Enzo Sciotti

Enzo Sciotti (born September 24, 1944) is an Italian artist and illustrator. Sciotti is known for his illustrations of more than 3000 movie posters,[1] including The Beyond, Demons, The Blood of Heroes and several Lucio Fulci, Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava films. He has also painted covers for comics,[2] albums[3] and home video releases.[4]

Enzo Sciotti
Born (1944-09-24) September 24, 1944 (age 76)
Rome, Italy
NationalityItalian
Known forPoster art, illustration

Early lifeEdit

Scotti was born in Rome, Italy.[5] Thanks to his great ability for drawing and his passion for the world of cinema, Sciotti, at the age of 16, found a job as an artist at a graphics studio producing movie posters in Rome.[6] After 15 years, Sciotti opened his own studio in Rome.

CareerEdit

In the 1980s, he became one of the best-known European artists of cinema posters. In his long career Sciotti worked on many films directed by Lucio Fulci, like The House by the Cemetery, Manhattan Baby and A Cat in the Brain and also with other directors like Dario Argento, Lamberto Bava, David Lynch, George Romero, David Webb Peoples and the Coen brothers.[1][7]

Sciotti is currently[when?] an active artist and is still working with his agency.[8]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Kinoplakate von Enzo Sciotti". filmposter-archiv.de. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "Enzo Sciotti at Comicvine". Comic Vine Gamespot. comicvine.gamespot.com. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  3. ^ "Enzo Sciotti Discography at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  4. ^ "Cover Art Gallery". Cult Reviews. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
    - Chris Campion (24 July 2015). "Can I get a rewind! The lost art of the VHS cover". The Guardian. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
  5. ^ "Enzo Sciotti". bedetheque.com. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  6. ^ "Artists Fabio Frizzi - Enzo Sciotti". All Tomorrow's Parties. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  7. ^ "Enzo Sciotti". unflinchingeye.blogspot.it. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  8. ^ "The Book - The Italian Masters Return - Enzo Sciotti". indiegogo. Retrieved May 24, 2016.

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