No Permits Produktions

No Permits Produktions was established in 2007 by writer / director Antonio Tibaldi. After working in Los Angeles and Rome, Antonio decided to settle in New York and open a company to develop new projects. He has been teaming-up with filmmakers who share a similar sensibility and passion for wanting to bring to audiences well-produced, thought-provoking fiction and documentary films.



Antonio is a writer / director of fiction and non-fiction films in North America and Europe. His work has won numerous awards and has been presented at festivals such as Berlin, Sundance, San Sebastian, Rotterdam, IDFA, Tribeca; and released by companies such as Miramax, Warner Bros., and Lion’s Gate. He is a consultant for UNTV (United Nations TV) and works as a videographer to shed light on under-reported realities in South and Central America, Africa, and Asia. As a Fulbright scholar Antonio studied at Calarts where he received an MFA in Film & Video. His projects have received support from IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project), TFI (Tribeca Film Institute), FIND (Film Independent), WEMW (When East Meets West) and DOKINBUBATOR. Antonio is a current member of WGA, East.


2021- WE ARE LIVING THINGS (feature film – EnMaze Pictures)
2015- THY FATHER’S CHAIR (doc feature, co-director Alex Lora)
2013- GODKA CIRKA (doc short, co-director Alex Lora)
2011- [S]COMPARSE (doc feature)
2011- PRO-TRUSION (short)
2009- LOOKING (short)
2008- KINO-DREAM (short)
2007- LOS DE LA GLORIETA DE LOS HONGOS (doc, co-director Michele Zaccheo)
2005- TALES FROM THE TSUNAMI (doc, co-director Michele Zaccheo)
2001- LUPO MANNARO (feature film – Fandango, Rome)
1998- CLAUDINE’S RETURN (aka ‘Kiss of Fire’) (feature film – Jazz Pictures/Miramax)
1997- LITTLE BOY BLUE (feature film – Jazz Pictures/Warner Bros.)
1995- CORRERE CONTRO (feature film – Fandango, Rome)
1992- ON MY OWN (feature film – Ellepí, FFC, Alliance-Atlantis)

AWARDS : Selected list

Nominated for 6 AFI (Australian Film Institute Awards-Academy award equivalent) Nominated for 1 Genie (Canadian Film Awards-Academy award equivalent) Winner 1 Gaudí (Catalan Film Award – Academy award equivalent) Best Film at Mystfest International Film festival, Cattolica, Italy Best Film Filmmaker, Milan, Italy Best Documentary Short Traverse Film Festival Best Short Documentary RiverRun International Film Festival Winner: Star on the Horizon, Fort Lauderdale Film Festival Winner: Maverick Spirit Award, Cinequest Film Festival Winner: Prix Italia, Rome, Italy Winner: Spirit Award, Brooklyn Film Festival Special Jury Prize at FICVAC – Festival de Ojo al Sancocho (Colombia) Special Jury Prize at Via Emilia Doc Fest (Italy)

"Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world."

Jean Luc Godard




GODKA CIRKA wins Best Cinematography award in Barcelona!

New award for ‘Godka Cirka’ (A Hole in the Sky) in co-director Alex Lora’s hometown: Barcelona.
Premio ZERO i U – Serveis Audiovisuals en el Mecal | festival internacional de cortometrajes de Barcelona for Godka Cirka for Antonio Tibaldi’s cinematography. Producer Valerie Delpierre of Inicia Films was at the gala to pick up the award.

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