Silvia Codognotto Sandon
Commonly known as Silvia C.Sandon, born in Milan, lived in Rome since the end of 1994 and she is the daughter of the famous singers Natalino Otto and Flo Sandon.
Among her responsibilities, are included her works as Author and Screenwriter, as well as Executive Producer for other productions, very often outside abroad.
After High School, specializing in Modern Languages, achieved in an American Institute of Milan, she began her artistic training attending the course for Assistant Directors at the “Accademia del Piccolo Teatro” in Milan. Following this, perfecting her training in the United States, with a stage of “Advertising and Production”, part of the course of Communication Strategy (David Ogilvy staff, NY – NY) during the 1979/80 biennium.
From 2005, she has been the Producer of COA/The Dreambuster srl, and from April 2014, she has held the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company.
“Please take note: what follows is my Short Bio, since various activities I carried out in the course of the years, I consider as interesting experiences, but not fundamental to my work excursus. Nevertheless, I believe that my professional profile will clearly emerge from what you read”.
CEO and Producer in “Company Of Arts /The Dreambuster” (aka COA / The Dreambuster) Independent Film Production Company of which she is founder.
Non-profit Consultant at the Italian Parliament on “Independent Production and European film-makers” (in the framework of the so-called “Maccanico Law” including the related financial plan: in particular, she has prepared the DDL (= bill) about “Tax Credit” n. 1493, in June 1996 for the House of Representatives)
RAI Uno / “Ciao Natalino!” Natalino Otto’s TV Special, 30 years later from his death under the high patronage of Rome's and Milan's Ministry of Cultural Heritage / Scriptwriter, director and producer of the event.
RAI Uno / Creative Consultant for a Cultural Entertainment Broadcast Serial (“1897- 1914: Europe under the Belle Époque's spell”) Scriptwriter of the serial. The project has been optimized with a new title “Ilaria’s portrait”, provided for 12 TV episodes.
Full immersion in London (UK) about the Independent Film Makers Companies in EU and USA.
RAI Uno / TV Program “Noi, maggiorenni...” (= “Music for grown up people”) Italian Songs History - from 1950 to 1965. Writer and producer of the program.
Creative consultant for a UK TV program, “Shots” (Advertising from all over the world)
New York Film Festival – GOLD MEDAL Winner for a video clip “Blue” (Category: Rhythm & Blues/Soul). Scriptwriter and producer.
Telemontecarlo (nowadays “LA 7” Private network) “Gente & Turismo” (“People and Tourism”), a weekly program about Fine Arts and Five Stars Tourism.
Author and producer of the serial. Sponsor: AMEX.
RAI Due (Italian network) / “Donne” (“Women”), a program about women's world.
Teamwork with “Marie Claire” magazine. Author and producer of the program.
Odeon TV (Private network) / “Reclame”, weekly program about Advertising and Marketing, in Italy and abroad. Writer and producer of the serial.
FININVEST Group (nowadays MEDIASET) – Publitalia ‘80
Advertising Producer for the “Iniziative Speciali” (= “Sponsor Activities”)
Author of a multimedia book “Vendo Ritmo” (= “Rhythm for sale”) (Natalino Otto's life)
published in January by Edizioni Sabinae, Rome (Italy) www.natalinootto.com
Scriptwriter for “DEAUVILLE” (feature film / co- production IT/UK/USA)(www.IMDb.com)
Scriptwriter for a feature film “A place in Venice” (Italian title “Una finestra sull’acqua”)
Scriptwriter for a TV movie treatment “Birthday” (Italian title “La vita è degli altri”)
Italian staff - Editorial and Advertising coordinator for a USA fashion magazine “W” and “Woman’s wear daily” (Fairchild Publications)
Fashion-shows - Musical Art Director for FENDI, SOPRANI, BASILE,CALLAGHAN, BYBLOS, FIORUCCI. As in France: TICKTINER, PIMS, HELYETT
Consultant for REVLON Cosmetics (New Clients area)
Reporter for the Olympia's Press Agency in Milan
Visiting professor about “TV and Advertising Communications” at Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (Fine Arts Academy) in Milan, Italy.
Lectures about “Independent Films and TV Production Companies” at La Sapienza Università, in Rome, Italy (Academic course in “Communications Sciences”)
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