Venice Days is hosting a not-to-be-missed show of storyboards by the famous illustrator and storyboard artist Davide De Cubellis
, one of whose most recent credits is the fantasy film Tale of Tales
by Matteo Garrone
. Thanks to a joint collaboration with Venice Days, in fact, on September 2 100autori
, the filmmakers' association, will be inaugurating this free exhibition, which will run for the duration of the Venice Film Festival.
In addition to the show, 100autori is sponsoring a talk on Thursday, September 3 at 3 p.m., also held at the Villa degli Autori, featuring De Cubellis and director Gabriele Salvatores, a comics fan who has always set great store by the visual component of the storyboard.
The filmmaker will also be talking about his latest film, The Invisible Boy, with illustrator Giuseppe "Cammo" Camuncoli, who has illustrated the graphic novel of the same name and contributes to major comics series by DC Comics and Marvel.
Moderating the discussions, Giacomo Durzi, screenwriter and director as well as 100autori's representative on the board of Venice Days, will be joined by Luca Raffaelli, an Italian journalist, essayist and screenwriter specialized in comics and animation, who represents animators on the board of 100autori.
Davide De Cubellis (Rome, 1977) majored in architecture from 1996 to 2002, meanwhile obtaining a degree in cartooning from the Scuola Romana dei Fumetti. In 2003 he won the Pierlambicchi di Prato award, and in 2009 the Mediastars Technical Award for Advertising Illustration. He teaches at IED, the Scuola Romana dei Fumetti and the Accademia di Cinema Rosebud. From 2003 to 2013, he paired up with Paolo Morales to illustrate numerous stories for Martin Mystère (Sergio Bonelli Editore). From 2010 to 2012 he designed the covers for John Doe. De Cubellis has worked with many advertising firms and film production companies.