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Cinecittà is home to the most experienced set designers and builders in the world. Many are members of famous artisan families who have passed their skills and secrets down through several generations. Today they combine the best traditional craftsmanship with the industry's most advanced technology and techniques to create highly functional and visually striking sets.

Just to name a few:

  • Imperial Rome for Timur Bekmambetov’s Ben Hur
  • Imperial Rome for HBO series Rome
  • Mid-19th Century New York for Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York 
  • Fantasy setos for Terry Gilliam’s Baron Von Munchausen
  • The abbey for The Name of the Rose
  • The Imperial Palace of medieval China for Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Last Emperor
  • 1930s New York for Sergio Leone’s Once Upon A Time in America

The set department offers:

  • Full services on or off the lot
  • Sculpture workshop
  • Woodworking mill and carpentry shop
  • Painting/scenics unit
  • Model builders

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