Dusk Chorus - Based on “Fragments of Extinction” by David Monacchi
Nika Saravanja, Alessandro D'Emilia
Italy / 2016 / 60'
Follow the eco-acoustic composer David Monacchi on his quest to record pure continuous 24-hour 3D soundscapes in the area with the world’s highest biodiversity in Ecuador’s remote primary forests. A unique listening experience of fragments of the disappearing sonic heritage of millions of years of evolution.
Nika Šaravanja is a Croatian documentary filmmaker and visual artist. After studies on the Zagreb School of Economy and Management in Zagreb, she spent many years traveling, doing social work and collaborating and exhibiting with various artists and NGO's. She was the owner and curator of Etikart galley in Rovinj and she has also worked as a yoga and snowboarding teacher for many years. She graduated on the Zelig school for documentary and new media in directing class and her work consists of mainly social impact & environmental oriented documentaries. "Dusk Chorus- based on fragments of extinction" was her first feature documentary. She is currently living in Vienna and working on her second feature film.
Alessandro was born in Rome in 1988. Life took him to live elsewhere, mainly in Mountains, Dolomites. Here he became soon passionate in climbing, skiing and slacklining. Practicing these activities he developed a strong interest in the audiovisual
sector, in particular remain fascinated by the mysteries of nature, from the unexplored places, the different styles of life and thought of mankind. He is travelling a lot every year, following professional athletes and expedition project all around the world.
In 2016 He graduated in photography at Zelig, school of documentary
Language: Italian, English