Magnet Films is a production company founded by Giovanni Basso, that operates across Italy, the U.S. and Australia. In 2013 Magnet Films released "The Swimmer", an Australian short film written and directed by Giovanni Basso. The Swimmer was in competition in more than 40 international film festivals worldwide. In 2016 Magnet Films produced Raffaele Salvaggiola's debut feature film, titled "1/2". The latest Magnet Films movie is titled "Il Grande Presidente", an Italian short film written and directed by Giovanni Basso and supported by MiBAC, Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia and SIAE, starring Lorenzo Balducci and Giorgio Colangeli.