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Date of Birth 15 February 1947Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Internationally celebrated published writer, director and producer, Bruno Pischiutta is known for his lifelong commitment to fostering the art of filmmaking. He established his career in his native Italy and, in 1975, he founded and directed Rome's Centro Iniziative Di Azione Culturale, the nation's only alternative school for theatre and film at that time. He is known for his high quality film production skills and specifically noted for his politically and socially oriented feature films.

Born in Udine, Italy in 1947, Pischiutta graduated from the Institute of Dramatic Art in Trieste in 1966. He studied philosophy at the University of Trieste in 1971 and he is an International Academician appointed by Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori di Pavia in 1981.

In his long career he has been a film director, screenplay writer, producer, executive producer, lead actor, editor, casting director, costume and scenery designer and film teacher. He has created films, documentaries, TV and theater shows, artistic portfolios and photographs for posters. He is a play-writer, event presenter, show host, film festival artistic consultant, published author and he has been featured in many documentaries and TV shows. Last but not least, Bruno Pischiutta is a businessman and head of his own film studio. Along the way, he has discovered and launched few talents and he has worked with many personalities in the film, theater, literature, art and business fields.

Bruno Pischiutta discovered Irma Olivero and Liliana Tari in Rome (Italy) and he launched their film acting careers. In Milan he discovered and launched singer Marco Tutino.

In Toronto (Canada) he discovered and launched film actress Christina Macris and film producer/actress Daria Trifu.

In Accra (Ghana) he discovered and launched film actors Belinda Siamey and Ruffy Samuel Quansah.

In Brasov (Romania) he discovered and is now launching film actress Denisa Barvon.

In Toronto he founded The Film Palace that, at that time, was one of the largest film studio's in Canada. The Studio had screening facilities too and often the premiere of the movies produced by Bruno Pischiutta took place there.

In Accra he founded with Daria Trifu and Kingsley Sam Obed the Toronto Pictures' Film Academy of Ghana, that is still today the largest film school and production center of that country.

In Brasov, with Daria Trifu, he founded Brasov International Film Festival & Market, the most important and renown nonviolent Film Festival in the world, and Brasov Film Center, the largest film production center in Transylvania (Romania).

In Rome, Toronto, Accra and Brasov he held his International Film Workshops several times and they will soon be published in multimedia and distributed worldwide.

In Friuli (Italy), in Pordenone (Italy), in Toronto and in Brasov he wrote, directed and produced 5 documentaries.

In Toronto he wrote, directed, produced, cast and anchored 3 TV Series for a total of 52 episodes.

In North Italy and in Toronto he wrote, directed and produced over 100 TV commercials that were broadcast locally and nationally in several languages.

As an artistic portfolios and posters photographer, he photographed many actors and actresses. Recently he took the photos for the posters of the 2nd and the 3rd editions of the Brasov International Film Festival & Market.

Today, he is the Chairman of the Board of three Canadian Corporations, the President of a Canadian Corporation that went public in New York City, the Vice President of a Romanian SRL and the Executive in charge of Brasov Talent Agency - a Division of Global Film Studio Inc.

In 1961 in Udine (Italy) he produced, directed and played in a "Recital of Poems and Monologues by William Shakespeare".

In 1962 in Udine he produced, directed and played in a "Recital of Poems and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht".

In 1963 in Udine he played in "La Pesca", a drama by Eugene O'Neill.

In 1964 he played in a drama of Father David Maria Turoldo, "Quando La Terra E' Madre" in Udine in the San Francis' Monumental Church.

In 1965 he played in "Pentecost", another Turoldo drama, in the Velodromo Vigorelli in front of an audience of 9,000 people. He was honored to play before the Cardinal Giovanni Montini who, few months later, became Pope Paul VI.

In 1965, at 18, he moved to Trieste, he graduated from the Institute of Dramatic Arts and he became a professional actor.

In Trieste he worked as an actor at RAI radio and in theater.

In 1966, at 19, he auditioned to become an actor in the Italian language theater group of the Narodno Kazaliste Theater in Rijeka (Yugoslavia) and he got the job.

In those first years of his life he was blessed to know and to befriend the local intellectuals. He was a personal friend of writers such as Tito Maria Maniacco, Elio Bartolini and Amedeo Giacomini, of artists such as Mario Baldan and Mimmo Biase, of philosophers such as Sergio Sarti, of actress Rosita Torosh and director Giorgio Marini and many others. They constituted the local "intelligentsia". Some of them were much older than he was and his cultural education was, in many ways, formed by their influence. Pischiutta remained their friend for many years after.

Some of the plays he performed in while at the Narodno Kazaliste Theater in Rijeka are:

The "Song of the Lusitanian Bogey" by Peter Weiss, directed by Francesco Macedonio,

"The Miser" by Molière,

"La Locandiera" by Carlo Goldoni,

"Uncle Vanja" by Anton Chekhov.

This was the time when the American film production companies started to leave Italy, as their preferred shooting location, and commenced to shoot in Croatia.

He acted in motion pictures produced by Columbia Pictures, Dino De Laurentiis Productions and several others. He was a professional film and theater actor and he had the possibility to work with great directors such as Nanni Loy and Francesco Rosi, with some great actors such as Nino Manfredi, Martin Landau, Jason Robards and Peter Falk, with Oscar-winning Director of Photography Pasqualino De Santis and others.

Bruno Pischiutta was cast in Rosolino Paternò, soldato... (1970), directed by Nanni Loy, with Nino Manfredi, Jason Robards and Peter Falk.

He was cast in major international movies such as Many Wars Ago (1970) directed by Francesco Rosi, with Mark Frechette, Gian Maria Volontè and Pier Paolo Capponi. In this picture he played in a scene where he performed alongside Alain Cuny, the great French actor who played the organ player in Fellini's La Dolce Vita (1960).

In 1972, at the Venice Film Festival, he received the Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Many Wars Ago (1970) directed by Francesco Rosi.

When he was 22 years old he completed his university studies in Philosophy at the University of Trieste with an average of 27.5 out of 30.

In 1971, as soon as he left Rijeka and arrived back to Italy, he shot a 50 minutes long documentary (his first film). He wrote, produced, directed and executive produced Solo Miseria e poi... e' Sempre Cosi'. (1971) (Only Poverty and then... it is Always Like That.) that was screened in Milan and later had a limited release in Italy.

In 1971 he produced an LP record of poetry written during the Italian Resistance: "Poemi Della Resistenza Friulana". Pischiutta recited the poetry. One of the poems was by the great Pier Paolo Pasolini and this created the first contact between them, this is how Pasolini got to know about Bruno Pischiutta. Every copy of the disk was sold and Pischiutta's choice and performance received great reviews in Italian newspapers and on Radio.

In 1971 in Milan he was hired as an actor by Dario Fo, Franca Rame and Nanni Ricordi. Dario Fo, in 1997, received the Nobel Prize for literature.

He created, with Dario Fo and Vittorio Franceschi, the Political Theater in Italy.

In 1972 he left Dario Fo and he founded, with Vittorio Franceschi and Salvatore Cafiero, Nuova Scena, the most interesting theater group of that time.

In 1973 he created his own theater in Milano and he wrote, directed and acted in a very successful tragic-comic play about the environment entitled "Pulci & Smog" (Fleas & Smog).

Bruno Pischiutta was against the Vietnam war and when Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir called for peace marches across Europe, he participated in the first one that took place in Torino. He then wrote to Bob Dylan and asked him the permit to translate, in Italian language, certain songs he wrote against the Vietnam war and to produce a record. Bob Dylan gave him the requested permissions and Bruno Pischiutta produced and recorded the LP entitled "Vietnam Chiama Lotta" (Vietnam calls for a fight). The record was very favorably reviewed by the national newspaper L'Unità in Italy and it went on to receive a wide success.

He also produced a recital entitled "The Vietnam War Today" that he presented in Milan and in Florence very successfully. In the recital Bruno Pischiutta as the lead actor was reading parts of the spiritual will of Ho Chi Minh and Marco Tutino was singing the songs of Bob Dylan in Italian language.

In 1973, in Milan, he wrote his first complete screenplay: "Mare Povero" (Poor Sea).

In 1974 he moved from Milan to Lecco, on the Como Lake, few kilometers north of Milan. There he produced some successful shows; the best one was, probably, a "Recital of Italian Religious Poetry".

In 1974 he arrived in Rome where he lived until 1983, when he emigrated to Canada.

In Rome he was cast by Oscar-winning Billy Wilder and he acted in Avanti! (1972)(Forward!), directed by Billy Wilder and starring Jack Lemmon.

In Rome, few months after he arrived, he had an agent, and he had many important friends such as film director Nanni Loy, the Honorable MP Marco Pannella, the journalist Luciano Bruni, the Minister Giacomo Mancini, the TV host Osvaldo Bevilacqua, the professor Antonio Garofalo, the actors Ubaldo Lay, Dario Penne, Vittorio Gassman, Bruno Vilar, Raimondo Penne, the actress Paola Borboni, the artist Beppino Volpe and many other journalists and reporters.

He produced, directed and played the leading role in "Antonello Capobrigante Calabrese", a theater drama in 5 parts written by Vincenzo Padula. He brought the show on tour to every city in Calabria.

When he went back to Rome he wrote and brought on the stage a drama entitled "Mr. Oukonto".

He produced, directed and acted in an off the ground theater "Recital of Calabrian Folk Songs and Poems" with Anna Gadaleda.

He produced and directed a "Recital of Spanish and South American Poetry" with Spanish songs and poems by Federico García Lorca, Pablo Neruda and others. Pischiutta was acting in the show and Raul Cabrera was singing and playing the guitar. The show was performed at different cabaret and off the ground theaters in Trastevere (Rome). The show had a great success and Pischiutta brought it to several cities across Italy and to the Stadium of Torino in front of an audience of 8,000.

He opened his own theater and theater school in Ostia, the part of Rome by the sea. He called the enterprise Centro Iniziative di Azione Culturale (C.I.A.C.).

There, he taught theater and, Professor Paolo Uccello who was a published author and the one authority in film technology in Italy, taught film to the students. At C.I.A.C., Bruno Pischiutta produced theater shows that were always followed by a debate with the audience and, every two weeks, he organized an art exhibition with painting by the best painters of Rome in that time. Once a month, on Sundays, a show for children was presented. The audience was filling the place. The activity of the Center got the interest of Rome's major media and it was not followed by the people of Ostia only, but also by artists and intellectuals from the capital city. The clan of Federico Fellini was often present at Bruno's Center; the great and important journalist Domenico Pertica, "Momo" for the friends, was a fan of the Center and he promoted its activities in Giornale d'Italia where he explained to the political people the social and artistic importance of C.I.A.C.. At the theater there were screening facilities and often the premiere of the movies produced by Bruno Pischiutta where held there.

He produced and directed "The Frog's Tale", a theater show for children. He also produced, directed and performed in a recital entitled "Poesia Come Magia and Magia Come Poesia".

The most successful play he wrote and published was "Sotto Processo" (On Trial). This was his last theater show. He wrote the script, he produced and directed it and he also performed in it. It was a two hours one man show and the subject was about the immobility of the Italian intellectuals of that time.

In 1976 he was awarded the Premio Simpatia. (As of 1976, Bruno Pischiutta, Franco Zeffirelli and Federico Fellini were the only directors to achieve this distinction.)

In 1976 he wrote, cast, produced, directed and executive produced Compagne nude (1977), his first feature film. In the film, he cast Irma Olivero. The film is portraying several aspects of Italian women's lifestyle at that time. The film was released nationally and internationally in 1977. He shot the picture in Rome in black and white and he mono-colored it later.

Also in 1976 he wrote, cast, produced and directed the feature film Il Suicidio di Elsa (1978) (Elsa's Suicide). The story is about the motivation of suicide of two young girls, one very rich and one very poor, both called Elsa. It describes certain aspects and problems of the high and of the low classes of Rome in the late 70s. The film premiered in the theater of Centro Iniziative di Azione Culturale and it was followed by a limited release.

In 1978 The Belle Arti of Rome awarded him One Million Lire for the organization of suburban youth cultural activities related to film & theatre.

In 1978 Anna Maria Scheible awarded him in Salerno for Outstanding Playwriting & Direction.

In 1979 in North Italy he wrote, produced, cast and directed the feature film Isola meccanica (1978) (Mechanic Island) - 30M Italian Lire budget - with Femi Benussi. The story starts with an act of violence that generates other acts of violence. Bruno Pischiutta was also the lead actor in this feature.The film, distributed by Lark Distribution, premiered in the theater of Centro Iniziative di Azione Culturale and it was later released (limited) in North Italy.

In 1980, between Rome and Venice, he wrote, produced cast and directed Ultimo incontro a Venezia (1980) (Last Encounter in Venice) with a budget of $2M. The plot is about an American war correspondent, Vietnam veteran, who is dying in Venice for alcoholism. Bruno Pischiutta also starred in this film alongside Irma Olivero. The film premiered in Venice and it was released in North Italy. In 2012, the English version of the picture was released by Tribeca Film Institute's 'Reframe Collection' and it is now available on Amazon.

In 1980 he made his first international production, the feature film titled The Comoedia (1981) with a budget of $4M. The movie is freely inspired by the Divina Commedia of Dante Alighieri. The film is a modern transposition of the antique poem and it deals with young people's drug problem in the USA in the 80s. The Comoedia (1981) was shot between North Italy and New York City. He wrote, produced, cast and directed the film. Actress Liliana Tari was cast in the starring role. The Comoedia (1981) was freely drown from the Divina Commedia by Dante Alighieri. Bruno Pischiutta edited this picture together with Ruggero Mastroianni, Marcello's brother. The film premiered in Galleria Rizzoli in New York City and it was later widely screened in Italy, Norway and other European countries. The English version of the picture was released by Tribeca Film Institute's 'Reframe Collection' and it is now available on Amazon.

In 1981, at the New York International Film and Television Festival, Bruno Pischiutta receives the Bronze Medal for producing, directing and writing The Comoedia (1981) - selected among 3,800 entries.

Following the success of the film in New York, Pischiutta was appointed International Academician by the Instituto Universitario di Pavia (Italy).

A stepping stone in launching his North American presence was the interview that famous Italian TV anchor Paolo Frajese conducted with him in New York City. The interview was broadcast nationally and internationally.

In 1982, at the request of Pordenone TV station, he directed, produced, cast and anchored in Italy By Bruno Pischiutta (1982), a half an hour documentary about himself. The documentary was broadcast by Pordenone TV.

In 1982 he wrote the full feature film screenplay entitled "Witches 2001".

Until this time he had published only one book, the theater play "Sotto Processo". Now, after the release of The Comoedia (1981), he published a hard cover book about the film containing the whole script in Italian and English languages as well as many stills. He also published one more book entitled "... E Va Bene, Parliamo di Cinema..." (...and OK, let's talk about movies...). This was an essay about the Italian Cinema and the related media.

In 1983 he emigrated to North America and he choose to live in Toronto, Canada. In less than a month after his arrival there he was hired as Film Director by Visual Productions Inc. and Emmeritus Productions Inc. headed by Executive Producer Lionel Shenken.

As soon as he arrived in Toronto in 1983, Bruno visited Eaton Center and, for the first time, he saw a gigantic North American shopping mall. This gave him the idea to write a TV series called "Shopping Center". He wrote, directed and cast "Shopping Center", 5 short features of 24 min. each (1983-1984), that were produced for Visual Productions Inc. These features were widely distributed on principal Canadian TV networks and in the United States.

In 1985 he wrote, directed and cast the feature film The Bounty Hunters (1985) with Jon Austin in the principal role. The film was produced for Emmeritus Productions Inc.

That same year, he was hired by Telelatino (TLN), a new Canadian Television Network broadcasting in Italian and Spanish languages that was founded by Executive Producer Emilio Mascia. For Telelatino, he wrote, directed, cast and produced _La Piazzetta (1985-1986)_ (The Little Square), 13 shows of 24 min. each, in association with Luce Film Inc. and Executive Producer Vito Barbera).

He founded a TV production company called Genvilm International Inc. where he worked for one year and a half. He directed over 100 TV commercials (mostly about fashion and furniture) that were broadcast on local and national TV stations. He also created a TV series of 13 episodes of half hour each called Wonderful Woman. In this series, fashion models were photographed and featured at some of the most beautiful and renowned architectural structures of Toronto. The most memorable include the CN Tower where models were filmed at the top of the tower with the city as background, the Royal Bank of Canada's sky rise golden buildings where models were strategically positioned on concrete supports located in the fountain, the Imperial Commerce Bank of Canada headquarters in downtown Toronto where models were filmed on the top balcony and he positioned male and female models against the rock of the Scarborough Bluffs. The series Wonderful Woman was presented in world premiere during a cruise on the tall ship "Empire Sandy" on Lake Ontario that was attended by the top TV executives of Toronto.

In 1986 Bruno Pischiutta became a Canadian Resident and he founded his first Canadian film and TV production company.

With his company, he wrote, directed, cast, produced, anchored and executive produced Telemoda (1985) (Fashion TV), 26 shows of 24 min. each. The shows were broadcast twice a week on CFMT International Toronto.

He also wrote, directed, cast, produced, anchored and executive produced La Vetrina Del Successo (1986) (The Window of the Success), 13 shows of 24 min. each that were broadcast twice a week on CFMT International Toronto too.

In 1987 Bruno Pischiutta wrote, directed, cast, produced and executive produced the feature film Life's Charade (1987), starring Josette Garramone. The film features a fictional story of an unexplained teenage suicide. It deals with the wide problem of teenage suicide and it proves that, after all, the suicide of teenagers are not unexplained. The picture premiered in Toronto at the headquarters of Action Basis Inc. It was screened at the Cannes Film Festival as a non-official entry and as an Official Selection at the New York International Film & TV Festival; later it had a limited release in Canada.

In 1987, at the New York International Film and Television Festival, Bruno Pischiutta received the Finalist Award, for producing, directing and writing Life's Charade (1987) a feature film that addresses the phenomenon of teenage suicide. The film qualified between the first five selected among 5,600 entries.

In 1989 in Niagara falls he wrote, directed, cast, produced and executive produced The Telegram (1989) - $1.4M budget - with Sonia Lindgreen. The picture premiered in Toronto at the headquarters of Action Basis Inc. It was screened at the Cannes Film Festival as a non-official entry and, later, it had a limited release.

In 1990 in Niagara Falls and in St. Catherines (Canada) he filmed The Glassblower (1990) which he directed and cast. The movie had John Anderson in the lead role. This feature film was written and produced by Yvonne Korent for Pangea Productions inc. The picture premiered in 1991 in Toronto at The Film Palace and it later had a limited release.

In 1991 he founded The Film Palace that, at that time was one of the largest film studios in Canada. The Studio also housed screening facilities and often the premiere of the movies produced by Bruno Pischiutta took place there.

In 1992 in Toronto, he created and held the first edition of the International Film Workshops at The Film Palace.

That year, he also wrote, directed, cast, produced, edited and executive produced the feature film Lured (1993) with Christina Macris and Byron McKim in the starring roles. The film is based on a fictional story about a young man who has everything money, family and a good social position. A casual meeting with a young girl results in him loosing all what he had in the beginning and finishing with nothing. The picture premiered in Toronto at The Film Palace and it later had a limited release in Canada.

In 1994 Pischiutta wrote, directed, cast, produced, edited and executive produced Easy Weekend (1996), a full length feature film starring Christina Macris again. The film is based on a fictional story of a date rape and it deals with this widely diffused phenomenon. The picture premiered in Toronto at The Film Palace and it later had a limited release.

In 1996 he wrote, directed, produced, edited and executive produced the 24 min. documentary titled "The Film Palace". The picture premiered in Toronto at The Film Palace and it later had a limited release.

In 1997 in Quebec City, Pischiutta directed, cast, edited and executive produced Dead Love (1997) with a $300K budget. This is a 24 min. short feature film starring Christina Macris and Gabe King. The picture premiered at the cinema of the National Film Board of Canada downtown Toronto and it was later released (limited) in Canada and broadcast on TV.

In 1998 in Toronto, Bruno Pischiutta wrote, directed, cast, produced, edited and executive produced the feature film Maybe (2003) with a budget of $2.8M. Most of the characters of the film are young and the film features several situations of a group of friends. In particular, one of them is bulimic and, by following her story, the movie offers a very precise pictures of bulimia and its motivations. In America over nine million females and one million males between nine and sixteen years old are bulimic. The film, starring Christina Macris, was completed and released in 2003 in North America. It was screened in Toronto and at the Cannes Film Festival as a non-official entry. Later, the film was an Official Selection and screened in-competition at the Bahamas One World Film Festival.

In 2000 Pischiutta held the second edition of his International Film Workshops program for actors, directors, producers and screenplay writers. The Workshops took place at the new headquarters of his company, Toronto Pictures Inc., in Toronto.

In 2003, at the Bahamas One World Film Festival, Bruno Pischiutta received the The Visionary in Film Award for his outstanding direction, writing, producing and editing of the feature film Maybe (2003).

In 2005 in Accra, together with film producer Daria Trifu, a graduate of his 2000 International Film Workshops, Pischiutta founded the Toronto Pictures' Film Academy of Ghana. As founding partners, they were joined by African screenplay writer Kingsley Sam Obed.

The same year, Pischiutta held his International Film Workshops program in Accra for the students of the Film Academy.

In 2005, after giving the Ghanaian talent the necessary international filmmaking knowledge and training, Pischiutta directed, edited and cast the feature film Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa (2009) - $5.8M budget. The picture was co-written by Pischiutta and Kingsley Sam Obed.

The film was executive produced and produced by Bruno Pischiutta and Daria Trifu. It was filmed entirely in Ghana with principal photography ending in August 2005. The film features actors Belinda Siamey and Ruffy Samuel Quansah in the leading roles; they are two African young talent who were trained by Pischiutta.

In 2008 the film premiered in Accra. In 2009 Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa (2009) was screened in Los Angeles in the race for the Oscars and it was qualified for nomination consideration.

The same year, The Political Film Society (Hollywood) nominated Bruno Pischiutta alongside James Cameron, Clint Eastwood and Quentin Tarantino for his direction of the feature film Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa (2009) that received nominations in two categories: Best Film Expose and Best Film on Human Rights.

In 2014 Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa (2009) was screened, out of competition, at the third edition of Brasov International Film Festival & Market.

In 2012 Bruno Pischiutta wrote, directed and edited Bruno Pischiutta Film Director (2012) - $273K budget - a 24 minutes documentary about his work. The documentary was produced by Daria Trifu. It consists of an assembly of clips selected and cut by Maestro Pischiutta from the most relevant films he made between 1980 and 2009. The documentary was release by Tribeca Film Institute's Reframe Collection and it is now available on Amazon.

That same year, Pischiutta co-produced with Daria Trifu the English versions of two of his earlier critically acclaimed films, The Comoedia (1981) and Ultimo incontro a Venezia (1980) (Last Encounter in Venice). These films were subsequently released by Tribeca Film Institute's Reframe Collection and they are now available on Amazon.

In 2012 Pischiutta and Trifu founded in Brasov, Romania the Brasov International Film Festival & Market, the most important and renowned nonviolent film festival in the world. The 1st edition of the Festival in 2012 (July 19-29) was presented by Bruno Pischiutta who addressed the audience from the stage before each evening screening. Pischiutta continued as the Official Presenter of the subsequent 2nd and 3rd editions of the Festival in 2013 and 2014. At both the 1st and the 2nd editions of the Festival, Pischiutta served as the President of the Jury.

Also in 2012 he held the first edition of his International Film Workshops in Brasov followed by the 2nd and 3rd editions that were conducted in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

In 2012 Bruno Pischiutta created the Brasov Talent Agency, a Division of Global Film Studio Inc., and he was appointed its Executive in Charge. That year, he also created, directed, edited, cast and executive produced the Brasov: Probably the Best City in the World (2012), a full length feature documentary that had a budget of $2.1M.

The documentary was produced by Daria Trifu and the principal photography lasted 14 months in order for the film to be able to showcase all four seasons. It also featured an interview with Pischiutta. The film premiered, out of competition, at the Brasov International Film Festival & Market in 2012. Few months later, it was screened, with Spanish subtitles, in Havana (Cuba) where Bruno Pischiutta and Daria Trifu were invited by the Romanian Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Cuba Dr. Dumitru Preda and by the Cuban Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry (I.C.A.I.C.).

In 2013 and 2014, Pischiutta photographed and created the artistic portfolios of several actors and actresses.

The photographs of the official posters of the Brasov International Film Festival & Market featured on both the 2013 and 2014 are Pischiutta's original works.

In 2013 he produced together with Daria Trifu the 24 min. documentary Brasov International Film Festival & Market 2013 (2014) with a budget of $850K. The film features Daria Trifu and actress Denisa Barvon. The documentary was released in 2014.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sabrina Johnson / Daria! Magazine 2014

Trivia (1)

President and C.E.O. - Toronto Pictures Inc. Director/Co-Writer/Executive Producer - Punctured Hope (Pre-Production, 97 min) Director/Executive Producer/Co-writer - Virtary (Pre-Production) Director/Writer/Producer/Executive Producer - The Sepia Portrait (Development, 97 min) [January 2004]

Salary (2)

Maybe (2003) $500,000
Punctured Hope: A Story About Trokosi and the Young Girls' Slavery in Today's West Africa (2009) $1,000,000

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