Dario Sansone

Director, Musician

Dario Sansone
Dario Sansone

Featured Film(s): Gatta Cenerentola

He has worked in visual arts since 1997, collaborating with several advertising and publishing agencies. Since 2003 he has worked on comic books, publishing Edoardo a Fumetti: Le bugie con le gambe lunghe; he has collaborated since 2005 with the publishing house Star Comics (Lazarus Ledd, Valter Buio).

Since 2007 he started working in the movie and animation business creating Da sule nun se vence maje and ‘O sciore e ‘o viento, music videos for Foja’s Donna Maria, The Gentlemen’s

Agreement’s Let Free your Fun, The Collettivo’s Selfhs, the short film Il Sirtaki di Ikaro created for the Cartoni dello Zecchino d’Oro, the promo for the movie A Skeleton Story (for which he also contributed to the realization of the comic book), the theme song of the Festival Crossmediale Cartoons on the Bay, the music video for Bisca’s Paura and the educational series La FamigliaRigatoni. Furthermore, he wrote and directed the documentary Un Minuto in +.

In 2013 he was assistant director and story boarder for the feature animated film L’Arte della Felicità, produced by Mad Entertainment and winner of 2014 European Film Awards for Best

European Animated Film. For this movie he wrote the track ‘A Malia, nominated in the Best Song category at Nastri D’Argento and David di Donatello, and he collaborated in the realization of the eponymous graphic novel edited by Rizzoli Lizard. Along his career as illustrator and cartoonist, he is the leader and author of the Neapolitan folk band Foja, active since 2011 with three original records. In 2016, Foja became the first rock band to perform on the stage of Teatro San Carlo in the show Cagnasse Tutto, strongly demanded and directed by Franco Dragone, memorable director and art director for Cirque du Soleil.

In 2017 the members of Foja appear as themselves in La Parrucchiera, film directed by David di Donatello winner Stefano Incerti. Contributing to the soundtrack with 6 songs, he earns the Migliore Colonna Sonora prize, awarded by the Social World Film Festival for the song Nunn’è cosa.


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