ANDREA IANNETTA is a Berlin based freelance filmmaker and film director. He was born and raised in Rome, where he completed a bachelor’s degree in philosophy at the University “La Sapienza”. Thereafter, he moved to India for 6 years to study film direction at the Film and Television Institute of India. His diploma film “Allah is Great” is a subtile reflection on the position of Islam in contemporary world and an ironical answer to the diffused Islamophobia in European societies. The film has been showcased at 30 film festivals around the world and has won 6 awards. Back in Europe he was granted with the fund Opera Prima (for debut film) of MiBAC. He is currently working in Europe and Africa as freelancer filmmaker on several film and video projects on social issue such migration, integration and women rights.




Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso FESPACO 2019
Polain d’Or Best Short Documentary FESPACO Film Festival 2019

Delhi, India 2013
Allah is Great: Special Jury Mention – National Film Awards of India – Prize received by the honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukarjee

Jaipur, India 2013
Special Jury Mention – Jaipur International Film Festival, India

Dubai, UEA 2013
2nd Prize – International Gulf Film Festival 2013

Krakow, Poland 2013
Student Jury Award – 53rd Krakow International Film Festival, Poland

Krakow Film Festival Link

Paris, France 2013
Best Short Film – Extravagant India – Indian Film Festival of Paris, France

Chichinau, Moldavia 2013
Best International Short Film – Festival Toamna de Aur – Chisinau, Moldavia