Giulia Palaia
Curriculum vitae

born in Bolzano, february 20th 1989


feature film in process
role: screenwriter, director
status: treatment
project route:
2021 – Veneto Writing Lab con Giacomo Durzi
2022 – IDM Pitch Workshop con Stefano Tealdi
2023-2024 – IDM mentoring con script editor Isabella Weber
tbdDomani all’alba
fiction short film in development
role: screenwriter, director
status: 2nd draft script
project route:
2022 – Workshop What’s the story – TSFM + IDM
2022 – 5 shorts 1 pitch – TSFM Summer edition
2023-2024 – IDM mentoring con script editor Isabella Weber
2024 – pitch ISFF Clermont Ferrand
2024Una notte
fiction short film in pre-production

role: co-subjectist, 2nd AD
director: Alessio Vasarin
production: Frabiatofilm
status: in distribution
official selection: Lovers Film Festival
prize: Lovers Film Festival special mention

fiction short film for BZ48H
role: co-screenwriter, director
production: Le cinematografe
official selection: BZ48H 2023 | Il corto grazie 2024
prizes: Best short, premio Rai Alto Adige and Best Interpretation to Alessia Perillo
2023Due madri
fiction short film
role: screenwriter, director
production: Frabiatofilm
status: in distribution
official selection: Bolzano Film Festival Bozen, Local Heroes 2024
screening: TSFM Summer Edition #1 | Filmfest Dresden 2024, Diskurs Europa !: Norditalien, Alto Adige
2022Un ottavo
video art short film for BZ48H
personal work
fiction short film
role: screenwriter, director
production: Frabiatofilm
official selection: MArteLive 2022 | CortoConfine IFF 2023 | Cortintelvi 2023 | Amicorti IFF 2023 | Settimo Short Film Festival 2023
video art short film
role: screenwriter, director
official selection: Natura Trento Film Festiva
fiction short film for BZ48H
role: director, DoP, editor
production: Quilombo
prize: Premio IDM Post Produzione
video art digital animation short film
university personal project

Education / training

2023Direction and screenwriting mentoring with the script editor Isabella Weber, supported by IDM Film Fund & Commission
2023Workshop What’s the story by TSFM with Ella Cieslinski and Enrico Vannucci with the short film “Domani all’alba”
2022Pitching training day with Stefano Tealdi
2021Veneto writing lab at Torino film lab with the feature film “Delcisa” with Giacomo Durzi
2021Advanced Storytelling course at Scuola Holden with Alessandro Avataneo
2020Master’s degree in Relational Design at Abadir (Academy of Design and Visual Arts) and Super (School of Applied Art of Castello Sforzesco)
2020IDM Workshop “Shortfilm”
2018FilosofiaCoiBambini internship with Carlo Maria Cirino and Sara Bracco in Turin
2017Second level degree in Art History (Visual Arts: Graphics) at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera with a thesis on “Visual perception in urban living”
2016Workshop of participatory art and urban poetry organized by “beARTiFUL” with Ivan Tresoldi with the collaboration of Museion and Vintola 18 in Bolzano
2016Art camp “make it visible” at the youth center Vintola 18 in Bolzano
2014Stage “Le corps et la lumière” at the photographic studio of Stefan Bourson in Paris
2013Degree in Architecture at the University IUAV of Venice
2008Scientific diploma at the Liceo Scientifico “E. Torricelli” of Bolzano

Work experiences

2022Founder with Lorenza Troian of the communication studio “Prisca Bora Studio – visual and verbal identities”
since 2018Self-employed as a creative director and photographer
since 2021Personal and training support for ESF project at IRECOOP
2016-22Designer and freelance collaborator at Studio Settari Interior Design in Bolzano
2020-21Tutor and coordinator for ESF courses at IRECOOP

Creative direction together with Lorenza Troian of the project Mappatour winner of the call Generazioni 2021


Internship at the editorial staff of Internazionale Kids

2018Concept and conduction of the artistic workshop “Who am I?” within the project “Urban Girls Camp” organized by Bunker Jugendtreff and Officine Vispa in Bolzano
2017-18Employee as graphic and communication designer at Studio Creating
2012-14Collaboration with the designer Silvia Potente in Bolzano
2012Internship at the architecture studio of Rodolfo Zancan in Bolzano



© 2024 Giulia Palaia
made with love by prisca bora ~ studio

the backstage photos are shot by Asia De Lorenzi and Daniel von Johnston
almost all the other images are mine, except when the subject is me and I’m not in front of a mirror, then the author is probably Alessio Vasarin