Gianni Minervini (producer)

Gianni Minervini (born 26 October 1928) is an Italian former actor and a television and film producer.

Born in Naples, Minervini was the son of the journalist Roberto.[1] He debuted as a producer in 1976, when he co-founded with the brothers Antonio and Pupi Avati the production company A.M.A. Film.[2] Avati brothers left the company in the late 1983, leaving the sole Minervini leading the company.[2][3]

Minervini won three David di Donatello Awards for best producer, in 1982, 1984 and 1990.[4] He also won a Nastro d'Argento in 1984 for the production of Where's Picone?.[4]

Selected filmography

References

  1. Andrea Jelardi. "Una famiglia per Napoli e Pulcinella". DEN (il mensile del denaro). 10 December 2010.
  2. Mario Sesti. La "scuola" italiana: storia, strutture, e immaginario di un altro cinema, 1988-1996. Marsilio, 1996. ISBN 8831764772.
  3. Alberto Crespi. "Le factories: Gli Avati". Cineforum, Volume 27. 1987.
  4. Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
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