Raoul Bova

Committed to the big and the little screen, he has always spent his energy in social commitment. Capitan Ultimo (real person Sergio De Caprio) is the role to which is more bound, with which has create an onlus foundation. Parco della Mistica was born from the wish to defeat the culture of ethnic, religious, social or physical diversity and into Casa Famiglia, that raises inside the PARCO, are welcomed disadvantaged youngs to whom an education and a formation are given in order to take an honest job. He is active on the front of the recent Italian earthquake with the committee "Io Ci Sono" that has activated a fundraiser aimed to the implementation of three multi-purpose auditoriums in the cities hit by the earthquake. In 2010, during the ceremony of World Food Day he is appointed FAO Good Will Ambassador. In 2005 he decides to find and produce stories in which he could freely express himself as an actor, and in a creative and productive way, creating his own Film Production Company. The aim is to make room to those projects that have a social value, that can, through the communication power that cinema and television have, spread messages that make people think. He produces "Sbirri", a docu-movie on the world of police and drugs, that obtain both on cinema and television, an extraordinary success. In Bruxelles, he presents the short film"15 seconds", against death penalty, sponsored by European Parliament, President of the Republic, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Education. He co-produces "Io, l'altro" that deals with racism and preconceptions and how is changed the way we see The Others after 9/11. With MediaFriends he produces 2 social short films: "Graffiti" and "Amore Nero", the last one shot as a manifest against violence against women, played by Michelle Hunziker and debut as a director for Raoul himself. The short film obtains an official commendation from President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano. His artistic quality combined with a rare talent in making professional choice that gave him the chance to work with some of the most influential name in national and international cinema industry. He produces, in cooperation with Mediaset, successful television series like "Fuoco Amico Task Force 45", "Come un Delfino", with the music of Ennio Morricone, "Come un Delfino la Serie". During his career he acts with Anthony Quinn, Sophia Loren, Giancarlo Giannini, Michele Placido, F. Murray Abraham, Sylvester Stallone, Carole Bouquet, Diane Lane, Sarah Jessica Parker, Angelina Jolie and much more. His debut was "Una storia Italiana" directed by Stefano Reali.