After receiving his B.A. in Law from the Università Statale di Milano and film studies at Marco Bellocchio’s workshops, Adriano moved to France and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at EICAR, The International Film School of Paris.
In 2004 he was appointed Assistant Professor of Nenad Didzarevic at the same school and is currently Head Professor of the Fast Track Section and Professor of Directing, Film Analysis and Working with Actors. He is a long-term collaborator and programmer of the Immaginario Festival (Perugia) and a lecturer at Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts (Beirut), IHB Artmedia (Casablanca), Associazione Immagina and Breda International Film Festival.
Adriano’s works have been selected and awarded at the most important European Film Festivals (Torino Film Festival, Arcipelago Roma, Tous Courts Aix en Provence, Porto7, AFIA Arhus, Skopjie Film Festival, In the Palace Film Festival, Genova Film Festival, and so on). He currently lives in Paris and Berlin and works as a freelance director and screenwriter.
Adriano is currently mentoring Project Green participants Susannah Tantemsapya and Christopher Steidle, of Creative Migration, in matters related to their project GREEN PATRIOT POSTERS.