Flavio Marchetti, born 1980 in Rome (Italy), studied first Law at the Universitá Roma Tre and after moving to Vienna attended the Filmproduction Class of the Vienna Film Academy (Austria) . 2010 founded the production company La Banda Film. Between 2013 and 2015 worked as production Manager for Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion. „Animals and Other People“ is his directing debut.ANIMALS AND OTHER PEOPLE introduces viewers to Vienna’s animal shelter and its inhabitants. The encounters between human and animal and the individual stories and peculiarities are affectionate, sometimes sad, and then again, strange. A tender gaze at the nature of the animals and a critical look at human irresponsibility.