Francesco Carrozzini is an Emmy Award nominated director, also well known internationally for his cinematic style in portrait photography.
His career started in 2001 at age 19, while still in college as a philosophy major, when he directed a promo for Italian MTV.
Francesco has since directed music videos for artists jay-z, beyoncé and Lenny Kravitz and commercials for brands such as apple and fiat.
In 2016 he had his feature film debut at the venice film festival with the documentary “Franca: chaos and creation”, which went to play in over twenty festivals around the world including afi at the american cinemateque.
His photographs have appeared on the covers and pages of Vanity Fair, L’Uomo Vogue, The New Yorker, W, Rolling Stone, POP, New York Magazine and Vogue Italia, amongst others. He has photographed personalities as diverse as Robert De Niro, Kanye West, Naomi Campbell, Angelina Jolie, Michael Bloomberg, Keith Richards and Jeff Koons, to name a few.
FRANCESCO LIVES AND WORKS BETWEEN LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK CITY.
“FRANCA: CHAOS AND CREATION”, FEATURE DOCUMENTARY, INTERNATIONAL VENICE FILM FESTIVAL, OFFICIAL SELECTION, 2016
“DONT BLINK!”, ART FILM, JEU DE PAUME MUSEUM, PARIS, 2008
“THE NEW YORK TIMES SCREEN TESTS”, EMMY AWARD NOMINATION, 2008
“1937”, INTERNATIONAL VENICE FILM FESTIVAL, SHORT FILM COMPETITION, 2008
“WIERSZALIN”, SHORT DOCUMENTARY, INTERNATIONAL LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL, OFFICIAL SELECTION, 2007
JAY-Z: “MANYFACEDGOD”, 2017
MARILYN MANSON: “THE MEPHISTOPHELES OF LOS ANGELES”, 2015
SINGTANK: “COMING DOWN”, 2014
NICKI MINAJ: “I LIED”, 2014
DAMIAN MARLEY: “IS IT WORTH IT?” (GUNMAN WORLD), 2014
LENNY KRAVITZ: “NEW YORK CITY”, 2014
LANA DEL REY: “ULTRAVIOLENCE”, 2014
BEYONCÉ: “JEALOUS”, 2013
A$AP ROCKY: “PHOENIX”, 2013
“MUSIC”, SOLO EXHIBITION, EARTH GALLERY, PARIS, 2015
“PORTRAITS”, SOLO EXHIBITION, IST FESTIVAL, ISTANBUL, 2015
“L’UOMO VOGUE AT SOTHEBY’S “, GROUP SHOW AND AUCTION, PARIS, 2012
“PORTRAITS”, SOLO EXHIBITION, DIANE VON FURSTENBERG GALLERY, NEW YORK, 2010
“UNIQUE EXPOSURE”, SOLO EXHIBITION, GALLERIA CARDI, MILAN, 2007
“PAUSE”,VIDEO INSTALLATION INCLUDED IN GROUP SHOW, DUOMO CATHEDRAL, MILAN, 2004