festivals as Sydney Indie Film Festival (Australia), Jaipur International Film Festival (Jaipur, India), DOC LA Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA), European Cinematography Awards (Amsterdam, Netherlands) &c.





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awards & nominations

DA VINCI FILMS' landmark project, Arthur Balder’s AMERICAN MIRROR: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY, has been part of more than 50 official selections around the world - only in 2019, and the film has started 2020 by becoming the most awarded film of the 13th Jaipur International Film Festival, winning Best Documentary Feature, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Cinematography and the Red Rose Award for Best Released Film. Among many others of remarkable value, stand out the 53rd Carthage Film Festival (Oscar-qualifying), Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (A-Class FIAPF feature-length competitive), Milano Film Festival (part of the official selections The Outsiders, a selection of the best twelve independent films in the international scenario).

(Photo: Arthur Balder receives Best Documentary Feature Award 2019 from film producer Murray Woodfield, director of the UK Film Festival, on November 23, 2019, at the SoHo Hotel Cinema, London.)

The film has been consistently winning awards for Best Cinematography (Sydney Independent Film Festival, DOC LA Parajanov-Vartanov Institute, Jaipur International Film Festival 2020), has been winner or finalist for Best Original Soundtrack (by composer Mark Petrie) several times (among others the International Sound & Film Music of Croatia), has been awarded as Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film and Best Experimental Film, Best Film of Festival (Arlington Intl Film Festival 2019), Grand Prix Winner (Prvi Kadar Intl Film Festival of Sarajevo), and in sum, has been hailed as one of the rarest, most beautiful, intriguing, yet powerful cinematic statements of the decade by significant critical voices in the context of some of the most important festivals of the world, as published in the pages of Le Quotidienne des Journées cinématographiques Du Carthage, signed by Ph.D. Meriam Azizi on account of the screenings during the 53rd Carthage Film Festival: American Mirror joins the pantheon of such films as David Lynch’s or Stanley Kubrick’s (…) it is a masterpiece.

Official Selections & Wins (selection):

Carthage Film Festival – Journees Cinematograpgiques Du Carthage (Official Selection, Oscar-qualifying).

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (FIAPF A-class feature competitive).

Milano Film Festival (Official Selection).

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival (winner Honorable Jury Mention).

Jaipur International Film Festival (most awarded film of the festival in 2020, becoming also most awarded film in the history of the festival, winning Best Documentary Feature, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Sound and Red Rose Award for Best Released Film).

Orlando Film Festival (winner Arts in Focus Award).

Prvi Kadar / First Frame international Film Festival, Sarajevo (winner Grand Prix for the Best Picture of Festival).

UK Film Festival (Winner Best Documentary Feature).

Near Nazareth Film Festival, Israel (winner Best Documentary Award).

Asti Film Festival, Italy, (winner Premio Giura ASTIDOC competition.)

Oaxaca FilmFest, (finalist for Best Feature Film).

Guayaquil International Film Festival, Ecuador (winner Golden Iguana for Best International Documentary).

Sydney Indie Film Festival (winner Best Cinematography).

Arlington International Film Festival (winner Best of Festival).

Mosaic World Film Festival, IL (winner Best Film of Festival Spotlight Award).

Peak City International Film Festival, VA (winner Best Director Feature).

Ierapetra Documentary Film Festival, Greece (winner Audience Award, Best Director Award)

Visions Du Reel, Switzerland, (Official Selection)

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Florida.

Studio City International Film Festival, North Hollywood.

Burbank International Film Festival (Finalist Best Original Soundtrack.)

International Music & Sound Film Festival, Croatia (finalist Best Original Soundtrack Documentary).

Open World Toronto Film Festival (winner Best Experimental Film).

Fabrique Du Cinema Awards, Rome, Italy, (Winner Best International Documentary).

DOC LA, Los Angeles (winner Best Original Soundtrack, Best Innovative Film, Best Cinematography).

Parajanov-Vartanov Institute of Los Angeles (winner Parajanov-Vartanov Award).

Lucky Strike Film Festival, Los Angeles (winner Best Feature Film).

Santa Cruz Film Festival, CA.

Richmond Intl’ Film Festival (Finalist Best Documentary).

Caminhos Do Cinema, Portugal (Official Selection, Best Cinema Do Mondo).

Alexandre Trauner ART Film Festival, Hungary.

Blow-Up Chicago Arthouse Film Festival (Finalist Best Documentary, Best Actress and Best Cinematography).

Pomegranate Film Festival of Toronto (winner Best Cinematography, Best Documentary).

Chesapeake Film festival, MA (finalist Best Documentary Film).

European Cinematography Awards (finalist best Film 2019).

Canadian Cinematography Awards (finalist best Film 2019).

Hollywood Golden Film Awards (Winner Best Producer & Finalist Best Director 2019).