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Flaminio Zadra

Flaminio Zadra


Production, Financial Consulting / Investor


Decision Maker 2019
Decision Maker 2018
ScriptLab - match point Participant 2017
Decision Maker 2016
Decision Maker 2015
Decision Maker 2009


Flaminio completed his studies in contemporary history at University of Rome. After a short career as a journalist, in 2001 he moved to Hamburg, where he started to work with the director Fatih Akin. In 2004, back in Rome, together with Alberto Fanni and Paolo Colombo he founded Dorje Film. Besides Akin (THE EDGE OF HEAVEN, SOUL KITCHEN, THE CUT), Flaminio extended his collaboration to a wide number of filmmakers such as Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Zhangke Jia and Jafar Panahi.

company profile

The film production company Dorje Film was founded in November 2004 and operates from Rome, Italy. Its main activity is the development and production of film and multimedia projects.

Dorje Film has co-produced several films in collaboration with the production company of German director Fatih Akin, Corazon International:
These are three films of Fatih Akin (CROSSING THE BRIDGE, a musical documentary; THE EDGE OF HEAVEN that won the Palm for the Best Screenplay in Cannes 2008; and SOUL KITCHEN, fresh winner of the Special Jury Price in Venice 2009); furthermore TAKVA by Özer Kiziltan, that won different prices in Toronto, Berlin, Tribeca; and finally CHIKO by Özgür Yildirim, awarded at the German Film Awards.

Secondly, we are involved in a co-production with Paris-based Les Film du Poisson who are shooting, under director Julie Bertuccelli, THE TREE with Charlotte Gainsbourg in the main role.

Furthermore, we have played an active role in the development of STORIES ON HUMAN RIGHTS, a collective film with the participation of 25 directors and artists from all over the world, produced on the account of the UNHCR in occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.