Renzo Carbonera graduated with a thesis on British director Ken Loach at the University of Padova.
He directed 9 TV documentaries, all of them broadcasted worldwide. His first fiction short film “Hemingway’s Pen”, premiered at the Mostra del Cinema di Venezia/Giornate degli Autori, selected and awarded in more than 30 international film festivals (including Raindance, Tirana, New Delhi, Naoussa, Bari BiFest).
“Resina”, his first feature film, premiered at the A-listed Montreal World Film Festival in 2017 and in Italian theatres on the 31st of Mai 2018. It was selected and awarded in more than 20 international film festivals, distributed in 15 Countries by Wide Management including US, France, Germany, China, UK, Australia and South Korea, nominated at the Italian Golden Globes and Ciak d'Oro in 2019 and ranked 6th best film released in Italy in 2018 for FICE (Federazione Italiana Cinema d’Essai-the Italian Art House Theatres and Cinemas Association). His second film "Takeaway", starring Libero De Rienzo, Carlotta Antonelli and Paolo Calabresi, will be released in 2021 by Fandango. "Pluto", his third film starring Andrea Pennacchi, is currently in post production.
Renzo is the artistic director of the Belvedere-Gschwent Foundation and responsible for audiovisual and multimedia project in its museums.