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Elda Ferri is an Italian film producer.

She is the administrator of the company Jean Vigo Italia S.r.l..[1] She co-produced the comedy Life Is Beautiful (1997) with Gianluigi Braschi,[2] for which they both received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.[3] The film also earned them a David di Donatello for Best Producer as well as a European Film Award for Best Film.[4]

In 2005 she was awarded the prize of the "European producer of the year".[5]


  1. ^ Silvestri, Massimo (21 March 2017). "Elda Ferri, produttrice da Oscar ci insegna il valore politico del cinema". Roma Daily News (in Italian). Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  2. ^ Rooney, David (3 January 1998). "Life Is Beautiful". Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Experience over Eight Decades of the Oscars from 1927 to 2019. The 71st Academy Awards 1999". Oscars. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 31 July 2019.
  4. ^ Moliterno, Gino (21 October 2009). The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 121. ISBN 9780810870598.
  5. ^ Elda Ferri European producer of the year

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