NO MORE EMPTY DESKS

Short List
ClientFARE X BENE
Category A13. Not-for-profit / Charity / Government
TitleNO MORE EMPTY DESKS
Product/ServiceONLUS
Entrant DLV BBDO Milan, ITALY
Idea Creation DLV BBDO Milan, ITALY
Production FILMMASTER Milan, ITALY
Credits
Name Company Position
Stefania Siani, Federico Pepe DLVBBDO Executive Creative Directors
Giuseppe Pavone, Luca Ghilino DLVBBDO Client Creative Directors
Federico Brugia Filmmaster Director
Lorenzo Cefis Filmmaster Ceo- Executive Producer
Elena Marabelli Filmmaster Producer
Davide Crippa Filmmaster D.O.P
Ferdinando Arnò Quiet, Please! Music
Alessandra Barbieri Band Post Production

Write a short summary of what happens in the film

A new girl show up in the classroom . She left her hometown because at a party, after drinking too much and passing out, some students pretended to have sex with her and made a video with a smartphone. The next day, the received more than 2,000 insulting messages in just 24 hours. That’s why Stefania committed suicide by jumping out of her room window, the night of April 2, 2014.She ends her story by telling the class: “if I weren’t dead, I’d be here with you in class today, and you can’t imagine what you’ve lost.”

Cultural/Context information for the jury

The film is inspired by the true story of Carolina Picchio, an Italian girl who committed suicide because she was the victim of cyberbullying. Fare x Bene Onlus is a non profit association that has been working in Italian schools for many years to fight bullying and cyberbullying, in partnership with the Italian Ministry of Education and the Postal Police.