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"Melini has created something far more interesting than most of what Hollywood has to offer" - "I truly hope someone stands up and gives the money that Davide and his team need and help him get recognised in the bigger film world, because this guy is the future of film" - "Melini’s style and filmmaking history confirms he is part of a new generation of giallo filmmakers that continues to expand upon the genre in exciting ways" - "On the national and international level he is a talent on the rise" - "Melini has a solid future in the horror biz" - "Melini has a fantastic eye for the visual and takes command of his audience from the start and shows a great deal of promise in what could be as his career begins to take off" - "With his unusual style that is infamous among Italian directors, Davide Melini is definately one to watch" - "If this is any indication of the caliber of film he can make, I look forward to his feature-length projects!" - "Melini brings complexity and possibilities to a world of horror that could really use his help" - "Director Davide Melini packs more suspense in just minutes in this short film than many directors do in over an hour and a half of screen time" - "Director Davide Melini seems ambitious and creative" - "One of the up and coming directors I have been keeping my eye on is Davide Melini" - "He is also a great storyteller as well as visionary" - "His stylish and well-crafted short films are definitely a must-see" - "Melini is a sharp director and I want to see what he can do with more material" - "It’s a shame that he hasn’t yet received an offer to make a full-length feature" - "The talent of Davide Melini is evident in the few minutes of the film. You can see he has a talent with suspense films and I really hope there will be a full length production from him" - "Davide’s shorts have been winning him accolaids and awards as well as being selected for numerous film festivals. Clearly a talented man to keep your eyes on" - "Melini proves he can competently tell a story that keeps our interest, and most importantly, his direction and use of camera movement is what best shows his style, a frenetic tide that rises until the final slam-bang ending" - "Director Davide Melini, aware that every second counts, is able to evoke similar visceral moments to early Lucio Fulci, Dario Argento, and Mario Bava through highly stylized camera work" - "How Melini tells their stories in this film is imaginative and visually dramatic, and although the “message” at the end of the film feels a bit heavy-handed, it’s shot through with feeling that makes it go straight to your heart. It’s a moving and beautiful film" - "One Filmmaker to have our eyes on in the future... Can't wait for his next upcoming film THE SWEET HAND OF THE WHITE ROSE" - "Davide Melini really knows how to frame and light a shot. I'd love to see what he could do with a feature with complete control like he has in his shorts" -"Melini is definitely somebody to watch" - "Melini shows us some of his talents he spins things around, making it stand out above most short movies" - "The director can easily tell a story visually, and he knows when and how to use the camera, and has an eye for interesting compositions" - "Melini’s use of the camera is one that is belonging to the feature" - "Melini has created a short film here that is both stylishly appealing and emotionally satisfying" - "He's an aspiring Italian film maker that brings with him all of the attributes that has made Italy famous in the world of horror" -"With THE PUZZLE, Italian filmmaker Davide Melini makes a basic idea interesting and creates a disturbing and fascinating movie with very little run time" - "Director Davide Melini manages to take two somewhat tortured concepts and put them together creating a clever, captivating, well paced short film" -"Melini shows us what direction he wants to go in film making. Let ‘s hope he will have more of this goodness for us in the future" - "Melini is able to create a haunting atmosphere with color and lighting" - "The Italian writer/director certainly knows how to tell a story" -"Melini manages to create a good atmosphere, momentary tension, a few effective jump scares and last moment twist" -"Estamos ante un cortometraje de escasos 5 minutos donde Davide Melini realiza una gran labor de dirección" -"Davide, escritor y director a su vez, realiza un fenomenal trabajo tras la cámara, con planos dulces (como la mano) y maestros (véanse las secuencias de la niña en el parque) desde el primer minuto" - "Con una sola localización, dos actores, y menos de 5 minutos de duración, Davide Melini consiguió crear un thriller en toda regla que funcionó a la perfección, consiguiendo buenos comentarios tanto de la crítica como del público, e incluso ha sido emitido por diferentes cadenas de televisión" - "Nuevamente Melini demuestra una gran destreza detrás de la cámara" - "Davide Melini, "L'Enfant Prodige" del Cinema Horror Italiano" - "Con il ritorno in scena di uno dei più importanti registi horror italiani di questi ultimi anni, il giallo italiano si prepara a festeggiare in grande il suo 50º compleanno" -"Davide Melini ancora una volta fa centro, confezionando in pochi minuti un capolavoro che merita assolutamente di essere visto: ogni scena, ogni inquadratura, ogni particolare è stato sapientemente incastrato, cesellato, affinato, diretto, montato e musicato con una maestria degna di un regista professionista" - "Le inquadrature, rivelano un talento artistico notevole e metodi quasi da manuale" - "Davide Melini, uno dei registi più rappresentativi nel campo dell’indipendente italiano" - "La paura protagonista dei lavori di Melini viene da lontano, da quell’ignoto e quasi dimenticato cinema horror italiano che viene sempre citato e omaggiato ma al quale pochi (a parte Melini) riescono a dare continuità" -"Davide Melini - Pioniere italiano del genere horror" - "Il sottobosco delle produzioni indipendenti ha trovato un nuovo talentuoso autore" - "Il regista riesce anche se con un budget veramente bassissimo, si parla di una cifra intorno ai 300 euro, a realizzare un piccolo miracolo cinematografico" - "Il regista inscena un dramma umano e lo rappresenta attraverso la metafora di una vicenda fantasy-horror che niente concede all'improvvisazione, all'ingenuo entusiasmo dilettantesco o ai ritmi sonnacchiosi e melensi di certe produzioni televisive" - "Ci auguriamo che Davide possa presto misurarsi col lungometraggio e, soprattutto, che abbia l’occasione di lavorare in Italia: abbiamo bisogno di lui, di spaventi, di pulp, di azione, di gioventù - "Non ci sono dubbi sul fatto che avrà successo e che saprà distinguersi tra i giovani emergenti che cercano di farsi un nome, in Italia e all'estero. Davide non solo è sulla buona strada, ma rischia davvero di fare un ottima carriera, visti già i promettentissimi lavori che ha proposto" - "Davide Melini, sicuramente uno dei nomi più interessanti del sottobosco cinematografico di genere" - "Siamo di fronte ad un nuovo talento registico italiano da tenere d'occhio" - "La regia di Davide è sempre più autoritaria e sicura e lo si vede in ogni fotogrammo, nella ottima scelta dei due protagonisti e in particolare nel dare ai personaggi un'anima capace di comunicare con coloro che guarda le immagini" - "La regia di Melini è molto pimpante e fumettistica tanto da dare l'idea di tradurre in immagini le tavole di un ipotetico storyboard" - "Una regia da manuale inanella una serie di inquadrature, che giocano con il genere" - "Un giovane regista da tener d'occhio" - "Il regista dimostra di avere talento da vendere" - "Chi mi segue da un pò sa tranquillamente che spesso mi diletto a sponsorizzare ottimi giovani registi italiani in fase di crescita, uno dei più promettenti è stato senza dubbio l'italo spagnolo Davide Melini" -"Eppure, di autori interessanti ce ne sono. Uno di questi è Davide Melini, sceneggiatore e regista di cortometraggi e assistente alla regia in diversi film" - "Il regista si impossessa della camera, regalando dinamici movimenti di macchina"

Monday, May 22, 2017

New interview with Michael Segal

Check out the new great interview with Michael Segal that has come out on the "Christopher Italiani negli USA" magazine (click here). The Italian-American actor talks about 'Lion' on page 8: "A very intense product with extremely topical issues".
The interview has been realized by Joe Kage. Well done!!!

Monday, May 15, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives in Birmingham (England)

"Deep Shock looks set to bring back Giallo in a big way".
'Deep Shock' goes back to England! This evening I'm very pleased to invite you to read the new article, written by Martyn Wakefield, that has come out on the "BloodGuts Uk Horror" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

'Lion' again in Naples (Italy)

'Lion' is back to Naples! Today I'm very happy to show you the new great article, written by Danilo Abate, that has come out on "The Brain of Pop Culture" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Thursday, May 11, 2017

'Lion' goes back to Madrid (Spain)

The new great article of 'Lion' comes from Madrid! Check it out on the "Terror Team" website (click here). The news has been written by José Luis Pascual. Many thanks!!!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'Lion' soundtrack titles revealed

You can hide, run away, scream and even pray... Nothing can save you... HE will find you anyway...
This evening I'm ver proud to reveal the film soundtrack titles, composed by Francesco Tresca.
'Lion' is coming!!!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

New interview in Budapest (Hungary)

This evening I'm happy to show you the last interview I did on the popular "Cinegore" Hungarian magazine (click here). It's a good opportunity to read the latest news about 'Lion' and 'Deep Shock'. Don't miss it!!!

Friday, May 5, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes back to Manasquan, New Jersey (US)

"The Master of Italian Horror Davide Melini returns with Deep Shock".
'Deep Shock' goes back to New Jersey! This evening I'm proud to invite you to read the new great article, written by Mitchell Wells, that has come out on the famous "Horror Society" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

'Deep Shock': the great article nº 75 comes from Naples (Italy)

"From the creative genius of Davide Melini comes Deep Shock".
New great article of 'Deep Shock' from Naples! Check it out on "The Brain of Popo Culture" website (click here). The news has been written by Danilo Abate.
"After his last short film The sweet hand of the White Rose, the young talented Roman director and screenwriter is set to return to shock audience and film critics".
Many, many thanks!!!

Monday, May 1, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes to St. Louis, Missouri (US)

"The project involves a fantastic list of industry professionals and the teaser looks impeccable".
Sweet return to the US! This evening I'm pleased to invite you to read the new fantastic article about 'Deep Shock', written by Travis Brown, that has come out on the "Horror Movies Uncut" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives in Agrigento (Italy)

'Deep Shock' goes back to Sicily! Today I'm happy to show you the new article that Denise Inguanta wrote on the "Denise Inguanta" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Friday, April 28, 2017

'Deep Shock': one more day in Madrid (Spain)

One more day in Madrid! This evening I'd like to invite you to read the new article about 'Deep Shock', written by José Ángel Sanchez, that has come out on the "Cinéfilos Frustrados" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes back to Madrid (Spain)

'Deep Shock' goes back to the capital of Spain: Madrid! Check out the new great article, written by José Luis Pascual, that has come out on the "Terror Team" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Deep Shock' lands for the first time in São Paulo (Brazil)

Today is a special day, because 'Deep Shock' celebrates the article nº 70! It's a truly remarkable achievement, reached by a short film that has not been distributed yet! And it's wonderful to discover that the article of today has come out in a country that we have never visited: Brazil! I'm extremely proud to show you the new great article that Silvana Perez wrote on the popular "Boca do Inferno" website (click here). Thanks so much!!!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives in Colorado Springs, Colorado (US)

While yesterday 'Deep Shock' was in New York, today it arrives in Colorado Springs! And in this county it's possible to speak Spanish! So I'm pleased to show you the new article, written by Manu Castro, that has come out on "La Sala Oscura" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Monday, April 24, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes back to New York (US)

"Davide Melini has the eye of what is true giallo and he falls in the realms of the legendary Italian horror filmmakers such as Bava, Argento and Fulci".
'Deep Shock' goes back to New York in a truly majestic way! This evening I'd like to invite you to read the new fantastic article that Antonio Vicenty wrote on the "Eyepus" website (click here). And remember: "Mr. Melini is ready to strike us with a new masterpiece".
Thanks a lot!!!

Sunday, April 23, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes to Las Vegas, Nevada (US)

From New Jersey to Nevada: today I'm proud to announce that 'Deep Shock' arrived for the first time in Las Vegas, the City of Lights! Check out the article nº 67 that has come out on the "Midnight Spookhouse" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Saturday, April 22, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes to Manasquan, New Jersey (US)

'Deep Shock' arrives in New Jersey! This time I'm very pleased to invite you to read the new good article, written by Michael DeFellipo, that has come out on the famous "Horror Society" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Friday, April 21, 2017

'Deep Shock' - New great article in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (US)

"The Master of Italian Horror Davide Melini returns with Deep Shock".
Today I'm extremely proud to invite you to read the new incredible article of 'Deep Shock', written by Tim Gross, that has come out on the "Gross Movie Reviews" website (click here). Thank you so much!!!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives in Middletown, New York (US)

"If there is anyone who should know about giallo it's Melini".
This evening I'd like to invite you to read the new great article about 'Deep Shock' that has come out on the "Dread World" American website (click here). Thanks!!!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Deep Shock" lands for the first time in Chicago, Illinois (US)

"Italian genre cinema is noted for the Giallo subgenre that directors such as Mario Bava, Dario Argento and now Davide Melini have made famous".
From Mississippi we fly north to Illinois: this evening I'm extremely proud to say that 'Deep Shock' landed for the first time in Chicago! Check out the article nº 63, written by Michael Juvinall, that has come out on the "Horror Patch" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes to Indianola, Mississippi (US)

Let's go back to the United States! Today I'm glad to invite you to read the new article about 'Deep Shock', written by Brandon Tharp, that has come out on the "Horror Town USA" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Monday, April 17, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

First time in Argentina! Today I'm happy to say that 'Deep Shock' arrived also in Buenos Aires! Check out the new article written by Cecilia Gradin for "The Hellbound Heart" website (click here). Thanks!!!

Sunday, April 16, 2017

'Deep Shock' celebrates the easter in Liverpool (England)

From the Easter egg comes out the article nº 60 of 'Deep Shock'! This evening I'm happy to invite you to read it on "The Slaughtered Bird" website (click here). The article has been written by Chris Barnes. Thanks a lot and... Happy Easter to everyone!!!

Saturday, April 15, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes back to Barcelona (Spain)

Today 'Deep Shock' goes back to Barcelona! Check out the new great article, written by Rubén Lara, that has come out on the "Pelis de Terror" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Goodbye to James Harris, owner of the famous "Doc Terror" website

No new articles will be posted today... I'm very sad to write that, after a long fight, my good friend James Harris passed away yesterday. I really can't believe it! Owner of the famous "Doc Terror" American website, James was a big lover of Italian horror films, which he also dedicated a tribute every year, entitled "Italian Horror Week: The Rebirth of the Italian Horror Empire". It's with our first interview (in 2012) that I wanna remember him (click here).
James leaves a wife and three daughters. My sincere condolences to all the family.
R.I.P. my dear friend!!!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

'Deep Shock' flies to Borås (Sweden)

Let's go back straight away to Europe: today I'm very proud to announce that 'Deep Shock' has been included in the famous "Goregasmic Cinema" Swedish magazine! Check out the new article written by Greigh Johanson (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes for the first time to Los Angeles, California (US)

Today I'm very proud to announce that 'Deep Shock' arrived for the first time in the capital of film industry: Los Angeles! Go to read the new article that has been published on the "Golden State Haunts" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

'Lion' lands for the first time in Tokyo (Japan)

From one side of the world to another: today 'Lion' lands for the first time in Tokyo! I'm extremely proud to invite you to read the new article that has come out on the "Aghi - The Japanese Association of the Italian Horror Films" website. The article has been written by Naoki Takuno and, fortunately, it's in Italian. You will find it as the second news of the page (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Monday, April 10, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes to L'Aquila (Italy)

Today I'm pleased to say that 'Deep Shock' arrived in L'Aquila! Check out the new article that Roberto Junior Fusco wrote on the "Klub 99 Cinema" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Sunday, April 9, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives for the first time in Venice (Italy)

"Considered by film critics as the heir of Mario Bava and Dario Argento, the Roman director will return this year with two new short films: Lion and Deep Shock".
'Deep Shock' arrives for the first time in one of the most beautiful city in the world: Venice! Today I'm very proud to invite you to read the new article, written by Marco Tancredi, that has come out on the "Scheletri" website (click here). Thanks so much!!!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

'Deep Shock' in Carbondale, Illinois (US)

From Kentucky we move a little further north to Illinois: today 'Deep Shock' is in Carbondale! Check out the new article that has come out on "The Horror Review" website (click here). The news has been written by Sheri White. Thanks!!!

Friday, April 7, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes to Danville, Kentucky (US)

Let's fly to Kentucky: this evening 'Deep Shock' is in Danville! I'd like to invite you to read the new article that Rickey Russell wrote on "A Southern Life in Scandalous Times" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

'Deep Shock' for the first time in San Francisco, California (US)

Flying from one coast of the United States to another... This evening I'm really proud to say that 'Deep Shock' lands for the first time in San Francisco! Check out the article nº 52, written by Sheri White, that has come out on the "Hellnotes" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

'Deep Shock' again in New York (US)

"Produced by an absolute all-star team of producers, Italian Giallo is ready tp make its return!".
Today I'm very happy to refer that 'Deep Shock' returned to New York! You can read the new amazing article that Greg Kershaw wrote for the "Horror Fuel" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes to Tampa, Florida (US)

"Melini sets the bar very high with lofty aspirations of reinvigorating giallo, but if the trailer is any indication he is going to knock this one out of the park".
Today 'Deep Shock' celebrates the article nº 50! I'm very glad to invite you to read the new article, written by Heather Noel, that has come out on "The Horror Nation" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Monday, April 3, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives in New York (US)

Today 'Deep Shock' lands for the first time in New York! I invite you to read the new article, written by Tamika Jones, that has come out on the "Daily Dead" magazine (click here). The article is a half page. Thanks!!!

Sunday, April 2, 2017

First time in the US: 'Deep Shock' lands to Austin, Texas

"Melini is considered one of the most promising Italian horror filmmakers".
Buckle up because today we finally fly to the United States! Austin (Texas) is the first city to host 'Deep Shock'. I'm very happy to show you the new great article, written by Stephanie Malone for the "Morbidly Beautiful" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Friday, March 31, 2017

'Lion' goes back to Los Angeles, California (US)

'Lion' goes back to the capital of film industry: Los Angeles! Check out the short article, written by Adrian Halen, that has been published on the "Horrornews" website (click here). Thanks!!!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

'Deep Shock' again in Madrid (Spain)

Today I'd like to show you the brief article about 'Deep Shock' that has come out on the most important Spanish horror website: "aBaNDoMoVieZ" (click here). Thanks!!!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes back to Milan (Italy)

'Deep Shock' goes back to Milan! Today I want to invite you to read the new article that Federico Galeotti wrote on "Non Aprite Questo Blog" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

'Deep Shock' arrives in Livorno (Italy)

This evening I'm happy to say that 'Deep Shock' arrives in Livorno! Check out the article nº 45, written by Daniele Del Viva, that has come out on the "Coffee and Cigarettes CineBlog" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Monday, March 27, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes for the first time in Gothenburg (Sweden)

We are like the astronauts: a flag for each planet! Today I'm very proud to announce that 'Deep Shock' plants his little flag in Sweden! I'd like to invite you to read the article nº 44, written by Eric Diedrichs, that has come out on the "Filmtopp" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

'Deep Shock' in Madrid (Spain)

Let's go back to Madrid! Check out the new article about 'Deep Shock', written by Toño Monge, that has come out on the "Planeta5000" website (click here). The article is in the middle of the page. Thanks!!!

Saturday, March 25, 2017

'Lion' & 'Deep Shock' - New double article in Naples (Italy)

"Following the incredible success of his short films The Puzzle and The sweet hand of the White Rose, the Roman director is considered as the new hope of the Italian horror cinema".
A new amzing double article about 'Lion' and 'Deep Shock' has come out on the "One Elpis" magazine (click here to read it). The news has been written by Filippo Terzi who also mentioned the TV series "Penny Dreadful" and "Into the Badlands". Thanks so much!!!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Goodbye to "Er Monnezza" and "Nico Giraldi": Tomas Milian died at 84

Film industry is mourning: two days ago, March 22, the famous actor Tomas Milian passed away.
Milian (born Tomás Quintín Rodríguez) was born on 3 March 1933 and he was a Cuban American-Italian actor and singer, known for the emotional intensity and humor he brought to roles in Italian genre films. Althought he had worked in drammatic films with great authors such as Bernardo BertolucciAlberto Lattuada, Luchino Visconti and Citto Maselli, he was mostly known for his participation in western and detective films, between the years '70 and '80. His fame was linked especially to two characters played in several film: Nico Giraldi, a marshal (from the 1981 inspector) of police, roman from a little ways up the gentle, but effective, who knows the environments criminals having been a part of youth with a nickname of "Nico il Pirata". And Sergio Marazzi, alias,"Er Monnezza", a small-time thief roman.
Since returning to the United States in 1985, Milian continued to perform supporting roles in film productions, including 'JFK' (1991), 'Amistad' (1997), 'Traffic' (2000) and 'The Lost City' (2005).
You will always be our Cuban Roman!
R.I.P. Tomas!!!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes back to Rome (Italy)

"From the first images of the trailer, we can see the greatness and quality of the project".
'Deep Shock' goes back to Rome! This evening I'm proud to invite you to read the new fantastic article, written by Andrea Bianciardi, that has come out on the popular "Taxi Drivers" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

George Bracebridge - New interview in Vienna (Austria)

"You will find a certain amount of myself in this role in some of the more intense scenes".
Irish actor George Bracebridge talks about 'Deep Shock' and explains how he gave life to the character of Father Jonathan McRoberts. This evening I want to invite you to read his great interview, realized by Michael Haberfelner for the "Search my Trash" website (click here).
Below you can see a promotional lobby card for the film (with actress Muireann Bird and me). Well done!!!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'Deep Shock' lands to Marsala (Italy)

"The cast and crew involved, as is customary in the director's projects, are of first level".
Today 'Deep Shock' arrives in Sicily! I want to invite you to read the article nº 40, written by Sergio Di Girolamo, that has come out on "The Fear" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!

Monday, March 20, 2017

'Deep Shock' goes back to Milan (Italy)

'Deep Shock' goes back to the fashion capital: Milan! I'm very happy to show you the article nº 39, written by Domenico Di Giacomo for the "Black María" website (click here). Many thanks!!!

Sunday, March 19, 2017

'Lion' goes to Tampa, Florida (US)

Hello folks! The editing is finally over and 'Lion' is in its final shape! Now we have just to wait the sound in Dolby 5.1 (by Christian Valente) and the color correction (by Juanma Postigo and Miguel Serón) to consider it finished.
In the meantime I'm happy to say that my short film goes back to Florida! Check out the new great article, written by Heather Noel, that has come out on "The Horror Nation" website (click here). Thanks a lot!!!