Gianluigi Toccafondo


Gianluigi Toccafondo (San Marino, 1965) graduated from the Istituto d’Arte in Urbino. He has illustrated many design books for some Italian publishers such as Fandango, Einaudi, Mondadori, Little More, Giunti, Pulcinoelefante, Salani, Feltrinelli, Frassinelli, has designed covers for Fandango since 2000 and has collaborated with magazines such as Linea d’ombra, Lo Straniero, Internazionale, Mano, Abitare, Telema, Macrame, Diario. In addition to producing various film shorts, he has created famous TV trailers and commercial campaigns for international brands. His artistic production has been exhibited worldwide. In particular the Ottawa International Animation Festival devoted a retrospective to his works and career in 2005. Recently, he has been assistant director for Matteo Garrone’s film Gomorra. He currently lives and works between Milan and the countryside near Bologna.