Giacomo Ciarrapico

Giacomo Ciarrapico was born in Rome in 1971. In 1992 he graduated from the Experimental Centre of Cinematography (Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia) in Rome. Between 1994 and 2000 he wrote and directed his first plays “Io non c’entro” – “Tutto a posto” – “Piccole anime” and “L’ufficio”, with the collaboration of Mattia Torre and Luca Vendruscolo. In 2001, he wrote and directed the short film “Dentro e Fuori”, which went on to win the Gold Sacher Award by Nanni Moretti.
His feature films “Piccole anime” (1998), an adaptation of his play, and “Eccomi qua” (2003) were screened at the Torino Film Festival.
In 1996, he also started working for television as script-writer and director.
His partnership with Luca Vendruscolo and Mattia Torre produced, in 2006, a TV series called “Buttafuori” starring Valerio Mastrandrea and Marco Giallini, followed by three seasons of the TV series “Boris”, from 2007 to 2010, produced by FoxItalia and then, in 2010, the feature-length film “Boris ‐ il film”, which he both authored and directed.
In 2014, with Vendruscolo and Torre, he wrote and directed the feature film “Ogni maledetto natale”.
In 2014 and 2015, he wrote the plays “E’ andata così” starring Francesco Pannofino (Italian tour) and “Stare meglio oggi” with Carlo de Ruggeri.
In 2016, he scripted the feature films “Troppa Grazia” (the shooting of which began in November that same year) and “E’ il tuo momento” directed by Alessandro Lunardelli.
He is also the author and director of the series “Il nido” for Raidue (shooting of which is scheduled for the summer).
He authored and directed the series “Jamaica” produced by Sky (to be released in November 2017).
In 2016, he taught at the Experimental Centre of Cinematography (Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia) in Rome and, that same year, at Rufa as well.