Franco Committeri

Franco Committeri (17 August 1924 11 October 2001) was an Italian film producer.

Franco Committeri
Born17 August 1924 (1924-08-17)
Died11 October 2001 (2001-10-12) (aged 77)
Rome, Italy
OccupationFilm producer

Born in Rome, Committeri started his career in the late 1950s as managing director of the film companies Istituto Luce and Cei Incom. In 1964 he became an independent producer, first founding the production company Jupiter and later establishing the company Massfilm. He produced almost all the films directed by Ettore Scola during this time, as well as works by Nino Manfredi, Luigi Magni, Elio Petri, Ugo Tognazzi and Marco Bellocchio.[1][2]

During his career Committeri won several awards, including a David di Donatello in 1981 and a Silver Ribbon in 1987.[3] He was also an occasional actor.[2]

Selected filmography


  1. "E' morto il produttore Franco Committeri". La Repubblica. 12 October 2001. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  2. Dante Matelli (September 1985). "Il produttore: Franco Committeri". Ciak (6). pp. 94–7.
  3. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.

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