Ginevra Elkann

Ginevra Elkann was born in London in 1979 and has lived in England, France and Brazil. She graduated in Visual Communication from the American University of Paris, and holds a Masters in Film Making from the London Film School.

She is the president of Asmara Films, which she founded in 2010, and of Good Films, a film production/distribution company she co-founded in 2011.  Since 2011 she has been the president of thePinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli picture gallery. She sits on the consultation board of Christie’s and is a member of the Acquisitions Committee and Executive Committee of Fondation Cartier in Paris. Since 2013,she has been a member of the advisory board of UCCA in Beijing, and the American Academy in Rome. She was assistant director with Bernardo Bertolucci for the film entitled Besieged (1998), and screen assistant to Anthony Minghella for the film The Talented Mr. Ripley(1999). With her production house Asmara Films, in 2009 she produced “Frontier Blues”, the cinematographic debut ofIranian director Babak Jalali, which was entered in the 62nd Locarno International Film Festival.

In 2013 she produced “White Shadow”, directed by Noaz Deshe, followed in 2014 by “Chlorine”, directed by Lamberto Sanfelice. In 2014 she was the executive producer of “Short Skin”, the debut film for director Duccio Chiarini. 2018 saw the arrival of “LAND” directed by Babak Jalali. It was presented in a preview at the 2018 Berlin Film Festival, under the Panorama section. With Good Films, she acquired and distributed over 70 films in Italy between 2012 and 2017, including:

  • Nymphomaniac Vol. I and II – directed by Lars von Trier
  • Dallas Buyers Club – directed by Jean Mark Vallèe – 2014 Oscar for Best Actor awarded to Matthew McConaughey, 2014 Oscar for Best Supporting Actor to Jared Leto
  • Pietà – directed by Kim Ki Duk- Golden Lion at the 2012 Venice Film Festival
  • Captain Fantastic- directed by Matt Ross, Winner at the 2016 Rome Film Festival under the section entitled Alice nella Città
  • Amy- the girl behind the name- directed by Asif Kapadia – 2016 Oscar for Best Documentary
  • The Lobster- directed by Yorgos Lanthimos- Jury Prize at the 2015 Cannes Festival
  • Still Alice- directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland- Oscar 2014 Best Actress Julianne Moore

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