CLAUDIA AS A TRANSLATOR

Hi!

I am perfectly trilingual with Italian, French, and English. I write fiction , non fiction and screenplays in those three languages and, of course, I can translate to and from these three languages. If you’re looking for a translator, please feel free to contact me!

Here is my CV

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Language skills

Mother tongue: Italian

Other languages:  English and French   (perfect knowledge)

I can translate any document, fiction, non fiction and screenplays

Screenplay Translations

–          Story for the screen translation from Italian into English “I Distillatori” (The Bootleggers) by Francesco Volpi.

–          Screenplay from Italian into French “Un cancello tra i prati” by Carlo La Chimia (winner of the RIFF competition).

EDUCATION

  Academic Education and training

–          Qualified Teacher Status granted by GTC on February 13, 2012 – Teacher Reference Number: 1433314

–          Italian Teaching Licence for “Economics and Business Disciplines” – SSIS Latium University “Roma III” – June 2007

–          Bachelor’s Degree in Economics 1982 – Università “La Sapienza” Rome (Italy). Score 110/110

–          French DEUG in “Economics” 1976 – Université de Nancy (France)

–          French Baccalauréat 1974 – Académie de Metz-Nancy (Graduation from the French High   School).

Courses

–          May 2013 – November 2013 – “Write Your First Draft Fast” – With Professor Christine De Smet – University of Wisconsin http://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/lsa/online/writing/screenwriting.htm

–          August 2011: “Spoleto Intensive Screenwriting Course” held by screenwriter Irv Bauer http://www.irvbauerscreenwriting.com/IBS/Home.html

–          2005: Introduction to Drama – “Teatri Possibili” ROME.

–          2002 (Spring): Playwriting course held by the Roman Theatre Company “Bona la Prima” at the Bracciano Public Library

–          1996 Course “Creative Writing” Rome University.

–          1995 Course “The Theatre and the Scenic Space” Bracciano – Public Library.

–          1993 -1994 Second course at “The Institute of Children’s Literature” West Redding (CT)

–   1992 – 1993 First course at “The Institute of Children’s Literature” West Redding (CT)

LITERARY AWARDS

NOVELS

“950 49th Street Brooklyn, New York – uno spaccato d’America al femminile” (950 49th Street, Brooklyn New York – a woman’s insight into America) won:

– February 1999 – First Prize in the contest “Nuove Lettere” – section published fiction – organized by “Istituto Italiano di Cultura” Naples – Italy

– October 1999 – 23rd Emigration Prize – the prize had a theme “The Emigration in the World on the Verge of the year 2000” organized by Town of Pratola Peligna, the review “La voce dell’emigrante” , the region Abruzzi, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“Il fantastico viaggio di Priscilla” – (Priscilla’s fantastic Journey)

November 2005 –   the novel arrived second at the contest for children’s fiction (section 7 – 9 years old) “ Il mulino a vento” .

SHORT STORIES

1997 “Uguale dentro” (The Same Inside) Special Jury Prize , Contest “Zaccaria Negroni” – Children’s literature

1997 “l’aspirante cuoca” (The Willing – to – be chef) – honourable mention in the Contest “Via di Ripetta” section short stories (children’s fiction)

1998 “Una tragedia” (A Tragedy) – First prize in the Contest “Nuove Lettere” Napoli, section “short unpublished stories”

1998 “Il regalo del nonno” – (Grandpa’s gift) – honourable mention in the contest “Zaccaria Negroni” – Children’s short stories

1999 “Mattia e il fantastico Coccodroccolo” (Mattia and the fantastic Crocoduck) First prize 10th edition of the Contest “La Montagnola” – Rome – section “stories for children”

2000 “Una lettera d’amore” (A Love Letter) 4th place in the Contest “Per una lettera d’amore” Francavilla a Mare.

2001 “La chiave” (The Key) – 3rd prize in the contest “Alceste de Lollis”.

2003 “Un matrimonio a New York” (A Wedding in New York) – 2nd. Prize in the contest “Premio Emigrazione” – Pratola Peligna – section: unpublished fiction

POETRY

1997 “L’abbraccio” (the hug) special mention in the contest “Nuove Lettere” – Napoli, section “unpublished poetry”

1997 “Versi per vivere” (verses to live) collection of poems – Specia mention in the contest “Via di Ripetta” Rome.

1998 “Versi per ridere” (verses to laugh) collection of poems – special mention in the contest “Via di Ripetta” Rome.

PLAYS FOR THE STAGE

– October 2002 Contest “Omaggio a Goldoni” – 3rd prize with the two act comedy “Voci che girano” (Gossip)– section theatre and poetry. The comedy was produced by Testaccio Theatre in Rome in 2002.

– October 2005 1st prize in the National Contest “Picena” (Ascoli Piceno) – section : one act play with the play “Dammi solo un po’ di seme”(Give me Only a Little Seed)

– September 2006 the one act play “Dammi solo un po’ di seme” (as above) was finalist in the contest Atto Solo” – Teatro d’occasione di Bergamo.

– October 2008 “Quando chiamò l’amante, la moglie scoppiò a ridere…” (When the mistress called, the wife laughed…) Special Prize of the jury in the Contest “Il Convivio” Giardini Naxos (ME) – Section theatre

SCREENPLAYS

November 2011 – The short screenplay “La Vacanza Americana” (The Italian Vacation) was selected finalist at the “Valpolicella Film Festival” in San Pietro in Cariano (Verona)

I am working with director Luca Murri. We wrote a short screenplay “Un Amato Funerale” (A Beloved Funeral) that wAS produced in 2013 in Italy, shooting location Nicosia – Sicily and was released in April 2014.

We are in the process of writing more screenplays (shorts, and long features).

June 2012; The screenplay “Vorrei Essere…” (I Wish I Could Be) arrived finalist at the contest “Il Cortificio” (Coming Soon Television and Minimum Fax) – The winner should be published by July 15, 2012 and will be produced by Coming Soon Television.

PUBLICATIONS

1993 “Waiting for Befana” – children’s story – on the review “The Legions of Light” Margaretville (NY)

1997 the poem “Ragioni” (Reasons) in the anthology “138 Mirabili Istorie” Antonio Stango Editore.

1997 “Uguale dentro”(The Same Inside) – children’s story on the review “Il Contastorie”

1998 the poem “Assurdo” (Absurd) and the children’s story “L’aspirante cuoca” (The willing-to- be chef) in the anthology of the “Premio Lido di Roma” – Antonio Stango editore.

1998 “950 49th Street Brooklyn, New York – uno spaccato d’America al femminile” (950 49th Street Brooklyn New York . a woman’s insight into America) – novel – Antonio Stango Editore.

1999 on the website HYPERLINK “http://www.fenyce.net” http://www.fenyce.net the movie reviews “Bullets over Broadway” and “A Price Above the Rubies”.

2001 “I silenzi del cuore” (the Silences of the Heart)– short story – in the anthology “Racconti senza rete” – Michele Di Salvo Editore.

2001 “Mattia e il fantastico Coccodroccolo” (Mattia and the Fantastic Crocoduck) in the review “Il Foglio Letterario”.

2001 “A Little Monster’s Journal” in the anthology “New International Plays for Young Audiences Volume Two – plays of cultural conflict.” Meriweather Publishing Company – Colorado (USA) – Edited by Professor Roger Ellis, Grand Valley State University (Michigan).

2002 “A Tragedy” in the review “Carve Magazine” (HYPERLINK “http://www.carvezine.com” www.carvezine.com)

2002 “Il rosario” (the Rosary) short fiction story – in the anthology “Oltre la rete” Proposte Editoriali Editore.

2009 March – “La corsa e l’infinito” (The Race and Infinity) Edizioni della Vigna (Arese) – Science Fiction Novel

2009 June – “Dost Distern, un cuoco fantastico” (Dost Distern a fantastic cook) culinary appendix appendice gastronomica to the novel “The Race and Infinity” Edizioni della Vigna (Arese) – Collection of 17 science fiction recipes all eatable on Earth.

2014 : the short screenplay “Normale Amministrazione” on the website www.hommelette.it  http://www.hommelette.it/ebook nr. 4

MOVIE REVIEWS

The following movie reviews have been published on the blog www.amorecinema.wordpress.com and www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.com and two more Italian blogs

–          A Price above the Rubies: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/01/il-cinema-di-claudia-1-il-gioco-dei.htm

–          Gattaca: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/02/gattaca-1997.html

–          Paycheck   http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/04/paycheck-il-cinema-di-claudia-11.html

–          Bullets over Broadway: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/01/pallottole-su-broadway.html

–          Marnie: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/02/marnie-di-alfred-hitchcock.html

–          Bowfinger: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/02/bowfinger-il-cinema-di-claudia-4.html

–          Match Point: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/02/il-cinema-di-claudia-3-match-point-di.htm

–          Pleasantville: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/03/pleasantville-recensione-di-claudia.html

–          Cierresse: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/03/cierresse-il-cinema-di-claudia-9.html

–          Unfacebook: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/03/unfacebook-il-cinema-di-claudia-7.html

–          The Purple Rose of Cairo: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/03/la-rosa-purpurea-del-cairo-il-cinema-di.html

–          Innerspace: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/

–          Jumanji: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/05/jumanji-il-cinema-di-claudia-13.html

–          Il Pranzo di Ferragosto: http://www.cinetecadicaino.blogspot.it/2012/05/il-pranzo-di-ferragosto-il-cinema-di.html

The translation of the movie reviews “Gattaca” and “Unfacebook” appeared on the 2013 Spring issue of Shadowland Magazine (http://shadowlandmagazines.yolasite.com/) in the U.S.A. and more.

MOVIE PRODUCTION

The short screenplay “Un amato funerale” (A Beloved Funeral), I wrote with director Luca Murri, was produced in 2013 and released on April 17, 2014 in Italy. Starring: Milena Vukotic, Giorgio Colangeli, Luca Murri, Carola Clavarino, photography by Daniele Ciprì, screenplay Claudia Marinelli and Luca Murri, direction Luca Murri.

BLOGS

www.fantaricette.blogspot.com

www.amorecinema.wordpress.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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