Federico Mauro was born in Avellino, May 23rd 1980. Since 2001 he has been a professional multimedia designer and art director. Federico majored in Communicational Science in 2004 with an experimental dissertation on Horror cinema. During the college years he got in touch with the Italian movie director Ferzan Oz… Read More
Federico Mauro was born in Avellino, May 23rd 1980. Since 2001 he has been a professional multimedia designer and art director. Federico majored in Communicational Science in 2004 with an experimental dissertation on Horror cinema. During the college years he got in touch with the Italian movie director Ferzan Ozpetek with whom established a solid and important collaboration taking personal care of his movies’ web communication. Besides his experience as web designer he commits to the realization of Videos, Photography and multimedia projects realizing also short movies awarded in various national competitions. Over the years he has been increasingly working on communicational projects, online media, social media strategies, viral and unconventional marketing for clients such as Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., Fandango, Darewin, Netflix, Rai Cinema, 01 Distribution, Indigo, Wildside, Teodora, Lucky Red, Nanni Moretti, Independet Ideas, Medusa, Mondadori, R&C Produzioni, Nastro Azzurro, Einaudi. For his creation he has received different awards and his work has been reported on International Design portals (including Wired UK, Ads Of The World, Design Taxi)) Furthermore articles and mentions on his work have been reported on International well known magazines (The Guardian, Wired, The Huffington Post, Daily Mail) and on the most important Italian newspapers (La Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, Il Mattino, Il Sole 24 Ore, SkyTg24). Federico Mauro also teaches Communication, Viral and Unconventional Marketing for professional formation courses at the University of Rome La Sapienza.
In July 2009 wins the Grand Prix of the Jury at Italian Web Awards. In July 2010 wins the Press Award at Italian Web Awards.
Starting from January 2011 he is the Art Director of the former Italian movie production company Fandango.
In June 2011 he has been nominated at the Ciak D'Oro for the best Movie Poster In July 2011 he has been nominated at the Trailer Film Fest for the best movie poster of the year. In September 2011 wins the Italian Web Awards as Best Web Designer of the Year. In September 2011 wins the MEI Awards for the Best Booktrailer of the Year. In September 2011 wins the Trailer Film Fest as Best Marketing Campaign of The Year. In April 2012 wins 3 awards at Premio della Comunicazione Cinamtografica "Seme della Creatività" (Best Artwork of the Year, Best Web Campaign , Best Innovation Campaign). In September 2012 wins the Trailers Film Fest as Best Viral Campaign of the Year. In November 2012 wins the Grand Prix of the Jury at Italian Web Awards.
In December 2011 he became member of the ADCI (Italian Art Directors Club).
Starting from January 2013 he is a Freelance Art Director of the Social Tv Agency Darewin (Paris).