Francesco Carrozzini: biography and career
Francesco Carrozzini: biography and career

One of the well established directors to date is Francesco Carrozzini. Young and talented, he released about a dozen short films that were presented at various film festivals.

Francesco Carrozzini. Biography

September 9, 1982 in Italy in the provincial town of Monza (a suburb of Milan) Francesco Carrozzini was born. The biography of little Francesco is not too great, little is known today. My father was the editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine. His mother, Franca Sozzani, is an award-winning art writer who has written several fashion books.

Francesco Carrozzini

Francesco Carrozzini has been surrounded by musicians, artists and actors since childhood. As a teenager, he, along with his comrades, began to shoot his first short films. Francesco became so passionate about directing that he moved to Los Angeles in 1999 to study directing at the University of California. Then Carrozzini returned to Milan and studied philosophy at the local university. After some time, the young man left for New York, where he isnow.

Francesco had an affair with singer Lana Del Rey. They were first seen in public in the summer of 2014. According to the media, the couple broke up, but there were no official statements about the termination of the relationship.


Francesco Carrozzini acts not only as a director, but also as a producer and cameraman. He has fourteen films to his credit, among them thirteen short films and one documentary called “Franca. Chaos and creativity. The film tells about the mother of Francesco - Franca Sozzani, about how she built her career and fought for the rights of African women. Attention is also paid to Sozzani's relationship with his son, who acted as a producer and director of this picture. It took four years to shoot the film, during which time a lot of material was collected: photographs, interviews, videos. According to Sozzani and Carrosini themselves, they learned a lot while working on the film.

Francesco Carrozzini biography

And Francesco Carrozzini received his first job at the age of nineteen from the Italian MTV. This was followed by orders from advertising agencies, and in 2006 the young director began filming a documentary about the Polish Virzalin Theatre.

Directed videos for The New York Times featuring famous actresses such as Natalie Portman and Charlize Theron. Some time later, his short psychological thriller 1937 was presented at the Venice Film Festival. At the same festival, the above-described film about Frank was presented, which will also be screened in Mumbai, Vancouver and Tallinn. MyselfFrancesco stated that he is currently working on a second film, which is a feature film.


As a photographer, Francesco Carrozzini has established himself in Esquire, Rolling Stone, Vogue, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal and other publications.

photographer Francesco Carrozzini

He showed himself remarkably well in the portrait genre, organizing his own photography exhibitions in May 2007 and 2010, also in May and September 2015. Francesco has worked with stars such as Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, Robert De Niro, Scarlett Johansson and Milla Jovovich, as well as political figures such as Goodluck Jonathan, Tony Blair, Michael Bloomberg and others. In an interview, Francesco said that he took up photography quite by accident. It was just a hobby. We hope that Francesco will become even more famous in the field of cinema and photography.

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