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
Frank CapraFrank Capra
18 May 1897
Film Director

Francesca GregoriniFrancesca Gregorini
07 August 1968
Film Director

Luca GuadagninoLuca Guadagnino
10 August 1971
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,
Pier Paolo PasoliniPier Paolo Pasolini
05 March 1922
Film director, Writer, Actor, Poet, Screenwriter,

Paolo SorrentinoPaolo Sorrentino
31 May 1970
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright
James DarrenJames Darren
08 June 1936
Actor

Tinto BrassTinto Brass
26 March 1933
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film

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

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

Bernardo BertolucciBernardo Bertolucci
16 March 1940
Director
Edoardo PontiEdoardo Ponti
06 January 1973
Director

Paul HenreidPaul Henreid
10 January 1908
Actor

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

Lina WertmüllerLina Wertmüller
14 August 1928
Screenwriter
Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
02 November 1906
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

Sergio CorbucciSergio Corbucci
06 December 1926
film director, screenwriter, film producer
Giuseppe TornatoreGiuseppe Tornatore
27 May 1956
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film

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

Ruggero DeodatoRuggero Deodato
07 May 1939
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter
Mario BavaMario Bava
31 July 1914
Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer,

Gabriele MuccinoGabriele Muccino
20 May 1967
Film director, Screenwriter
Matteo GarroneMatteo Garrone
15 October 1968
Film director, Screenwriter

Mario SalieriMario Salieri
29 November 1957
Film producer, Film director

Nanni MorettiNanni Moretti
19 August 1953
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Film editor,
Mario MonicelliMario Monicelli
16 May 1915
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor

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

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

Dino RisiDino Risi
23 December 1916
Film Director

Lasse BraunLasse Braun
1936 AD
film director, screenwriter, film producer,
Elio PetriElio Petri
29 January 1929
Filmmaker
Marco FerreriMarco Ferreri
11 May 1928
Film Director

Ermanno OlmiErmanno Olmi
24 July 1931
Director

Theodore KomisarjevskyTheodore Komisarjevsky
23 May 1882
Director

José GrecoJosé Greco
23 December 1918
Dancer
Luciano De CrescenzoLuciano De Crescenzo
20 August 1928
Writer, Film actor, Director,Engineer

Giuseppe De SantisGiuseppe De Santis
11 February 1917
Director