Virginia Mori was born in 1981. She lives and works in Pesaro and Milan. She graduates in Illustration and Animation at the National Art Institute of Urbino, improving her artistic imagery and developing her technique in traditional animation shortcuts. The instruments she uses the most in her works are black BIC pen on paper and pencil on paper. In 2008 wins the “SRG SSR Idee Suisse” prize at Annecy Call for Project (France), managing to make the award-winning animation short-cut called “The Play of Silence”, and the prize “Abbaye de Fontevraud”, which allows her to work on her next movie, “Haircut”, in the homonymous cultural centre in October 2011. The film is just finished and it has been selected in competition at Annecy International animated festival 2015.