Find out more about the greatest Italian Directors, including Federico Fellini, Sergio Leone, Tinto Brass, Paolo Sorrentino and Frank Capra.
Federico FelliniFederico Fellini
20 January 1920
Film Director and Scriptwriter
Luca GuadagninoLuca Guadagnino
10 August 1971
Director

Frank CapraFrank Capra
18 May 1897
Film Director

Francesca GregoriniFrancesca Gregorini
07 August 1968
Film Director

Michelangelo AntonioniMichelangelo Antonioni
29 September 1912
Film Director, Screenwriter, Editor

Franco AmurriFranco Amurri
12 September 1958
Film Director
Marco GaribaldiMarco Garibaldi
1955 AD
Entrepreneur, Producer

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
19 November 1919
Film Director

Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
03 January 1929
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,
James DarrenJames Darren
08 June 1936
Actor

Pier Paolo PasoliniPier Paolo Pasolini
05 March 1922
Film director, Writer, Actor, Poet, Screenwriter,
Tinto BrassTinto Brass
26 March 1933
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
08 May 1906
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,

Edoardo PontiEdoardo Ponti
06 January 1973
Director

Dario ArgentoDario Argento
07 September 1940
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter,

Bernardo BertolucciBernardo Bertolucci
16 March 1940
Director
Paul HenreidPaul Henreid
10 January 1908
Actor

Paolo SorrentinoPaolo Sorrentino
31 May 1970
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright

Vittorio De SicaVittorio De Sica
07 July 1901
Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor, Film

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
02 November 1906
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,
Giuseppe TornatoreGiuseppe Tornatore
27 May 1956
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film

Sergio CorbucciSergio Corbucci
06 December 1926
film director, screenwriter, film producer
Ruggero DeodatoRuggero Deodato
07 May 1939
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter

George P. CosmatosGeorge P. Cosmatos
04 January 1941
Film director, Screenwriter

Mario BavaMario Bava
31 July 1914
Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer,
Lina WertmüllerLina Wertmüller
14 August 1928
Screenwriter

Gabriele MuccinoGabriele Muccino
20 May 1967
Film director, Screenwriter
Nanni MorettiNanni Moretti
19 August 1953
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film editor,

Matteo GarroneMatteo Garrone
15 October 1968
Film director, Screenwriter

Mario MonicelliMario Monicelli
16 May 1915
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor
Mario SalieriMario Salieri
29 November 1957
Film producer, Film director

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Ettore ScolaEttore Scola
10 May 1931
Film director, Screenwriter, Politician
Liliana CavaniLiliana Cavani
12 January 1933
Film director, Screenwriter

Francesco RosiFrancesco Rosi
15 November 1922
Film director, Screenwriter, Journalist

Marco FerreriMarco Ferreri
11 May 1928
Film Director

Elio PetriElio Petri
29 January 1929
Filmmaker
Dino RisiDino Risi
23 December 1916
Film Director
Lasse BraunLasse Braun
1936 AD
film director, screenwriter, film producer,

Ermanno OlmiErmanno Olmi
24 July 1931
Director

Carlo LizzaniCarlo Lizzani
03 April 1922
Film Director

Luciano De CrescenzoLuciano De Crescenzo
20 August 1928
Writer, Film actor, Director,Engineer
Theodore KomisarjevskyTheodore Komisarjevsky
23 May 1882
Director

José GrecoJosé Greco
23 December 1918
Dancer

Giuseppe De SantisGiuseppe De Santis
11 February 1917
Director

Emilio CecchiEmilio Cecchi
14 July 1884
Literary Critic

Giorgio StrehlerGiorgio Strehler
14 August 1921
Director
Giovanni PastroneGiovanni Pastrone
13 September 1883
Director

Mario SoldatiMario Soldati
17 November 1906
Author and director
Francesco PasinettiFrancesco Pasinetti
01 June 1911
Film Director

Roberto OmegnaRoberto Omegna
28 May 1876
Cinematographer

Leone de' SommiLeone de' Sommi
1525 AD
Writer
Vito PandolfiVito Pandolfi
24 December 1917
Director