“A Symphony for Rossini: Il Turco in Italia” (2017) is an experimental animated short where animation meets the great tradition of italian music opera. An animated short film made from the  project by Rossini Opera production for ASLICO Theaters.

genre: animated short, 9′ 40” .
film director & creative designer : Monica Manganelli
vfx creative supervisor & motion graphic artist: Antonio Padovani, 3d Artist: Veronica Carli, motion graphic artist: Valentina Lamentia

In a paper theater, the walls of scenography become a notebook pages of the protagonist, Prosdocimo, a poet that wanders in Naples in search of inspiration for his new story. Absolute protagonists are the animation along with the Symphony that Gioacchino Rossini has written for the opera. “I’m obliged to write a farce, and I cannot find a subject!” is the motto regarding this visual-musical tale where watercolors reveal poetic views of Naples, sketches with the protagonists , animated inks 3d become flying sheets, city alleys.

Film Festival-official selection:
-Jecheon International Music  Film Festival 2017
-Migrarti FilmFest Casalbellotta, 2017
-Animasyros, Greece International animation festival 2017
-CARDIFF International film festival 2017
-China International new Media short film festival 2017
–Luci della ribalta, International Film Festival 2017
-Animation Marathon, Athens, 2017
-MUVI, Music international film festival Lisbon 2017