39Films (39F), is an independent audiovisual production company based in Italy, founded in 2011 by Dario Lanis and Alfredo Federico. We develop and produce international documentaries and features films in coproduction with worldwide partners.
In 2014, we produced FRANCIS OF BUENOS AIRES (directed by Miguel Rodriguez Arias and Fulvio Iannucci), first documentary based on Pope Francis, released in Italy with more than 300 screens.
In 2016, we produced COMING FROM (directed by Alfredo Federico), documentary about Roma culture in Europe, filmed in the UK, Belgium, Croazia, Bulgaria and Italy. We also produced a feature film CETACEOS (directed by Florencia Percia, RIFF 2017 Rome independence Film Festival).
In 2017, we produced the documentary FOOD ON THE GO (directed by Mercedes Cordova, San Sebastian Film Festival 2017) and CAFFE SOSPESO (directed by Fulvio Iannucci and Roly Santos), both were acquired by NETFLIX for worldwide distribution.
During September 2018, we released a feature film SOLEDAD (directed by Agustina Macri, Warsaw Film Festival international Competition and Rome Film Festival, Alice nella Citta, Panorama Italiano)
We are currently in post production with RUNNERS (documentary directed by Alessandro Minestrini) and NEGATIVE NUMBERS (first international coproduction Georgia, France and Italy, directed by Uta Beria).
Upcoming projects will be XENEIZES directed by Michele Rovini, THE BROWN HEART OF ASIA directed by Cinzia Puggioni and TAKE AWAY directed by Renzo Carbonera.
About the CEO
Alfredo Federico ex COO of Costa Films where he worked very closely with the The Latin American Film Fund, a joint venture with The Weinstein Company and the start up of MUBI, online cinema with focus in cult movies, classic, independent and awarded films.
Alfredo Federico was involved in many high profile auteur movies, such as: TROPA DE ELITE directed by Jose Padilha (Berlin Film Festival, Golden Bear Winner, 2008), THE BURNING PLAIN directed by Guillermo Arriaga (Venice Film Festival, in Official Competition, 2008), THE ARTIST directed by MarianoCohn & Gaston Duprat (Executive Producer,Rome Film Festival, in Official Competition, 2008) and DAMN SUMMER directed by Luís Ortega, based on short story Death in Midsummer, written by Yukio Mishima. (Executive Producer, 2010).
Alfredo Federico is a co writer of Machiavelli, the prince script.