About Vittorio

MakeUp - Hair - Special Effects Designer

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Vittorio Sodano

Vittorio Sodano is an Italian Make-up Artist, who has recieved Academy Award Nominations for his work in Apocalypto (2006) and Il Divo (2010).

His career began in London at the age of 16, as a sculptor and prosthodontist for movie special effects.

He made his debut in cinema with the film ‘Prima che il tramonto’ (Before The Sunset) by Stefano Incerti, for which he recieved an award for Make-Up and Special Effects at the Locarno Film Festival.

With considerate knowledge in the field of Special Effects Make-Up and application of prosthetics, he began to assert himself in the Italian and European cinema, becoming a personal Make-Up Artist of Italian actresses – Margherita Buy, Laura Morante, Mariangela Melaton and Valeria Golino.

Vittorio Sodano has also taught at several academies of fine arts.

Awards and nominations

2007 – Oscar Nomination for Apocalypto by Mel Gibson
2007 – ‘La Chioma di Berenice’ for Apocalypto by Mel Gibson
2007 – ‘Capri Hollywood’ for Apocalypto by Mel Gibson
2008 – ‘La Chioma di Berenice’ for Il Divo by Paolo Sorrentino
2009 – ‘David di Donatello’ for Il Divo by Paolo Sorrentino
2010 – Oscar Nomination for Il Divo by Paolo Sorrentino
2012 – ‘David di Donatello’ for Noi Credevamo by Mario Martone
2013 – ‘Chioma de Berenice’ for La Vita di Alessio Boni
2014 – Italian Movie Awards ‘Pompei’