Ocean Lover, Underwater Filmaker, Photographer, Freelance Cameraman, Drone Aerial Cinematographer, Documentary Producer
I was born in Bassano del Grappa in 1965 and I have been an Underwater Cinematographer since 1991.
And more diving in: sea, night, river, cave, lake, high altitude, ice and Trimix
Professional photographs published in prestigious underwater guides
TV Episodes of Pianeta Mare made as underwater cameraman for Mediaset
TV episodes of Abissi RAI2 realized as a underwater Cameraman
National and International awards and prizes won
Documentaries professionally created for television companies
Ideavideo has always worked in the respect of the environment and cooperates with associations to safeguard the planet. The energy we use is completely self produced with a photovoltaic system
We support associations such as Sea Shepherd and Divers for the Oceans.
Thanks to the collaboration with Sea Shepherd we shared the
documentary "The Journey" with educational aims.
Volunteers use it in schools to raise awareness about the environmental issues of the oceans.
In May 2014, we created a movie for the Sea Shepherd Italia campaign titled:
"Stop the slaughter on the bays, stop the killings"
Collaborated on the realization of the video: Capitano Peter Hammarstedt and some of the world's best apneists as: Enzo Maiorca, Patrizia Maiorca, Herbert Nitsch, Gianluca Genoni e Mike Maric.
BBC (UK) image provider for the “Shark Natural History Unit"series and
documentary Provider for Geo & Geo Rai 3 in 2014 and 2015.
Some titles of documentaries made:
"The Journey", "The Giant and the Fisherman", "The Asparagus Triangle", "Alps Mother", "Sile's Treasures", "Sinai Planet", "Garden of Allah", "The Stones Tell", "Olm the Little Dragon", "Tsunami the day after", "Shark feeding the process" e "Coral reef".
Realization of all the underwater videos of the Island of the Famous 8 (2011 Edition) during the direct, games and the Day Time.
Other images were broadcast on: TMC, Odeon Tv, Rai 2 Living the sea e su Rete 4 (The Time Machine), Disney Channel, Rai Sat, Alle falde del Kilimangiaro, BBC, Arte, National Geographic, Canal Plus... and many more.
“Sharm el Sheikh Diving Guide”, “Hurgada and Safaga”, “Taba and Dahab", “Guide Snorkel of Sharm and Hurgada”, “Red Sea Fishes”, “Great Wrecks”, “Coral Garden” and "Sinai Diving Guide vol.1".
2nd Golden Palma at the World Festival – Antibes Francia
2nd prize, Silver Palm at the “40° Festival Mondial De L'Image Sous Marine”, Marseille 2013
International Video Award “Idea” SUWFF, in Belgrade, Serbia
1st prize category “Carins Underwater Film Festival”, Australia
2nd place in the professional category “Marmara Underwater Festival”, Turkey
2nd place professional category “Festival PAF”, Tachov 2014
1st prize “Marmara Festival“, Istanbul
2nd prize “Ocean Geographic Competition”, 2013
1st Prize short documentary (Camogli) “International Marine Reserves Film Festival”
2nd place professional category “MIMA” Spagna, 2014
1st prize "Category Independent Manufacturers", Belgrade
1st Prize "Short Documentary Category"
“Pelagos International Festival” Rome
Coastal Culture Award “San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival”
1st prize “Festival de l'Image Susmarine” , Marseille 2012
1st prize ”International Festival”, Belgrade 2012
Special Documentary Prize on Animals “Festival Internazionale Antibes", 2006
2nd place “International Pelagos Festival” Rome, 2005
Special Prize for "Best Documentary" Genoa, 2005
Special award of the jury “International Antibes Festival”, 2005
1st prize “Celebrate the Sea”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2003
1st prize “Setmana Internacional Image Susmarina” Spain, 2002
1st prize “Gran Premio Sisa de Oro“ Canary Islands, 2002
1st prize “Festival de l'Image Susmarine”, Antibes 2001
2nd place “Image” England, 2001
1st prize “Pelagos” Rome, 2001
1st prize "Lugano", Switzerland 2001
1st prize “Excelsior” European Parliament Targa Documentary Section Rome, 1999
1st prize Genoa, 1999
Award “Brigitte Cruickshank, Festival de l'Image Susmarine” Antibes, 1999
1st prize “Festival de l'Image Susmarine” Antibes, 1999
1st prize "Amalfi", 1997