The Hero’s Journey of Alessandro Polia

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  

I love when an idea become a piece of art

What is my idea of perfect happiness?  

There is not perfect happiness. When I find happiness I always want more.

What is my greatest fear?  

To get bored from what I do.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  

My anxiety

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? 

Joe R. Lansdale

What is my greatest extravagance?  

I used to sing in a rock band.

On what occasion would I lie?  

When I don’t like the truth.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?  

When I am not happy after a film production.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?  

I think it’s now. I am growing up as art director and maybe also as a photographer.

If I could, what would I change about myself?  

I would be taller.

What is my greatest achievement in work?  

When Dad is in love with one of my works. But maybe I should say International awards.

Where would I most like to live? 

Maybe Barcelona, or San Francisco. Really don’t know.

What is my most treasured possession?

My enthusiasm.

What is my most marked characteristic?

I blink my eyes when I’m tired.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?  

My bed.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

The Park.

What books influenced my life and how?

Comics expecially. Because It’s like a movie on a book.

Who are my favorite writers?

Joe R. Lansdale of course and Bret Easton Ellis.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Supper’s Ready. Genesis.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? 

Batman. But only in the comics. Ok maybe also in Nolan’s movies.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

Batman. I’m scure there is one in the world.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? 

Stranger than fiction. I love it.

What role plays art in my life and work?

Everything is art. I see art everywhere. Especially out of museums. It’s important to find art where others cannot.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?  

My father.

Whom would I like to work with in 2018?  

Nicolas Winding Refn.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018?

Great Directors and great photographers.

What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on?  

Those I am working on. 2018 will be a great year.

Where can you see me or my work in 2018? if you want to see me as art director or if you want to know me as photographer.

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? 

It means that is is 4 a.m. and I am still working.

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?

Batman. You have to find him first.

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