Enrico Masi is an Italian film director, screenwriter, and editor. He is best known for his work on the acclaimed drama film The Last Station (2010). He was born in Rome, Italy in 1957 and has been working in the film industry since the early 1980s.
Masi began his career as an assistant director and editor for various Italian films in the early 1980s. After honing his skills in these positions, Masi made his feature film debut in 1989 with the drama film Il Segreto di Esmeralda. The film was well-received by critics and earned Masi a nomination for Best New Director at the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.
In the following years, Masi continued to work as a director and editor on a number of films, including the romantic comedy Amore a Prima Vista (1993) and the drama Il Ritorno di Cagliostro (1996). He also wrote and directed the television movie L'Ultima Notte (1999).
In 2010, Masi directed The Last Station, a drama about the last days of legendary Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini. The film was a critical success and earned Masi a nomination for Best Director at the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.
In addition to his work in the film industry, Masi has also served as a professor at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome since 2006. He has also written several books on film theory, including The Art of Editing (2003) and Screenwriting: The Theory and Practice of Scriptwriting (2005).
Throughout his career, Masi has earned a reputation for his meticulous attention to detail and his skill in executing his vision on screen. His films have earned him numerous awards and nominations, including the Silver Ribbon for Best Director for The Last Station. He continues to work in the film industry today, and his body of work is a testament to his talent and skill as a filmmaker.