Alberto Di Troia is a Melbourne-based playwright, filmmaker, and a graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film & Television) and the Master of Writing For Performance at the Victorian College of the Arts.
His short film Blood Trust played festivals both nationally and internationally, as has his short film editing work. Alberto worked as an assistant editor at Melbourne post-production agency The Butchery, on Screen Australia funded feature film Downriver, and as a filmmaking mentor for Darebin Council’s Decibels Records program.
As a playwright he has presented work with Melbourne Theatre Company, Adelaide Fringe, Australian Theatre For Young People, ABC Radio National, Junior Space Melbourne and Melbourne Fringe, where his participatory culinary competition I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Cooking For was nominated for Best Theatre and won the NSW Touring Award. Alberto’s latest play Truly Madly Britney was shortlisted for the 2018 Max Afford Playwright’s Award, presented by Melbourne Theatre Company as part of their Cybec Electric reading series and produced as the centrepiece of Theatre Works’ 2019 Midsumma season. He was recently the Artistic Director of community filmmaking program Into The Limelight, a participant in AFTRS/Film Victoria 2019 Talent Camp and placed on the Film Victoria Key Talent Placement Register.
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