Manuel Billi lives and works in Paris. Film critic and director, he has authored several essays on contemporary cinema. Since the year 2000, he has been collaborating with different Italian and French film magazines. In 2014 he directs his first experimental short film, Battre, enlever. His first fiction short, Ghosts of Yesterday(2017) has been premiered at the Venice Film Festival. Then, he alternates between fiction (ENTER, 2018, with the French actor Félix Maritaud, selected in more than twenty international festivals) and documentary (Guardarla negli occhi, official selection at the Mostra Internazionale del Nuovo Cinema di Pesaro 2020). Ten Times Love is his third short fiction film and the second one co-directed with Benjamin Bodi.