SILVIA DAL DOSSO is a Creative Director and Film Director.
She wrote and directed “The 1 Up Fever” (2013), a Mockumentary about the first usage of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency and the release of an Augmented Reality smartphone based videogame inspired to the Super Mario Bros. platform game. The documentary had its European Premiere at Cineglobe Film Festival du CERN, where it won the Audience Favourite Documentary prize and its North American premiere at the Silicon Valley Science Fiction Short Film Festival. The movie was also named and shown as a nominee in many other film festivals. The Short Film has lately been on the news to allegedly inspired the “Pokemon Challenge” Mockery of the 1st April 2014, and the consequential creation of the famous Pokémon GO App.
She is working as Documentary Maker and Creative Director between Berlin and Florence. She directed, and sometime produced, video commercials for Mirror and AKQA, video reportage for the the Berlin based web-tv Apollo.tv, music videoclips for the Italian music collective Pop X and others. Her work has been featured in Canal+ (FR), Vice Magazine (US), GQ Magazine (UK), Nerdcore.de (DE), Korben.info (FR), Zeit Online (DE), Co.Exist (Fast Company, US), Isthisit? (UK), Fubiz (FR), Sky TV (IT) Rai TV (IT), Il Corriere della Sera (IT), Repubblica (IT), NOT (IT) Rolling Stone (IT), Rockit (IT), Deerwaves (IT), and others.
Since her MA in Literary Theory & New Media Studies, she is a researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Internet Culture and she is founder of the Clusterduck collective, a group of researchers, filmmakers, curators and designers. Inside Clusterduck, Silvia is assisting and directing the many outputs of the group, creating ideas, designs, concepts, webpages, MSpaint draws, theories, video reportages, stickers, main and side quests, secret OPs. At the moment her main focus concerns the genealogy of meme characters and meme formats. She is also directing a transmedia project about digital content creators, machine learning and trend forecasting, that will incorporate the internal curatorial research of the group.