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Dante Ferretti

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dante Ferretti (Italian pronunciation: [ˌdante ferˈretti], born 26 February 1943) is an Italian production designer, art director and costume designer. Throughout his career, Ferretti has worked with many great directors, both American and Italian, including Pier Paolo Pasolini, Federico Fellini, Terry Gilliam, Franco Zeffirelli, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Anthony Minghella, and Tim Burton. He frequently collaborates with his wife, set decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo. Ferretti was a protégé of Federico Fellini, and worked under him for five films. He also had a five-film collaboration with Pier Paolo Pasolini and later developed a very close professional relationship with Martin Scorsese, designing seven of his last eight movies. In 2008, he designed the set for Howard Shore's opera The Fly, directed by David Cronenberg, at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Ferretti has won three Academy Awards for Best Art Direction; for The Aviator, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Hugo. He had seven previous nominations. In addition, he was nominated for Best Costume Design for Kundun. He has also won three BAFTA Awards. In 2012, he designed the decor for Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto, a restaurant on Manhattan's Upper East Side. For the 2015 Expo held in Milan, Italy Ferretti was commissioned to do a series of statues articulating the concept ""Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". He is member of the Italy-USA Foundation.  

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Feb 26, 1943 In Macerata, Marche, Italy
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) 1951-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Marco Ferreri: Dangerous But Necessary 2017-05-09
Known For
Poster of Marco Ferreri: Dangerous But Necessary
Poster of La rosa dei nomi
Poster of Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker
Poster of The Abbey of Crime: Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose'
Movie Marco Ferreri: Dangerous But Necessary Himself 2017-05-09
Movie Sur les traces de Fellini Unknown 2013-01-01
Movie La rosa dei nomi Himself 2013-11-20
Movie Handmade Cinema Se stesso 2012-02-01
Movie Dante Ferretti: Production Designer Self 2010-09-10
Movie The Madness and Misadventures of Munchausen Himself 2008-04-08
Movie Valentino: The Last Emperor Himself 2008-09-07
Movie Elio Petri: Notes About a Filmmaker Himself 2005-09-03
Movie Fellini: I'm a Born Liar Self / Chef décorateur 2003-04-02
Movie In Search of Kundun with Martin Scorsese 1998-10-07
Movie Innocence and Experience: The Making of The Age of Innocence Self 1992-09-01
Movie The Abbey of Crime: Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose' Himself 1987-02-15
Movie Ciao, Federico! Self (uncredited) 1970-10-28
Series Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) Self 1951-01-01