Journalist, author and programmer, Carlo Chatrian worked regularly as a film critic for several magazines. He has published numerous essays and monographs on filmmakers and has run film courses at various schools and institutions.
Deputy director of the Alba Film Festival he has been a member of the selection committee for the Florence Festival dei Popoli and the Nyon Festival Visions du Réel.
Carlo Chatrian started working with the Festival del film Locarno in 2002 and from 2006 - 2009 was part of the selection committee. He also curated Locarno’s last few years’ retrospectives (Nanni Moretti, Manga Impact, Ernst Lubitsch, Vincente Minnelli, Otto Preminger).
Since 2010 he has been a consultant to the Swiss Cinematheque in Lausanne and since 2011 has been director of the “Film Commission Vallée d’Aoste” Foundation.