Pierpaolo Verga (Rome, 1982) studied at the Sapienza University in Rome and has professional film training from the respected New York University’s Tisch Film School.
He’s a founder and the CEO of the Fake Factory, advertising and television production company. Founder of “Il Kino”, cinema-bistro franchise born in Rome in 2011, now in different locations in Italy and Germany.
Founder and CEO of O’Groove, film production company with which he produced in 2014 “Perez.”, directed by Edoardo De Angelis, selected in the official selection at the Venice Film Festival distributed by Medusa Film.
In 2016 “Indivisibili”, directed by Edoardo De Angelis, distributed by Medusa Film, that was awarded with 6 Donatello’s David and was selected, above the others, at the Toronto International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival and had its premiere in Venice at the Venice Days.
Edoardo De Angelis (Naples, 31st of August 1978) is an Italian film director and screenwriter.
He graduated in “Directing” at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome.
The serbian master Emir Kusturica has defined him like a “visionary talent.”
His feature film debut is Mozzarella Stories, produced by Bavaria Media Italia, Eagle Pictures and Experimental Centre of Cinematography Production, Emir Kusturica and Paula Vaccaro were executive producers.
In 2014 he writes, co-produces and directs Perez., produced by O’ Groove and Tramp limited, selected in the official selection at the Venice Film Festival distributed by Medusa Film.
In 2016 he writes and directs “Indivisibili”, produced by Tramp Limited and O’ Groove, distributed by Medusa Film, selected in official competition at the Giornate degli Autori-Venice Days, it won 5 prices at the Venice Film Festival, upon the others the “Pasinetti Price” given by the Italian Press Association for Best Feature film.
David di Donatello Awards (nominated in 17 categories):
Winner – Best Original Screenplay – Winner – Best Supporting Actress – Winner – Best Producers Winner – Best Costume Design – Winner – Best Music Composer – Winner – Best Original Song
“Indivisibili” was selected from more that 30 international film festival, upon the others:
Venice Days – Venice Film Festival – Official Competition Toronto International Film Festival – Contemporary World Cinema – BFI – London Film Festival – Love 3 – Festival du Film Italien de Villerupt – Official Competition.