How I Didn't Become a Piano Player

Tommaso Pitta


Based on a short story by David Nicholls, Tommaso adapted How I Didn’t Become a Piano Player into a charming, hilarious short film with amazing performances and comedic timing. The film recently won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Postgraduate Drama, the Premier Award at the British Universities Film & Video Council Awards, the Audience Award at Aspen Shortsfest, Best Comedy at Aesthetica Short Film Festival and the Special Award of the Jury & Audience Award at Molodist_Kyiv International Film Festival.

How I Didn’t Become a Piano Player screened to great critical acclaim at numerous festivals including Los Angeles Short Film Festival, Heartland Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Aspen Shortsfest; Athens Int’l Film + Video Festival, Palm Springs Int’l ShortFest, Edinburgh Int’l Film Festival, Foyle Film Festival, Flickers_Rhode Island Int’l Film Festival, Encounter Int’l Short Film Festival, Molodist _ Kiyv Int’l Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, (all BAFTA, EFA or Oscar qualifying).

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