Member of the Italian Film Academy.
Since 2007 teacher and coordinator of the Video Design course at IED (European Design Institute), Milan branch.
Since 2014, responsible and selector of the Film Schools Competition for the Montefeltro Film School Festival.
He made his debut in feature films in 1998 TRE STORIE (Three Stories)
that, in 2000, put him forward as best new director at David di Donatello (the Italian Oscar prize), and Nastri d’Argento, (the other major Italian prize).
His second feature film GUARDA IL CIELO (Watch the sky)
has been invited to several International Film Festivals among them: Montreal, Turin, Annecy, Vienna, Karlovy Vary; the main actress, Sandra Ceccarelli, won the prize as best new actress at International Cinema Days in Sorrento in 2001 for her performance.
In 2002 LA FORZA DEL PASSATO (The Power of the Past)
featuring Sergio Rubini, Bruno Ganz and Sandra Ceccarelli, is invited at the 59th Venice Film Festival and furthermore is presented as world premiere at the Lincoln Center in New York.
In his career he made several documentary films that has taken part in some of the most important International Festivals. Last one being NIENTE PAURA (No Fear)
, featuring one of the most famous Italian songwriter Luciano Ligabue. This documentary film has been invited at the 67th Venice Film Festival, it’s been nominated as best documentary at 2011 Nastri d’Argento and has been projected as special event in Brussels for the European Parliament in 2011.
He directed also :
Spots and industrial films for several companies and brands like: Milan Expo 2015, Vodafone, FIAT, Regione Valle d’Aosta (Aosta Valley Region, Italy)
and the documentary film that took stock of the situation on the state-of-the-art of the Italian industrial design: Oggi è già domani (Today is tomorrow already).
TV fiction for RAI (the Italian national television):
LA SQUADRA 8 (The Team 8)
INGRESSO AL LABIRINTO (Entering the Labyrinth)
the most important Italian contemporary sculptor, Arnaldo Pomodoro, whose works are displayed all over the world, like in New York at the entrance of the United Nations building.
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR by G. Donizetti
. and JERUSALEM by G. Verdi for the Genoa Opera House Carlo Felice.