director, animator, designer



My name is Martina Scarpelli I am an Italian film maker and artist with an unhealthy love for new aesthetics, and beautifully told stories.

I like to create simple but striking visuals at the service of provoking ideas and profound concepts.  

I have a BA in Fine Art from “Accademy of Brera” in Milano, and a BA in Animation from “Experimental Center of Cinematography” in Turin. I took part at the European workshop “ASF - Animation sans frontiers 2014/2015, about development and production of animated projects, Anidox:Lab about development of animated documentary, and Anidox:residency.


softwares: Tv-paint, Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, InDesign

languages: Italian, English, German, French (basic)


DAVID di DONATELLO – Shortlisted - EGG

PFA – Piccolo Festival Animazione -  Jury Award - EGG

Afrodite Shorts – Award for Best Animated Film - EGG

LIAF - Best of Animation

ANILOGUE - Grand Prix - The Best of Anilogue

POFF Shorts - Grand Prix

AFI FEST - Grand Jury Award for best short animated film

European Animation Award - Nominee for Best Director

Dok Leipzig – Golden Dove award for best animated film

Annecy International Animation Festival - Jean-Luc Xiberras Award for a First Film

Primanima World Festival of First Animation - Best First Film

Bucheon International Animation Festival - Special distinction price for short film

Odense International Film Festival - ANIS Animation Talent Award

Cinanima – Special Mention

Manchester Film festival - Special Mention

Bit Bang Festival – Special Mention

Riga International Film Festival - Special Mention

Jean-Luc Xiberras Award for first film at Festival international du film d'animation d'Annecy 2018 - EGG

best European student animated film Animateka - COSMOETICO

Anca Fest – special mention student award - COSMOETICO

Toronto Animated Image Society - best short film - COSMOETICO

Centrale Preneste - best animate short film - COSMOETICO

Fano Film Festival – best short film - COSMOETICO

Afrodite Short – best student film - COSMOETICO


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