Francesco Del Grosso was born in Rome in 1982. He graduated at the Dams at the University of Roma Tre with a thesis on David Fincher's film. As a director he writes, directs and edits commercials, short films and documentaries, selected in several international festivals and winner of several awards, including "Gli invisibili", "Stretti al vento", "Negli occhi", "11 metri" e "Fuoco Amico - La storia di Davide Cervia", with whom he won the Italian Controcampo Special Jury Mention and the Lancia Biografilm Award at the 66th Venice International Film Festival, the Silver Ribbon for Best documentary about Cinema and the Special Golden Globe. In 2011 he wrote and directed the documentary about Agostino Di Bartolomei entitled "11 meters", a special event at the 6th edition of the International Rome Film Festival, winner of the Italian Sports Award and Best Director at the Overtime Film Festival, nominated for the Silver Ribbon and for the direction at the Krasnogorski International Festival of Sport Movies. 2014 is the year of "Fuoco amico – La storia di David Cervia" (Friendly fire – The story of Davide Cervia), in competition at the Bif & St and winner of the Safiter Award for human rights at the Salento Finibus Terrae, of the Special Jury Mention at the East Film Festival and the Special Prize for Civil Commitment at the Saturno Film Festival.