Emmy Award nominated Francesco Carrozzini has directed music videos for artists Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Lenny Kravitz, and commercials for brands such as Apple and Fiat.
FRANCESCO DIRECTED A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY “FRANCA: CHAOS AND CREATION”, AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF HIS LATE MOTHER. THE FILM WENT ON TO PLAY IN OVER 30 FESTIVALS AROUND THE WORLD AND PREMIERED ON NETFLIX IN OCTOBER 2017.
HIS FEATURE FILM DEBUT, “THE HANGING SUN”, AN ADAPTATION OF JO NESBO’S NOVEL “MIDNIGHT SUN”, WAS CHOSEN TO BE THE CLOSING FILM AT THE 79TH VENICE FILM FESTIVAL IN 2022. THE FILM STARS CHARLES DANCE, PETER MULLAN, JESSICA BROWN FINDLAY AND ALESSANDRO BORGHI.
IN FEBRUARY 2023, FRANCESCO WRAPPED UP SHOOTING HIS FIRST TV SHOW, “SUPERSEX”, A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES BASED ON THE LIFE OF THE ICONIC PORN STAR ROCCO SIFFREDI. IT IS SET TO BE RELEASED IN THE FALL OF 2023.
Francesco is also known internationally for his photography. His portraits have appeared on the covers and pages of Vanity Fair, L’Uomo Vogue, The New Yorker, W, Rolling Stone, New York Magazine and Vogue Italia, amongst others. He has photographed personalities as diverse as Robert De Niro, Kanye West, Naomi Campbell, Angelina Jolie, Keith Richards and Jeff Koons, to name a few.
“SUPERSEX”, NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES, 2023
“THE HANGING SUN”, FEATURE FILM, 79TH VENICE FILM FESTIVAL, OUT OF COMPETITION, 2022
“FRANCA: CHAOS AND CREATION”, FEATURE DOCUMENTARY, 73RD VENICE FILM FESTIVAL, OFFICIAL SELECTION, 2016
“1937”, SHORT FILM, 65TH VENICE FILM FESTIVAL, SHORT FILM COMPETITION, 2008
YEBBA: “BOOMERANG”, 2021
JAY-Z: “MANYFACEDGOD”, 2017
MARILYN MANSON: “THE MEPHISTOPHELES OF LOS ANGELES”, 2015
NICKI MINAJ: “I LIED”, 2014
DAMIAN MARLEY: “IS IT WORTH IT?”, 2014
LENNY KRAVITZ: “NEW YORK CITY”, 2014
LANA DEL REY: “ULTRAVIOLENCE”, 2014
BEYONCÉ: “JEALOUS”, 2013
A$AP ROCKY: “PHOENIX”, 2013