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.