Kavac Film is a film production company specialised in international movies, documentaries and art house movies. It is also committed to producing experimental short films and in discovering emerging directors.
Kavac Film was founded in Rome in 1997 by Marco Bellocchio and Francesca Calvelli. Simone Gattoni, recommended in 2019 by Variety as one of the «10 producers to watch», joined the company in 2014 and is now the CEO.
Among the latest productions The Traitor by Marco Bellocchio, with Pierfrancesco Favino playing Tommaso Buscetta (in competition at the Cannes Film Festival and selected as the Italian candidate for the International Feature Film category at the 2020 Academy Awards), which won seven Nastri d’Argento, six David di Donatello and the Globo d’Oro for best film.
Head of production
MARIA LUISA MUSTICA