AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
Best Film Director Award for "Bridge Over Blue" at the Rob Knox Film Festival - London 2015
The Grand Prix Award for "A Brunette Kiss" at EOTP International Film Festival 2011/12- England
Best Director Award for "A Brunette Kiss" at Rob Knox Film Festival- London 2011
Best Director Award for "Red Letter" at 15 Min of Fame International Film Festival - Florida USA 2009
Best Visual/cinematography for "A Brunette Kiss" at Limelight Film Awards - London 2010
Best Visual/cinematography for "Red Letter" at Limelight Film Awards - London 2009
Plus 16 other awards in UK and USA, 100 + nominations around the world, short-listed to Shorts Academy Awards (Oscar)
and long-listed to Bafta Shorts
BEHIND THE LENS:.
Edilberto Restino (Restini), Sociologist, is a multi award-winning film director and actor. With 21 awards, Restino is one of the most awarded directors in UK and Brazil.
In 2009/10, Restino directed "Beijo de Morena" (Brunette Kiss) marking his first collaboration with Oscar-winning composer Stephen Warbeck, multi-award winning cinematographer Tony Imi and producers Rupesh Paresh and Paul E. Brooker. Brunette Kiss was finalized in June 2010, winning Best Director Award at Rob Knox Film Festival 2011, the Best Visual Award at Limelight Film Awards in London 2010, The Grand Prix Award, The Best Set Design Award and Best Performance in a Film Award at The EOTP International Film Festival 2011/12, and it is nominated in various other festivals.
With Tony Imi and Bridie Latona, Edilberto shot as well Bridge Over Blue in 2010, winning Best Director award (Edilberto) and Best Actress award (Bridie Latona) at Rob Knox film festival.