*1935 in Treviso/Northern Italy

1951 – 1952 graphic apprenticeship in Venice/Italy and first commissions for cinema-billboards in his hometown in change for free tickets

1953 at the age of 19 moving to Rome - work as voluntary at Studio Favalli, at that time most famous as agency for movie campaigns

1955 at the age of 21 opening of his own studio in Rome becoming the youngest movie-painter in Italy. First commissioned movie-poster for Romeo and Julia.

1965 first international success with his worldwide used keyart for Dino de Laurentiis’s THE BIBLE and first billboard on Hollywoods Sunset Boulevard.

In the following years intensive work on international movie-campaigns for the big names of the movie-scene: Leone, Lelouch, Coppola, Petersen, Bertolucci, Rosi, Besson, Zeffirelli, Faßbinder and the majors in LA and NY.

From 1979 numerous exhibitions and awards like BEST KEYART 1988 in USA for the movie THE LAST EMPEROR or in 1991 DANCES WITH WOLVES, NIKITA, THE SHELTERING SKY, just to name a few

1985 invitation to lecture ISTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN, Rome/Italy

1988 Holder of the medal-ribbon TOTILA of his home-town Treviso/Italy

1988 Honorary member of the advertising-association, Venice/Italy

1992 Holder of the IRON MASK-Medal of the city of Turin-Pinerolo for
"40 years of life for movies“

1988 first paintings of his cycle PAINTED MOVIES including INVITATION,

From 1985 regularly educational trips in Americas West on horseback for the cycle
GOING WEST including paintings of Americas West and Indian art

From 1990 regularly educational trips in the African bush for his painting-cycle AFRICAN IMPRESSIONS and the north african deserts for his ORIENTAL Paintings

1994 "Distinguished Artist“ Wine Country Fimfestival, Napa Valley/California

1994 First Lion-painting for an auction for the benefit of UNICEF at the first release of the movie LION KING by Disney-productions

1998 moving to south of Spain for his cycle ANDALUCIAN ART and a wall-painting PARADISE VIEW covering 120 sm, including four walls and ceiling.


1980 Award "Cinema and Society" for merits in film

1984 Award for best Movie-Poster in Italy RAMBO I

1987 Award for best Movie-Poster in Italy CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD (Liburna d’oro - Golden Laurel)

1988 Award for best Movie-Poster in USA: THE LAST EMPEROR (Key Art Award)

1988 Award for best Movie-Poster OPERA (CIAK D’ORO)

1988 "Honorary citizen" of his home town Treviso/Italy

1988 "Honorary membership" of ASSOCIAZIONE PUBBLICITARI, Venice

1989 Gold medal A LIFE FOR FILM of the Italian Minister of Education, Rome/Italy

1991 Double Award for best Movie-Posters THE SKELTERING SKY and NIKITA (Promo immagine cinema)

1991 Best Movie-Poster THE SKELTERING SKY (CIAK D’ORO)

1992 Award for best Movie-Poster DANCES WITH WOLVES (JUPITER)

1992 Award "MASCHERA DI FERRO - 30 years of life for movies" City of Turin-Pinerolo/Italy

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