Asmara Films

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Ginevra Elkann, Productrice Via Giovanni Nicotera 24
00195 ROME
Tel. : +39 06 3211960
Fax : +39 06 32505910
Contact by email

ASMARA FILMS s.r.l. is an independent production company founded in 2010 by Ginevra Elkann.
Our main goal is to support the projects of young filmmakers around the globe. Our objective is to work hand in hand with authors, connecting cinema, art and all others domains of contemporary culture.


Ginevra Elkann, Producer
Having grown up in england, Brazil and France, in 2002 she graduated from the American University in Paris. She then got a master's degree in filmmaking from the London Film School. In the following years she produced several short films, and she worked in the sets of Bernardo Bertolucci's and Anthony Minghella's films.
Since March 2006, she is at the headof Turin's Giovanni and Marella Agnelli Pinacotheque.
In 2009 she produced "Frontier Blues", the debut work by Iranian director Babak Jalali, in competition at 62nd Locarno International Film Festival.

Francesca Zanza, Head of projects' development
She graduated in Modern Literature from Pisa's University and in 2002 she got the diploma in History of Art at Pisa's Scuola Normale Superiore.
From 2005 to 2011 she has been working for Vivo film independent production company, being in charge of the projects development and also playing the role of delegate producer.

Cristiano Larini, Administration



Asmara Films è una società di produzione cinematografica fondata nel 2010 con l'intento di promuovere progetti di giovani autori provenienti da tutto il mondo. La nostra prerogativa è lavorare a stretto contatto con gli autori, mettendo in connessione il cinema con l'arte e gli altri ambiti della cultura contemporanea.


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