Beppe Tufarulo is an Italian film director based in Milan.
He started his directing career at MTV and has written, directed and edited a variety of different projects, including TV shows, music videos, promos both in Italy and abroad. Several of the social issue-based documentaries he has directed in various countries around the world have received honourable mentions and won awards such as the Ilaria Alpi Journalism Prize.
In 2010 he won the Short Films section of the Solinas Talent Prize, and this allowed him to realise the short film We Love Our Clients which has participated in more than seventy national and international festivals, winning numerous prizes and awards.
Over the last few years, he has directed TV adverts and branded content for many international brands such as Diesel, Timberland, Red Bull, Burger King, Becks, Persol, Vogue Eyewear, Guess, Garnier, Bacardi, Philips, MSC Cruises, Nike, Fiat.
In addition to his advertising work, for Rai Cinema Beppe has directed the documentary I Figli Della Shoah, which premiered at the International Film Festival of Rome, and Suona Ancora. He recently directed several music documentaries for Sky Arte HD (Gomorrah Sound, commissioned and produced by Red Bull Academy with Sky Arte about the Soundtrack of the Serie Gomorrah, I’m a dreamer about Luca Tommassini, De Gregori canta Dylan, Eugenio Finardi – Tracce di Musica Ribelle and Fossati Contemporaneo).
His preferred approach is a mixture of narrative style and cinematic power, and he seeks a balance between aesthetic harmony and realism in storytelling.
He is currently working on his first feature film.
Beppe is member of AIR3 – the Association of Italian Directors who work in the Advertising, Motion Pictures, Music and Television industries (Air3.it).