Artistic Director of the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur (Switzerland)
John Canciani, Italian/British/Swiss (1975, Winterthur), artistic director of the Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, since 2013 is film curator at Cinema Cameo/Filmfoyer Winterthur where he advices the programme manager, regularly curates film programs and moderates Film Talks. He has a Master in Advanced Studies in Curating ZHdK and was Editor of the IssueNo.23 of the magazine on-curating „The Future of Short Film“, which was presented at Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen. He is Member of the Swiss Film Academy and the European Film Academy, Board Member at Pro Shorts and the Short Film Conference. He advices Swissfilms for the yearly Short Film Booklet. John Canciani has curated various film programmes which where shown at the Cabaret Voltaire Zürich, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) London, Centre Culturel Suisse Paris and Ann Arbor Film Festival and has been a Jury member at numerous film festivals. His Film TOKYO ROCK N ROLL (2007) was shown at 18 Festivals.