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11 June 2019

TULIPANI – love, honour and a bicycle coming on June 20th

The film TULIPANI – love honour and a bicycle is coming into Italian theaters on Jne the 20th. Directed by the Oscar winner Mike Van Diem with a great international cast: Ksenia Solo, Gijs Naber, Lidia Vitale, Donatella Finocchiaro, with the extraordinary participation of Giorgio Pasotti and with Giancarlo Giannini, Michele Venitucci...
29 March 2018

They Sell in the official selection of the Nastri d’Argento Award

Our shortmovie They Sell, directed by Andrea Purgatori, produced by Corrado Azzollini for Draka Production and Seven Dreams Production, is officially selected for the important Nastri d'Argento Award. Starring the international star Ashraf Barhom and a great Alessandro Haber. This year the selection is b...
30 October 2017

The Girl of my Dreams at the Foggia Film Festival

Screening the 19th of November
"The Girlf of my Dreams", selected at the Foggia Film Festival 2017, will be screened the 19th of November, at 20:45. The festival jury chair is the famous actor and director Sergio Rubini. The kermesse, dedicated this year to the unforgettable Anna Magnani, is organized and prom...
13 October 2017

Draka at the Foggia Film Festival: two movies selected

The movies "The Girlf of my Dreams" (produced by Draka Production) and "Antonio's Syndrome" (produced by Draka con Imago Film) both distributed by Draka Distribution, have been selected at the Foggia Film Festival 2017. The jury chair is the famous actor and director Sergio R...
07 October 2017

Great success for Tulipani at the International Festival du Rio

Great emotion for the Premiere in Latin America of the movie"Tulipani- love, honor and a bicycle" by Mike Van Diem, screened tonight at the International Festival of Rio de Janeiro.  Presented by Draka Production (majority production for Italy) with the production delegate Carolina Boco who represented t...
04 October 2017

New selection for Tulipani – love, honour and a bicycle

It is a great pleasure to announce that our film "Tulipani, love honor and a bicycle", directed by the Academy Award winner Mike Van Diem has been officially selected at Festival do Rio 2017, the Latin America's largest festival and gathering of industry executives. "Tulipani" will be screened Saturday 7 October, withi...
20 September 2017

New selections for Tulipani: Nederland and Chicago

Tulipani - love, honour and a bicycle, by the Academy Award Mike van Diem, of which Corrado Azzollini is the major co-producer for Italy, has been selected and screened at the Nederland Film Festival, with a great response from the audience and selected at the Chicago Internationa...
14 September 2017

The Girl of my Dreams – now available in dvd and blu-ray

Love, enchantment, magic, mystery ... all this will make you thrill with the movie "The Girl of My Dreams" now available in DVD and Blu-ray. Starring Primo Reggiani, Miriam Giovanelli, Nicolas Vaporidis, Chiara Gensini, Marco R...
10 September 2017

Draka Production at the Toronto International Film festival with the film “Tulipani” by the Academy Award winner Mike Van Diem

Standing ovation at the World Premiere
Standing ovation in Toronto today at the World Premiere of   TULIPANI - love, honour and a bicycle  (Official Selection at Toronto International Film Festival 2017) by the Oscar-winner Mike Van Diem. There were present the director and the cast: ...
15 August 2017

Tulipani, Love, Honour and a Bicycle in competition at TIFF 2017

Contemporary World Cinema section at the Toronto Internatonal Film Festival
With great pleasure we announce that the movie “Tulipani, love, honour and a bicycle” of which Corrado Azzollini, by Draka production, is the main Italian producer, will be worldwide premiered at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival, where it's in competit...
24 July 2017

Screening The Girl of My Dreams on the 27 July in Sannicandro

The enchantemt continues to spread ... The Girl of My Dreams at the "Festival Cinema&Letteratura "Del Racconto, il Film"  Thursday, July 27 at 19.30 at Sannicandro di Bari in the Corte Castello Normanno-Svevo. Attending guests of the "Del Racconto, L' INCANTO" the actor Nicola Nocella and the producer and distributor Corrado Azzollin...
23 July 2017

The Girl of my Dreams at the Social World Film Festival

Our movie The Girl of my Dreams has been selected in the Focus Section at the Social World Film Festival in Vico Equense. The screening is today at 5pm  - Sala Rosi, Museo del Cinema (Palazzo Antico di Città) Vico Equense. The enchantment is still going around......
09 February 2017

Draka at the EFM

Draka is at the EFM in Berlin, to present his line up and his catalogue. Among the most important titles, "The Girl of my Dreams" (by Saverio Di Biagio) produced by Draka and releasing on italian theaters on April. Draka is at the stand 107 first floor - Marriott Hotel....
30 November 2016

LA RAGAZZA DEI MIEI SOGNI, INDUSTRY PREMIERE DURING GIORNATE DEL CINEMA DI SORRENTO

Thursday 1st december at Cinema Armida
It will premiere for the industry, The Girl of my Dreams directed by Saverio Di Biagio. Tomorrow, at the cinema Armida in Sorrento (h15: 00)....
25 November 2016

Corrado Azzollini e Alessandro Masi spiegano perché il cinema si basa sulle relazioni

This content is available only in Italian
In occasione della presentazione del listino 2017 di Draka Distribution alle Giornate Professionali del Cinema di Sorrento, dopo il TIFF, il MIA e l’American Film Market, Corrado Azzollini, presidente di Draka Distribution e Production, spiega la sua visione sull'im...
06 October 2016

Antonio’s Syndrome in cinemas from November 17

"To fully understand a man and his ideas you have to go to the place where the man and those ideas have originated." This is the conviction that will move Antonio to get on board on his Cinquecento on his way to Greece to get to know those places of Greece, where he will discover a lot more. Antonio’s Syndrome directed ...
05 September 2016

the solo exhibition of the Master of Cinema’s Artworks RENATO CASARO THE ART OF PAINTING CINEMA

16-18 September 2016 Giovinazzo – Istituto Vittorio Emanuele (Sala Primavera) Bari –Italy
Officina itinerante in collaboration with Amra, Draka Production, Comune di Giovinazzo Present RENATO CASARO THE ART OF PAINTING CINEMA The solo ex...
30 August 2016

Casting call for two upcoming Draka Production movie projects

Casting call for two upcoming Draka Production's movies Draka Production is casting LEAD ROLES for two upcoming productions:ì “They sell” directed by Andrea Purgatori  and “Alice’s Birthday” directed by Maria Grazia Cucinotta. Both mo...
16 June 2016

Location-scout for Draka Production new project directed by Andrea Purgatori

A new film project produced by Corrado Azzollini, written by Keti Stamo and directed by the renowned Andrea Purgatori. It’ an historical period drama, set in the 40s with an important social issue, with a an important emotional impact. The cast is includes important actors on nati...
16 June 2016

Dimmi Cosa Senti on Mediaset Premium and Premium Play

Dimmi cosa senti, produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production and directed by Paolo Strippoli is scheduled on Mediaset Premium and Premium Play. Presented in many international Festival, is about a clear sentence about human relationships and the ...
28 May 2016

Giorgio Albertazzi deceases: his last movie has beel “Antonio’s syndrome”

The grief od Draka and Imago, for the great actor
"Antonio's syndrome" by Claudio Rossi Massimi and produced by Draka Production together with Imago film, it has been the last film work in...
06 April 2016

Who’s Who is now available online to rent and to buy on online stores

The touching story of Domenico Riva (played by Enrico Lo Verso)  is now available online to rent and to buy on online stores. Here the links: https://itunes.apple.com/it/movie/nomi-e-cognomi/id1045475174 ...
30 March 2016

The girl of my dreams on post-production

The Saverio di Biagio film is on the final treatments. The story of a passionate love affair that runs through the streets of the city will come soon on cinema.. stay tuned for all the news . http://www.draka.it/production/en/produzione/la-ragazza-dei-...
23 December 2015

The first Draka Box

Limited edition
It is available the first Draka Box limited edition. Only 200 pieces! A box set by three films, distributed by Draka distribution, one of which produced by Draka Production: "Who's who" (“Nomi e Cognomi”, Italy 2013) by Sebastiano Rizzo, produced by Corrado Azzollini for Draka Production, with Enrico...
20 October 2015

Nomi e Cognomi is now on rental and sale!

Since 20th October in every dvd shop and digital store
NOMI E COGNOMI, written by Camilla Cuparo and directed by Sebastiano Rizzo will be on sale from 20th of October. Produced by Draka Production and distributed by Draka Distribution, with media partner Amra agenzia comunicazione. NOMI E COGNOMI is a feature film based on the strict compliance of professi...
02 October 2015

TULIPS directed by Marleen Gorris CASTING EXTRAS CALL

Call for extra for the feature film “Tulips” directed by the Oscar Marleen Gorris. Draka Production is searching the followings roles to play: -man/woman aged 18/80 with classic hair cuts - man/woman who know how to dance pizzica The film will be shouted in the locations in between the cities of Gi...
19 September 2015

Press conference to present the feature film “Antonio’s Syndrome”

Corrado Azzollini and Draka Production announces the press conference to present the feature film “Antonio’s Syndrome” written and directed by Claudio Rossi Massimini (also author of the book called Antonio’s Syndrome). The meeting for the press conference will...
20 June 2015

“Tulips, Honour, Love and a Bike” selected by Eurimages for a financing that amounts to 420.000 €

Tulips movie, whose shooting is starting in November 2015, directed by the Oscar rewarded director Marleen Gorris, gets a financing from the most important european film fund, Euroimage, amounting to 420.000,00 €. Tulips becomes therefore one of the most important projects that will be produced in Europe in 2015, set in the postwar p...
04 June 2015

Online Who’s Who soundtrack

The amazing sound-track from the feature film “Who’s Who”, written and composed by Valentino Corvino is available online to download on digital stores. The album contains the song written and song by Peppe Giuffrida starring as special guests Alice Nps and Pietro Pagnes. For who would like to feel again all the features film emot...
18 May 2015

“Sold Out” at the CINEPALACE in Riccione

The screenings nights for the premiere of the feature film "Who's Who" are happening in many Italian Cinemas. On the 17th of May the CINEPALACE in Riccione was "Sold Out". This screening was attended by the producer Corrado Azzollini and the starring actress Maria Grazia Cucinotta....
16 May 2015

Who’s Who at the Cinema Multisala Paradiso Recupero

What a beautiful night we had yesterday at the Catania's Cinema Recupero - Multisala Paradiso with Enrico Lo Verso and Peppe Giuffrida who/that attended the screening of the feature film "Who's who" directed by Sebastiano Rizzo, theatrically released on 14 May. The starring actor and the author of the top-song of the movi...
16 May 2015

Who’s Who at the Cinema Multisala Politeama in Palermo

On Friday 15 May in Palermo in the Multisala Politeana the feature film "Who's Who" the film was screened at 20:30. The screening was attended by the producer Corrado Azzollini, the starring actors Enrico Lo Verso and Maria Grazia Cucinotta and the local authorities. The screening of the short-movie “La Ricotta e il caffè” directed b...
14 May 2015

Premiere of the feature film “Who’s Who” at UCI in Molfetta

During the event for the premiere of the feature film "Who's Who" on the 14th of May in in the UCI Cinema Molfetta some students are meeting the producer Corrado Azzollini and the actors Mingo de Pasquale e Marco Pezzella. To this event have taken part over 500 students who had the chance to attend the screening, ask questions and have a ...
11 May 2015

A statement by Maria Grazia Cucinotta on “Who’s Who”

Here a short statement by Maria Grazia Cucinotta released during the Press Conference for ANSA: “The script is a touching story because I grew up in a situation like that, those images of abuses, and people who did not compromise themselves with organized crime in order to change things, they have accompanied my childh...
07 May 2015

Who’s Who obtained the high quality standards patronage by the Puglia’s Association of the Journalists

The movie "Who’s who" (Nomi e Cognomi) produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production obtained the high quality standards patronage by the Puglia's  Association of the Journalists with the following motivation/reason: “[...] the high social value of the feature film "Who’s who" produced by Draka...
07 May 2015

Press Conference to present the feature film “ Who’s Who”

Today, in the Cinema Moderno in Roma was held the press conference to present the feature film “ Who's Who” distributed in the Italian Cinemas from the 14th of May, the director Sebastiano Rizzo, the starring actors Enrico Lo Verso, Maria Grazia Cucinotta and Marco Rossetti will atten...
16 April 2015

Dimmi cosa senti – Official trailer on line

Online the official trailer of the Short-Movie directed by Paolo Strippoli. The short-movie produced by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Production is going to be screen for the RIFF – Rome Indipendent Film Festival 2015, al NFFTY 2015 – National Film Festival Talented Youth in Seattle and at the Goa Short Film Festival 2015 in ...
20 March 2015

“Dimmi cosa senti” directed by Paolo Strippoli selected at Riff

The short-movie “Dimmi cosa senti” directed by Paolo Strippoli and produced by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Production is going to be screen for the RIFF – Rome Indipendent Film Festival 2015, al NFFTY 2015 – National Film Festival Talented...
13 March 2015

Premiere of the feature film “Life feels Good”

After the great success at the Adriano in Rome, during the Bari screening the cinema was “sold out” for the feature film “Life feels Good” distribuited by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Distribution. "Life Feels Good" tells the story of a young boy suffering from cerebral paralysis and two different points of view: on one side the de...
23 February 2015

DAWID OGRODNIK STARRING THE OSCAR WINNER FILM

The director Pawel Pawlikowski won the Oscar for the Best Foreign Film with the feature film “Ida”. Dawid Ogrodnik, who starred in the Oscar Winning Feature, is the leading actor in “Life Feels Good”, the amazing story of Mateusz. The film based on a true story already won in some of the most important worldwide film festival such...
19 February 2015

WHO’S WHO COMING SOON IN CINEMAS

“Who's Who” written by Camilla Cuparo, directed by Sebastiano Rizzo and produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production will be soon theatrically release in the Italian Cinemas. Starring stars of this movie are Enrico Lo Verso, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Marco Rossetti, Ninni Bruschetta, Dino Abbrescia, Mingo De Pasq...
16 February 2015

“LIFE FEELS GOOD” COMING SOON IN CINEMAS

The feature film “Life feels Good” will in the Italian cinemas starting from the 12th of March. The Polish film "Chce się żyć" (original title) written and directed by Maciej Pieprzyca won the Silver Hugo Award at Chicago International Film Festival. The main cast: Dawid Ogrodnik, Dorota Kolak, Arkadiusz Jakubik, Helena Sujecka, Mi...
09 February 2015

Francesco Dimitri’s interview

Francesco Dimitri has just arrived to Bari from London (where he has lived and worked for years) to follow the filming of “La ragazza dei miei sogni” (The girl of my dreams) born from his fervid imagination. He gave us a short interview because the movie is a work in progress in Apulia during these weeks.   The movie is tak...
02 February 2015

Started today the shooting of the feature film “The girls of My Dreams”

Started today in Bari the shooting of the feature film “The girls of My Dreams” directed by Saverio di Biagio and produced by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Production. The film is bases on the book of the same name written by Francesco Dimitri who wrote the script  along with the di...
27 January 2015

Announced the Official Cast for “The girls of my Dreams”

Primo Reggiani, Miriam Giovanelli, Nicolas Vaporidis … is the cast of the new film of Draka Production “The girl of my Dreams” directed by Saverio di Biagio. In the cast are also starring Marco Rossetti, Chiara Gensini, Nicola Nocella and the extraordinary Remo Girone. These f...
23 January 2015

Draka Production and LUISS Creative Business Center Collaboration

Draka Production and LUISS Creative Business Center, special department of LUISS Business School di Roma, started their first collaboration in order to offer a first class stage-experience to the Creative Masters' students. Two students from the academic course in “screenplays for TV and Cinemas”, aspirants directo...
22 January 2015

CASTING FOR EXTRAS FOR THE FEATURE FILM “THE GIRL OF MY DREAMS”

Call for extra for the new Feature Film produced by Draka Production, “The girl of my Dream” directed by Saverio di Biagio. We are searching for: - valzer dancers - men and woman with tattoos and piercing - fire-eater - dwarf - good looking men and women - gothic-emo style men and woman aged 20/40 - men and wom...
16 January 2015

OSCAR NOMINATION FOR DAWID OGRODNIK leading actor of the movie “Life feels Good”

DAWID OGRODNIK leading actor of the movie “Life feels Good”, theatrically released by Draka Distribution in the Italian Cinemas in March, is also starring the feature film “IDA” directed by Pawel Pawlikowski nominated for the Academy Awards 2015 for the Best Forei...
26 December 2014

Who’s Who on TG2

Tomorrow night at 24.30, on TG2 Stories, a service on “Who's Who” directed by Sebastiano Rizzo, produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production. The TV program will present, with interviews to the actors Enrico Lo Verso, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Mingo de Pa...
24 December 2014

Who’s Who is not a film about Giuseppe Fava

Draka Production officially denies the incorrect news about “Who's Who”. The feature film, it is the result of the artistic free expression of the scriptwriter, Camilla Cuparo, and it is not about Giuseppe Fava but it is about the fictional character Domenico Riva. The production indeed is opted out of this uncorrected news. ...
24 December 2014

CASTING FOR EXTRAS FOR THE FEATURE FILM “THE GIRL OF MY DREAMS”

Call for extra for the new Feature Film produced by Draka Production, “The girl of my Dream” directed by Saverio di Biagio. We are searching for: - valzer dancers - men and woman with tattoos and piercing - fire-eater - dwarf - good looking men and women - gothic-emo style men and woman aged 20/40 - men and wom...
23 December 2014

Started the pre-production for the film “The Girl of my Dreams”

Draka Production started the pre-production of the next feature film “The Girl of my Dreams” produced by Corrado Azzollini and directed by Saverio Di Biago. The scriptwriter is Francesco Dimitri, and it is inspired by the namesake book written by D...
11 December 2014

Mingo De Pasquale in “Who’s Who” cast

Mingo De Pasquale, the famous journalist of “Striscia la notizia” tells about his starring role in “Who's Who” directed by Sebastiano Rizzo and produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production, theatrically released in March 2015. This confirms that cine-career of the famous TV...
26 November 2014

Nomi e Cognomi (Who’s Who): special preview at Giornate del Cinema in Sorrento

Tuesday, 2 December 2014
The film, produced by Corrado Azzollini for Draka Production, directed by Sebastiano Rizzo and written by Camilla Cuparo, will be showed as a preview at the Sorrento's Giornate Pr...
23 November 2014

Enrico Lo Verso and Sebastiano Rizzo on the stage of the Agave di Cristallo Award

Sebastiano Rizzo and Enrico Lo Verso on the red carpet in Pietrasanta (Lucca), for the assignment of the Agave di Cristallo Award to La Ricotta e il Caffè as "The best shortmovie"; directed by Rizzo...
20 November 2014

“La ricotta e il caffè” written by Camilla Cupato will win as best Short-Movie

On the 22th of November the short-movie “La ricotta e il caffè” written by Camilla Cupato, will win the Agave di Cristallo in Pietrasanta. Is one of the only film festivals to award films for their dialogues. To the event will attend the director Sebastiano Rizzo....
17 November 2014

Enrico Lo Verso and Sebastiano Rizzo guest on RAI UNO

Enrico Lo Verso and Sebastiano Rizzo guests at the TV program IL CAFFE' DI RAI UNO, the lead actor and the director of the short-movie “Who's Who” produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production for the award winning prize Agave di Cristallo “Winning as film with the best dialogues” directed by S...
30 October 2014

Draka Production attends Medimex

Draka attends Medimex, international exhibition of innovative music organized by Puglia Sounds, for music-lovers and professionals. The international exhibition is also an international market for the Italian and international industry. Stands, live music, artists, panel, meetings and many other events to get in touch ...
16 October 2014

THE GIRLS OF MY DREAMS GETS A FINANCING: 223.761,00 EURO

The next movie produced by Corrado Azzollini for Draka Production, to shoote in Puglia
The 30th of September has been released the official communication by Apulia Film Commission about the new financing granted to films that will be shooted in Puglia region. "La ragazza dei miei sogni" (The girls of my dreams), a Saverio Di Biagio's movie, produced by Corrado Azzollini for Draka Production, has got  223.761,00 €. ...
08 October 2014

Draka Production and Four Distribution present the new movie in catalogue, at Mantova’s Incontri del Cinema d’Essai

A beautiful movie, in the italian theaters in 2015
Draka Production and Four Distribution present the new movie that will be released in the theaters in 2015: LIFE FEELS GOOD, directed by  Maciej Pieprzyca. The presentation will be taken in Mantova at 9.45 am - Virgilio Room - during the XIV edition of Incontri del Cinema d'Essai. The movie, the is one of th...
29 August 2014

DRAKA PRODUCTION partner of “THE SHARING EVENT”

Special guest: JEAN-MICHEL BYRON, ex Toto's front-man
Friday 29 August at 7,30 pm -  Corte Meraviglia - Giovinazzo (Ba) Draka Production is, with Medionalum Bank, partner of THE SHARING EVENT: the event organized by Amra Communication Solutions, for this evening in Giovinazzo. An in...
28 July 2014

Peppe Giuffride: live and new video-clip

Yesterday night in Giovinazzo the Italian artist Peppe Giuffrida performed after the screening of the short-movie “La ricotta e il caffè” produced by Draka Production, directed by Sebastiano Rizzo in the closing night of the event "Giovinazzo a corto di cinema" international exhibition of short-movie...
25 July 2014

La ricotta e il caffè screening and Peppe Giuffrida live

The short-movie produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production and directed by Sebastiano Rizzo, starring Luca Ward and Barbara Tabita will premiere out of competition to the exhibition of short-movies “ A corto di Cinema” on Sunday 27 of this month, in the school San Giovanni Bosco court – Corso ...
24 July 2014

Corrado Azzollini is one of the jurors for the International Competition for Short-movies.

The producer Corrado Azzollini, chairman of Draka Production and CEO of Amra Communication Solution, is one of the jurors of the competition Giovinazzo a Corto di Cinema: International Competition for Short-movies. The event, which institutional image was created by Am...
10 July 2014

New York City: an award to Corrado Azzollini

Corrado Azzollini chairman of the cinema and music production Draka in Puglia, won and award in New York City during the 60^ edition of the Fancy Food Show. It is one of the biggest events about food and drinks in the States in between June and July. The award, took by Radek Kaziow on the behalf of Corrado Azzollini, w...
26 June 2014

It is completed the post-production of the film “Nomi e Cognomi (Names and Shame)

It is completed the post-production of the film "Nomi e Cognomi (Names and Shame), directed by Sebastiano Rizzo and produced by Corrado Azzollini for Draka Production.The production asks the director some considerations on the job just ended: The film is almo...
11 June 2014

Justice to the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya

Sentenced to two life sentences the killers of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered in 2006 because of her job. Politkovskaya has become an icon for journalists and she also inspires the protagonist of the film produced by Draka Production "Who's Who". The film, in fact, focuse...
12 May 2014

OPEN CASTING

DRAKA IS PLANNING A FANTASY FILM
Draka production researches an actress for a role as co-protagonist, for the fantasy film that the company is planning for 2014. The ideal candidate preferably should speak both Italian and English and has the following physical characteristics: aged between 18 and 25 years; good looking, facial features with strong appeal to Eas...
24 March 2014

Draka Production enters the distribution market

Draka Production announces the come out into society with the distributor FOUR DISTRIBUTION based in Rome. FOUR DISTRIBUTION will be entrusted with the distribution of all the cinematographic products from Draka, it has already bought an Italian comedy and is working on a foreign dramatic feature film ...
17 March 2014

Twenty years passed by the murdered of Ilaria Alpi in Mogiadisco

In the feature film directed by Sebastiano Rizzo “Who’s Who” and produced by Draka Production it is central the issue of journalism to defend true and honest. Ilaria Alpi was a journalist from Rai 3 who got murdered in Mogiadisco with the cameraman Mirian Hrovatin. This crime is still today unsolved. This barbarian execution t...
05 March 2014

Who’s Who on editing phase

The feature film Who’s Who is in the editing phase. The feature film produced by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Production is about civil commitment, brave journalism to against social and moral decay caused by organized crime in a little town in the South of Italy. Cast : Enrico Lo Verso and ...
05 February 2014

DRAKA PRODUTION at Berlinale 2014

German – Italian producers meeting
Draka production will be at the Co-production Market meeting between German and Italian producers that will take place in Berlin on the 9th of February 2014. The German Federal Film Board (FFA) and the Italian Ministry of Culture Heritage, Activities and Tourism (Mibact) – Department of Cine...
21 January 2014

DRAKA EXPANDS ITS STAFF

with Antonio Alessi, production manager
After working as general coordinator for the film "Nomi e Cgnomi" (Names and Shame), Antonio Alessi is now a production manager in Draka Production. The company gets a very expert of the Italian cinema, highly esteemed. Specializing in television serial, Alessi has been, since 1999, coordinator and executive producer of varoius RAI ...
20 January 2014

Apulia Film Commission has granted to Draka Production 157.169,50€ of the Apulia National Film Fund

Today Apulia Film Commission has granted to Draka Production 157.169,50€ of the Apulia National Film Fund, for the movie Nomi e Cognomi (Names and Shame). The fund is reserved to cinema productions made in Puglia region. It is the biggest fund amount ever granted from Apulia Film Commission to a production company based in Puglia. ...
17 January 2014

“Dimmi cosa senti” directed by Paolo Strippoli and produced by Draka Production

The short movie “Dimmi cosa senti” shot last December in Giovinazzo and Corato is in the editing phase. The short movie is directed by the young Paolo Strippoli and produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production. The short movie tells the story of how a little town reacts to the ...
10 January 2014

La Ricotta e il Caffè, the first shortmovie dedicated to Giuseppe Fava

The Awards
La Ricotta e il caffè, produced in 2012 by Corrado Azzollini and directed by Sebastiano Rizzo, has just won the Critics Award at the Mendicino International Film Festival. The Award join the selection between the 5 best shormovies in the Taormina Film Fest 2013 and the "Best direction" Award got in Tropea Cinema Festival 2013.. L...
19 December 2013

Who’s Who on the Set Maria Grazia Cucinotta

On the set of Who’s Who today is shooting Maria Grazia Cucinotta directed by Sebastiano Rizzo. There is lot of attention by the press and the citizen for the stunning actress who is also a producer and a movie director. Maria Grazia Cucinotta has a central role in the cast of the ...
17 December 2013

Press Conference to present the feature film “ Who’s Who”

Giovinazzo Yesterday- 16 December in the Council Chambers Room was held the press conference to present the feature film “Who’s Who” attending many TVs and Newspaper journalists. The lead actors Enrico Lo Verso and Maria Grazia Cucinotta and the cast Marco Rossetti, Anton...
15 December 2013

Press Conference to present the feature film “ Who’s Who”

Scheduled for tomorrow the press conference in Giovinazzo for the feature film “Who’s Who” (shooting until the 21st of December) directed by Sebastiano Rizzo and produced by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Production. It will be an occasion to present in detail the artistic content o...
14 December 2013

Giovinazzo Welcomes the Cinema Industry

The arriving of the Cinema Industry in Giovinazzo for the shooting of the feature film “Who’s Who” directed by Sebastiano Rizzo and produced by Draka Production, involved many operators like Mr. Pugliese owner of the Bar Pugliese in Piazza Umberto, who express his w...
13 December 2013

Screening of the feature film “Il Pasticcere”

Was presented yesterday the feature film “Il Pasticcere” directed by Luigi Sardiello, shot in Puglia starring Antonio Catania, Antonio Stornaiolo and Luca Cirasola. The film tells the story of Achille Franzi a pastry chef delicate and lovely, whose life is defined...
10 December 2013

Press conference of the movie “Nomi e cognomi”

Press conference of the movie “Nomi e cognomi” (shooting in Giovinazzo till the 21st December 2013) directed by Sebatiano Rizzo and produced by Corrado Azzollini. The actors Enrico Loverso, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Marco Rossetti, Totò Onnis, Antonio Stornaiolo, Mingo De Pasquale will introduce the artistic...
06 December 2013

Ninni Bruschetta on Who’s Who set

An important and loved actor from Puglia, Ninni Bruschetta, today arrived on Who’s Who set. He is known for his role in Boris (Feature film and also TV series) Bruschetta recently worked in “La mafia uccide solo d'estate” directed by the Jena Pif. Recently starred in “La moglie del sarto” (2013) directed by Massimo Scaglio...
04 December 2013

“La ricotta e il caffè” officially selected for the Levante Film Festival

La ricotta e il caffè is a short-movie directed by Sebastiano Rizzo produced in the 2012 by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Production. The short movie has been officially selected in the section EXPERIENCE in the Levante Film Festival. The EXPERIENCE sectio...
02 December 2013

Draka invests on new young talents

Paolo Strippoli is an emerging director from Corato he directed “Dimmi Cosa Senti” produced by Corrado Azzollini’s Draka Production recently shot in Giovinazzo. The short movie is about a nowadays issue: the relationship between young generations. Starring the short-movie was ...
28 November 2013

Young actors starring in Who’s Who

On Sebastiano Rizzo’ set are playing also young emerging actors with much talent. Marco Pezzella, from Bari, Marco Rossetti who plays the role of one of the collaborators of Enrico Lo Verso. Marco worked in the last movie of Ozpetek “Allacciate le cinture” and worked in the short film "La r...
27 November 2013

Marco Rossetti is starring the cast of “Who’s Who”

Marco Rossetti is starring the cast of “Who’s Who” shooting in Giovinazzo this days. After the long experience in the TV series R.I.S. Roma – Delitti Imperfetti (season 2010-2011). Marco starts his career as theatre actor but he also works in movies, now he is arriving to Puglia to play the rol...
25 November 2013

The set stops for a minute to observe respect to cinema

The set ”Who’s Who” directed by Sebastiano Rizzo stops for a minute to remember Vito di Canio, director of the Cinema Due Torri dead as suicide in the screening room in the historical cinema in Potenza. This minute was the request of the Producer Corrado ...
25 November 2013

Dino Abbrescia and Antonio Stornaiolo in Giovinazzo City’s Market

On Saturday morning there was much interest in Giovinazzo’s city market, during the shooting of the feature film “Who’s Who” today arrived on the set Dino Abbrescia  and Antonio Stornaiolo. The two leading actors from Puglia are just two of the many names starring in this feature film di...
22 November 2013

Mingo on Who’s Who Set

Mingo De Pasquale is on the set of Who’sWho directed by Sebastiano Rizzo and Produced by Corrado Azzollini. Mingo De Pasquale, the famous journalist of “Striscia la notizia” already worked as actor in theatre and cinema and Adverts and directed his first short fi...
21 November 2013

Second day of filming “Who’s Who”

Is the second day of shooting for the feature film directed by Sebastiano Rizzo. The troupe arrived to Giovinazzo where will stay for all the time of the shooting. Enrico Lo Verso who will work on Maria Grazia Cucinotta’s side plays the lead role. Others name in the cast are Antonio Storna...
20 November 2013

Start filming NOMI E COGNOMI, with Enrico Lo Verso e Maria Grazia Cucinotta

The value, in content and method, of producing made in Puglia
Start today filming the movie “Nomi e Cognomi”, filmed in Giovinazzo (Ba). Debut of director Sebastiano Rizzo and produced by Corrado Azzollini for Draka Production, the film focuses on civic and courageous journalism which is opposed to the ...
05 November 2013

Nomi e Cognomi – the movie

The new production is starting
It is planned for the end of november the starting of the shooting. Nomi e Cognomi (Names and Shame) is produced by Corrado Azzollini; directed by Sebastiano Rizzo. ...
21 August 2013

CASTING FOR “La ricotta sul Caffè”

Call for extra on Saturday 16 June  for the short-movie "La Ricotta sul Caffè" in draka headquarter in Via delle Ricamatrici 1 a Giovinazzo starting at 10:00 am. Who would like to submit an application please send it along with a short CV to Info@draka.it...
21 August 2013

Barbara Tabita will work with Luca Ward in “La Ricotta sul Caffè”

To play the role of Elena the daughter of Giuseppe Fava has been chosen Barbara Tabita. Barbara Tabita, theatre actress with music comedies, TV, Cinema will interpret with her Sicily soul the role of the daughter of Giuseppe Fava. Barabara Tabita is two times married with Leonardo Pieraccioni in two important movies "Ti amo in tutte...
14 July 2013

La Ricotta e il Caffè: the best direction award at the Tropea Cinema Festival 2013

La Ricotta e il Caffè, directed by Sebastiano Rizzo, confirms the success got at the Taormina Film Fest 2013, receiving the "Best direction"Award at the Tropea Cinema Festival. Sebastiano Rizzo is getting the Award in the last night of this event, dedicated to shortmovies....
14 July 2013

Giallo Toscano, this evening, at the Tropea Cinema Festival 2013

Special events dedicated to Toscany and Buoconvento
The film Giallo Toscano (2012), by Carlo Concina and Rossella Daverio, produced by Accademia dei Risorti (Teatro dei Risorti) and Poyel Produzioni is distributed by Draka Production. The movie has been showed out of competition this evening at the opening of the Trop...
13 July 2013

La Ricotta e il Caffè at Festival di Tropea 2013

La Ricotta e il caffè directed by Sebastiano Rizzo is one of the 10th short-movies finalists in the Tropea Film Festival 2013. The screening is scheduled on the 19th July during the third night of the festival. This is another great occasion for Draka Production to promote the first project dedicated to Giuseppe Fava, the journalist k...
13 July 2013

LA RICOTTA E IL CAFFE’ selected fot the FESTIVAL IN TAORMINA 59°

The short-movie produced by Corrado Azzollini's Draka Production and directed by Sebastiano Rizzo, starring Luca Ward and Barbara Tabita will premiere out of competition to the exhibition of short-movies “ A corto di Cinema” on Sunday 27 of this month, in the school San Giovanni Bosco...
13 July 2013

La Ricotta e il caffè displayed in Taormina Film fest 2013

The producer Corrado Azzollini and the director Sebastiano Rizzo, take part to the event
The producer Corrado Azzollini and the director Sebastiano Rizzo at the Taormina Film Fest for the presentation of the La Ricotta e il Caffè. Big interesting from the many spectators, for the movie dedicated to Giuseppe Fava (played by Luca Ward), showed in the Film Maker Section. The main actress, Barbara Tabita, takes ...
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