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Riccardo Caccia

Photography and cinema


Born in Milan in 1962, Riccardo Caccia teaches History of Cinema and Streaming Laboratory at IULM University in Milan. In the past he taught cinematographic disciplines at Bocconi University and at IED Communication in Milan. He now holds the Photography and cinema seminar at Istituto Italiano di Fotografia He worked as a film critic with the magazine Duel (renamed Duellanti later on). He worked with the online magazine Longtake.it for film-related workshops and he curated the film club of the cultural center Germi (Milan) in 2023.
He wrote two monographs about film directors Orson Welles (Mursia) and David Lynch (Il Castoro), and he is the coauthor of Maestri in serie (Falsopiano), that talks about tv series episodes that were directed by film directors. He participated in the work for Enciclopedia del cinema, published by Garzanti. His last book is Storia e cultura del cinema. Figure, forme, temi (Pearson, 2021), a book on the history of cinema written from an original and innovative point of view. He translated books on film directors Martin Scorses and Alfred Hitchcock and the catalogue of the exhibition of paint and photography work of David Lynch that was organized by Triennale in Milan in 2007.

Where you can find him: Professional Biennial Photography Course