GERALDINE DARDANO
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Born: Sorengo, Switzerland
the 5th January 1972
Nationality Swiss  and Italy
Adress: 6612 Ascona  (Ticino – CH)

Education

High School
Art School “A. Frattini” – Varese, Italy
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University
1992-1997
The “Brera Academy of Arts”- Milan, Italy
Degree in Stage Design: 110/110
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Further Education
“C.S.I.A” 1995-1996
Industrial Arts and Design School
“Computer Animation based on Silicon Graphics”
Lugano, Switzerland
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IT Knowledge

Photoshop – Illustrator
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Languages

Mother tongue: Italian
Excellent: french
Good: english – spanish
Discreet: german

 

Professional  Experience
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December – January 2021
Interior Designer
Private Apartment

Munich – Germany
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July – Sept 2020
Set Decorator
Film “Monte Verità”

Director: Stefan Jäger
Tellfilm (CH) Coin Film (D) – KGP (A)
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Oct – Dec 2019
Production Designer
Film “Il Demolitore di Camper”

Director: Robert Ralston
RSI – Amka Film
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June – July 2019
Set Decorator
Film “Turn of the Tide”

Director: Nancy Camaldo
Albolina Film Srl – Elfenholz Film- München -DE
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November – December 2018
Production Designer
TV Promo  “Christmas in RSI”

Director: Maurizio Donati
RSI Production
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June – August 2018
Product Designer
Film  “I SEGRETI DEL MESTIERE”
Rough Cat – Amka Film – RSI production
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April – June 2018
Set Decorator
Film – “THE ZURICH LIAISON”
SyQuali production – Zürich
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February – March 2018
Production Designer
Dokufiction – “1918 Fuga dalla Russia”
RSI production
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Febrary 2018
Production Designer
TV Promo – “30 anni di Radio 3”
RSI production
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September 2017
Production Designer
Short Film “TEOREMA”
directors Amos Pellegrini e Sebastiano Piattini
production Rough Cat
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August  – October 2107
Set Decorator
Serie TV “IL GUARDIACACCIA”
director Andrea Canetta
production RSI
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June – July 2017
Set Decorator
mini serie TV “CASA FLORA”
director Elisabetta Marchetti
production Amka Film
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June – August 2016
Set Decorator
Film: “FINDING CAMILLE”
Director: Bindu De Stoppani
Hugo Film (ZH) – Echo Film (BZ)
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September – November 2015
Set Decorator
Film: “IL NIDO”
Director: Klaudia  Reyniker
Amka Film Production – Tempesta Film (I)
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March – June  2015
Set Decorator
Film fiction: “LE TEMPS D’ANNA”
Director: Greg Zglinski
CAB Production (CH)
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May – October 2014
Set Decorator
Film: “STATION HORIZON”
Director: Pierre-Adrian Irlé & Romain Graf
JUMP CUT – TSR production
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November 2013 – January 2014
Interior Designer
Private – Rome
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August – October 2013
Set Decorator
Film: “DEUX JOURS AVÈC MON PÈRE”
Director: Anne Gonthier
PCT production
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June – July 2013
Production Designer
Mokumentary: “OPERAZIONE LOMBARDIA”
Director:  Fulvio Bernasconi
Cinedokké Production – RSI
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May 2013
Production Designer
TV Spot “EMMENTALER”
Director:  Chris Niemeyer
Plan B Production (Zurich)
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April – May 2013
Production Designer
Short film: “17 ANNI”
Director: Filippo Demarchi
Cinedokké Production
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March – April 2013
Art Director & Graphics
Gelateria Italiana  “PUNTO G”
Munich – Germany
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Mai – June 2013
Interior Designer & Graphics
Dental Clinic & Associated
Terni – Italy
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February – April 2013
Interior Designer
Clinic Office
Terni – Italy
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December – January 2012-2013
Interior Designer
Shop “DOLCE LIVIA”
Lombardy –Italy
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May 2012 – July 2012
Set Decorator
Film: “DIE SCHWARZEN BRUDER”
Directeor : Xavier Koller (Oscar Academy Awards) (cast Moritz Bleibtreu..)
Production Designer Frank Bollinger
Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion AG (ZH)
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November 2011 –April 2012
Designer
“BLUESIDE“– Steroglass
Perugia – Italy
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August 2011- August 2012
Designer
 “FRANCESCOPARETTIDESIGN” Studio
Terni – Italy
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January 2012
Creative Director
Privat “FOOD&DECO”
Food: Christine Rosset– Berenholc- Rome  Italy
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December 2011
Production Designer
Spot “GOAL“
Director  Fulvio Bernasconi
Cinédokké Production – Switzerland
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August 2011
Creative Director
 “FOOD&DECO”
Food: Christine Rosset Berenholc
Rome Italy
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August- September 2011
Set Decorator
Preproduction Film “DIE SCHWARZEN BRUDER”
Production Designer: Gòtz Weidner
Production Designer Suisse: René Jauch
Director: Urs Egger
EnigmaFilm Gmbh (D)
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May 2011
Graphic Designer
Ice Cream Shop “EVI”Label
Milano
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October 2010 – January 2011
Production Designer finalist 
RSI SPORT Studio’s
Produced by RSI (SwissTelevision)
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January 2011
Interior Designer
Private apartment – Milano
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June  2010
Production Designer
Film Preproduction “KILLERS and ZEN” Project
Director:  Giorgio B.Borgazzi
Milan – Italy
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April 2010
Production Designer & Graphics
Videoclip  “LAST SUMMER” The Filmakers
Director:  Giorgio Bonecchi Borgazzi
MetaxaProduction
D.O.P Marco Zimprich
Venezia
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November 2009 – January 2010
Production Designer
Short film: “URKA BURKA”
Director:  Giorgio Bonecchi Borgazzi
MetaxaProduction
D.O.P:  Marco Bassano
Winner Paris Festival “Prix Des Femmes”
Genova
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June 2009
Interior Designer
private “PENTHOUSE 06”
 Palm Jumeira– Dubai
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November 2008
Graphic Designer
Movie Poster “AMERICA“
Director:  Giorgio Bonecchi Borgazzi
MetaxaProduction–
Voice: Luca Solbiati – Milan
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April – August 20081
Assistant Set Decorator
Film “VINCERE“
Director:  Marco Bellocchio
Production Designer Marco Dentici
Set Decorator Laura Casalini
Off Side Production
Torino, Trento, Roma
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April – May 2008
Production Designer
TV studios “EURO 2008“
RSI- Suisse television
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September – December 2007
Assistant Set Decorator
Film “IL SANGUE DEI VINTI“
Director: Michele Soavi
Production Designer: Andrea Crisanti
Set Decorator: Laura Casalini
Media One Production
Roma– Saluzzo- Italy
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March – August 20071/3
Set Decorator
TV Series “QUESTA E’ LA MIA TERRA 20 anni dopo“
Director: Raffaele Mertes
Production Designer: Stefano Gianbanco
Set Decorator: Laura Casalini
Cristina Esigibili – Dardano Géraldine
Mediavivere Production
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May – November 2006
Assistant Set Decorator
TV Series “R.I.S 2“
Director: Alexis Sweet, Pierre Belloni & Valerio Jalongo
D.O.P: Lorenzo Odorisio & Claudio Bellero
Nova Films – Rome
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April – May 2006
Production Designer
Short Film “OTTO PAROLE“
Director: Giorgio Bonecchi Borgazzi
D.O.P: Marco Sgorbati & Paolo Bellan – Milano – Italy
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January – April 2006
Assistant Set Decorator
Film “LA MASSERIA DELLE ALLODOLE“
Director: Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Production designer: Andrea Crisanti
Set Decorator: Laura Casalini – Rome
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November – december 2005
Set Decorator
Film “IL NOSTRO MESSIA“
Production Design: Ivana Gargiuli
Director: Claudio Serughetti
Treespictures Prod – Roma
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Octobre – January 2005 /2006
Graphic Designer
“IMMAGINE 3”
Photographic studio di  Marinella Paolini and Gianni Franchellucci – Rome
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September 2004  – July 2005
Hotel Interior Design
 “LA MASALE” Todi – Italy
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April – May 2004
Assistant Production Designer
Film:  “A TROIS C’EST MIEUX“
Director: Laurance Katrian
Production Designer: Laurance Brenguier
Cast: Mimie Mathy– Michèle Bernier and Isabelle de Botton
Coproduction by TF1 (FRANCE) TSR (SWISS)
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February – April 2004
Production Designer
TV Studio “EUROPEI 2004“
Football Championships – RSI – (Swiss Television)
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April – October  2003
Interior &  graphic 3D master
in collaboration with Marina Albertini
Hotel “PLAZA CROWNE HOTEL”- Refurbishing
Geneva – Switzerland
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October 2002 – February 2003
Assistant Production Designer
“SWISS GENERAL ELECTIONS 2003“
Production Designer: René Jauch
RSI – Switzerland
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September 2002 – October 2002
Assistant Production Designer
Film: “LE VOYAGE DE LA GRANDE DUCHESSE“
Director : Joyce Bunuel
Production Designer : René Jauch,
France 2(FR2)- Mars International Productions- TSR.
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February 2002 – September 2002
Assistant Production Designer
“EXPO 02”  Grand Exhibition
Production Designer: René Jauch
Ticino02 – stand – Bienne – Switzerland
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September – October 2001
Interior Designer – Privat flat – Milan
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July  2000
Production Designer & Lighting
Ballet: “WESEN“
Odeon Theatre
Choreography : Lukas Gaudernak – Vienna
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April 2000 –  June 2002
Assistant Production Designer
Film: “STRADA PRINCIPALE”
Director: Bianca Conti Rossini
Production Designer: Fabrizio Nicora – Switzerland
TSI – PCT
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January  2000
Production Designer
Multimedia Theatre Event: “INGORGO COSMICO“
Director: Federico Caprara
in Co-operation with E&V- Gerardo Wuthier
Lugano – Switzerland
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August 1998 – August 1999
Creative Director  in collaboration with Donat Di Biasi 
CD ROM: “SERGE BRIGNONI – Arte e Collezione
Project realized by CEISIC DEPARTMENT FOR CULTURE  – (Havana – Cuba)
FINALIST  “MOEBIUS” PRIZE – Lugano- Switzerland
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June 1999
Production Designer & Lighting
Ballet: “MAI” Odeon Theatre
Choreography by: Lukas Gaudernak
Vienna
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August 1998 – March 1999
Assistant Production Designer
Ballet: “LA BAYADERE“
Opera House Vienna
Choreography by: Vladimir Malakhov
Production Designer: Jordi Roig
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June 1998
Production Designer & Lighting
Ballet: “VON WEISSEN KISTEN” Off – Ballet IV
Choreography by: Lukas Gaudernak
Vienna – Odeon Theatre
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February 1998
Graphics Designer
Short Film: “ELVIS DEAD AT 58“
Director: Giorgio Bonecchi Borgazzi
Selected for “Sundance Film Festival”  and recommended by   “American film critics”
“Noir in Festival”   – 2nd  prize – “Turin Film Festival”- 3rd prize
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March 1997 – March 1998
Assistant Production Designer
Ballet: “VOLFGANG AMADE”
Choreography by: Renato Zanella
Production Designer: Jordi Roig
Vienna Opera House
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December 1997
Work experience
Department for Decoration and Costumes
direction of Annette Beaufays
BundeWork experiencestheaterverband

Vienna Opera House

 

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