Elisabetta graduated in Literature and Philosophy at the University of Trieste and started working as an editor for Achille Mauri’s Publishing House “L’Esperto” in Milan. The Publishing house specialized in Modern Art Books, Encyclopedias and Children’s Books. Later, she went on to direct the Roman branch of the Arts and Culture Magazine “Spettacoli e Società”.
She collaborated as a researcher with the Milan Art Gallery “Jabik e Colophon” and, in the Eighties, made her debut in the Film and TV industries working for an important production company, managing foreign productions and all working relationships with foreign co-producers.
The most important TV and Film productions she worked on are:
IL QUARTETTO BASILEUS; ORIENT EXPRESS; IL CORSARO; … E LA VITA CONTINUA; VENEZIA D’INVERNO, I CANI DI GERUSALEMME, UN’AMANTE, LA VITA DI HEMINGWAY; MISSIONE D’AMORE; L’OMBRA ABITATA; CIN CIN; SULLA SPIAGGIA E AL DI LA DEL MOLO.
During this time she worked in Advertising, managing the production of commercials for several Italian clients (Gillette; Unione Birra, Knorr, Amstel) and non-Italian ones (Renault, Caprice de Dieux).
For over ten years she was Director of Advertising for the Group Birra Peroni, managing both creative output and media acquisition and coordination for all of the Group’s brands (Birra Peroni, Nastro Azzurro, Peroni Analcolica, Kronenbourg, Evian). Thanks to the many non-Italian productions she managed, Elisabetta has developed a deep knowledge of foreign production practices in countries such as Brazil, India, Africa, Great Britain, France and others. She has also developed a network of contacts with foreign producers and production companies.
In recent Years she has managed screenplay writing and cast direction for several important projects such as: IL FUGGIASCO; LA BARONESSA DI CARINI; MAL’ARIA.
As far as Documentaries are concerned, Elisabetta has developed several industrial film projects and has managed the production of Folco Quilici’s film L’ APOLLO DI VEIO, shown at the Venice Biennale.