For a Human-Centered AI

Andrea Franceschini

Born in Trento in 1982, Andrea Franceschini holds a three-year degree in Communication Sciences (2005), a master’s degree in Television, Cinema and Multimedia Production (2008), a PhD in Communication and New Technologies (2013) at the IULM University and a master in screenwriting (2010) at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia.

This background led him to acquire an interdisciplinary preparation that includes the production of multimedia videos, short films and documentaries, as well as screenplays for television and theater.

Since 2007, he has been working as an independent filmmaker for nationally and internationally awarded audiovisual projects on artistic and social themes. Many of his works have been selected and awarded in Italian and international festivals (including Roma Cinema Doc, Ethnografilm Film Festival in Paris, Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos in Madrid, Lift-Off Film Festival in London, Classical Film Festival in Napa, California, Near Nazareth Film Festival, Jersey City Golden Door International Film Festival, Haven International Film Festival).

Over the years he has created video projects for Italian and foreign agencies, institutes and foundations including Mart Museum of Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Autonomous Province of Trento, Plus Communication, Intesa Sanpaolo, Unicredit, Decca Universal Music, Sony, Sky, La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra and Triennale of Milan, Festival Pontino del Circeo, Teatro Regio of Turin, Teatro Stabile of Bolzano, Time Magazine, Opernfestspiele of Munich, Teatro del Canal of Madrid, Theaterhaus of Stuttgart, Ircam and Festival Agorà of Paris.

From 2012 to 2019 he was director of MusicEmotion, a project that brought the concerts of La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra live via satellite to high schools and cinemas in Italy, Russia, Canada, the United States, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina.

Since 2013 he has been a teacher of Audiovisual Languages ​​and Techniques, first at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice and now at the Trentino Art Academy.

Since 2021 he has been working at the Digital Communication and Big Events Unit of FBK.

Author's articles

  • February 28, 2024
    The indelible faintness of traces
    A new joint FBK-ISIG and 3DOM project that reveals the face of the city of Trento from the profound changes that have affected it over the years and the effects these have had on the community.
  • January 16, 2024
    AgrifoodTEF: the first field tests
    One year after its launch, the European project coordinated by FBK is working for companies wishing to validate their innovative solutions under real-life conditions of use.
  • August 31, 2023
    A benchtop electron microscope
    Research advancement also comes through the tools scientists use in their work. We visited the MNF labs at Fondazione Bruno Kessler and asked a few questions to learn more about the features of the benchtop electron microscope.
  • March 23, 2023
    Not just a name. The Legacy of Bruno Kessler
    Radio FBK's new podcast presents the conversation among historians around the figure of Bruno Kessler, Trentino's ferryman from what it was until the early 1960s to what it has become over the next four decades.
  • April 12, 2022
    The infinite lightness of exploration
    A journey inside the HERMES-SP project and the cross scientific return in the field of multi-messenger astrophysics
  • February 10, 2022
    Giulia Cencetti appointed “Emerging Researcher” by the Complex System Society
    We asked her to give us an overview of her work and a reflection on the occasion of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science.
  • January 11, 2022
    Reliving the Underground Trent thanks to Augmented Reality
  • December 20, 2021
    So it was, if you like
    TOTEM: A dip into the past through the eyes of the present and with the help of 3D
  • September 16, 2021
    A (web)valley of ideas
    On 27 August, the 2021 edition of WebValley ended, the summer school organized by FBK which gives Italian and international students the opportunity to confront themselves within the mare magnum of new technologies applied to scientific research. The enthusiasm of their testimonies is a certainty for our present and for the future.
  • July 7, 2021
    The role of non-pharmaceutical interventions in the Chinese vaccination campaign
    Valentina Marziano (FBK) is the co-author of a new study recently published in Nature on the spread of COVID-19 in China, according to which non-pharmaceutical interventions will continue to be the number one weapon to curb infections
  • July 6, 2021
    I is another me
    Silvio Ranise, director of the FBK Cybersecurity center, tells how the issue of digital identity is current and in constant evolution, between the duty to protect our privacy and the duty to facilitate our life.
  • June 18, 2021
    A house is not a home
    The story of Omar Hammad Ali, researcher at FBK's Micro Nano Facility, is the ideal emblem to celebrate International Refugee Day, and to underline the Foundation's commitment to the defense and enhancement of human capital from even the most sadly known corners of the planet.
  • June 15, 2021
    More maps for everyone
    The "Trento Time Travel Maps" project of the FBK Digital Society Center provides citizens with a series of urban maps to understand how the city has changed from the 19th century to today
  • April 16, 2021
    At the source of all types of energy
    The scientific excellence and social impact of the FBK Sustainable Energy Center: for innovation in the hydrogen sector and for future-proof technologY development.
  • April 8, 2021
    New horizons for the FBK Clean Room
    Thanks to newly purchased equipment, we are moving from micro-fabrication to nano-fabrication of devices, for innovative applications in companies and in the space industry
  • March 30, 2021
    PAST TO PRESENT: rediscovering history through augmented reality
    Chiese Valley in Trentino combines tradition and innovation to rediscover the history of Fort Larino and the Great War
  • March 18, 2021
    Thirty years after the death of Bruno Kessler, FBK and the University of Trento remembered the figure of their founder on the occasion of the delivery of a work by artist Riccardo Schweizer, now entitled “Homage to Bruno Kessler”.