Sergio Pelone

"Generalmente ci si dedica all'arte dopo aver vissuto" (Yukio Mischima)

Sergio Pelone started working in the cinema industry in 1985 as Administration Manager for CIDIF Italian Syndicate of Independent Film Distributor. From October 1993 he was the Administration and Finance Manager for the Gruppo Finerre of the Angelo Rizzoli Group.

From 1994 to 1996 he was in charge of financial and administration management for the distribution and production company Lucky Red.

Sergio Pelone left Lucky Red in 1996 to establish his own company, The Bottom Line, producing his first movie, Jurii (1999) directed by Stefano Gabrini

In 2000 Sergio Pelone began his partnership with Marco Bellocchio in company Filmalbatros.

Under his management the company produced and distributed: L’ora di religione (2002), directed by Marco Bellocchio; the documentary Addio del Passato (2002), directed by Marco Bellocchio; the docuemntary Stessa rabbia, stessa primavera (2003), directed by Stefano Incerti; Buongiorno, notte (2003), directed by Marco Bellocchio; Il regista di matrimoni (2005),directed by Marco Bellocchio; the documentary Il suono Instabile della libertà (2010), directed by Marco Bergamaschi and the documentary Alisya nel paese delle meraviglie (2010), directed by Simone Amendola

In 2005 he re-activated business with The Bottom Line producing Two Tigers (2006) a Chinese-Italian co-production, directed by Sandro Cecca; the short movie Sangre de Perro (2006), directed by Leonardo D’Agostini; Sopra le Nuvole (2008), directed by Sabrina Gigli e Riccardo Stefani, the documentary Quando Combattono gli Elefanti (2009), directed by Simone Amendola and Gorbaciof (2010), directed by Stefano Incerti.

In 2010 he established a new production company, Trullove Cinema, with the intent of entering the production services market.

He has been a member of the Accademy of Italian Cinema – David di Donatello awards since 2001 and the European Film Academy since 2002.