Danilo Desideri

Danilo Desideri (born 13 July 1940) is an Italian cinematographer.

Danilo Desideri
Born (1940-07-13) July 13, 1940 (age 79)
Rome, Italy
NationalityItalian
OccupationCinematographer
Years active1962—present

Born in Rome, Desideri began his film career in the late 1950s as a camera assistant on the crew of Tonino Delli Colli.[1] He later worked as a camera operator with Gianni Di Venanzo, Ennio Guarnieri, Giuseppe Rotunno, and Luigi Kuveiller, among others.[1] After working in the advertising field, he made his debut as cinematographer for films in the late 60s;[1] his first major production was the film In the Name of the Pope King (1977), directed by Luigi Magni.[1] In 1983, he collaborated for the first time with Carlo Verdone, beginning a professional association that characterized his career in the following decades.[1] Desideri won the 1992 David di Donatello for Best Cinematography for Verdone's Maledetto il giorno che t'ho incontrato.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Stefano Masi, Dizionario mondiale dei direttori della fotografia, Recco, Le Mani, 2007. ISBN 8880123874.
  2. ^ Enrico Lancia (1998). I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.

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