Oscar nomination for "The Great Beauty"
First English-language film, "This Must Be the Place"
Jury Prize at Cannes for "Il Divo"
Palme d'Or nomination for "Consequences of Love"
First feature film, "L'Uomo in piu" ("One Man Up")
Debut as writer/director on the short "Un paradiso"
Works frequently with the same cast and crew, including actor Toni Servillo, cinematographer Luca Bigazzi and producers Francesca Cima and Nicolo Giuliano
Made his acting debut with a cameo in Nana Moretti's "The Caiman" in 2006
Has directed television commercials for Fiat and Yamamay.
Published a novel, Hanno tutti ragione, in 2010 and a collection of short stories, Tony Pagoda e I suoi amici in 2012.