Director, Producer, Actor UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Michael Angelo COVINO

Michael Angelo COVINO

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Biography

Filmmaker and actor, Michael Covino sees his first feature film The Climb, premiering at Un Certain Regard in 2019, where he won the Coup de Coeur of the Jury Award. The film is adapted from the eponymous short, presented at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018. We recently saw him as an actor alongside Tom Hanks in News of the World. Prior to that, he produced Hunter Gatherer, awarded of a Special Jury Prize at the South by Southwest Film Festival and was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award in 2017. His career as a producer was also marked by movies like Kicks, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and released by Focus World in 2016, Keep in Touch, which he co-wrote, and Babysitter which premiered at SXSW in 2015. In 2016, he was added to the Moviemaker Magazine’s 25 Screenwriters to Watch list.

Films presented at Cannes

THE CLIMB 2019 Un Certain Regard Script / Dialogue , Director , Actor

Awards

THE CLIMB
THE CLIMB 2019 Un Certain Regard Jury's "Coup de Coeur" ((tied)) Script / Dialogue , Director , Actor
Jury members
Member - Un Certain Regard - 2021
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Directors

Annie SILVERSTEIN

Annie SILVERSTEIN

Director, Script Writer
Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Director, Script Writer
Lilian FANARA

Lilian FANARA

Director, Script Writer
Michelangelo ANTONIONI

Michelangelo ANTONIONI

Script Writer, Director
Mitchelle TAMARIZ

Mitchelle TAMARIZ

Director, Script Writer
Quentin TARANTINO

Quentin TARANTINO

Director, Actor, Script Writer
HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke

HAMAGUCHI Ryusuke

Script Writer, Director
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