Silvio Caiozzi G. was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1944. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications at Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois, in 1967.
Caiozzi is one of the most awarded film makers in the Spanish-speaking world. His full length features “Julio Begins in July” (Julio comienza en Julio, 1979), “The Moon in the Mirror” (La Luna en el Espejo, 1990), “Coronation” (Coronación, 2000), “Cachimba” (2004) and the documentary “Fernando is Back” (Fernando Ha Vuelto, 1998) have received almost 100 awards in some of the most important international film festivals such as Venice, Montreal, Biarritz, Valladolid, Huelva, Havana, Trieste, Mar del Plata and Cartagena de Indias among others.
His feature film “Julio begins in July” (1979) was chosen by the national audience as the “Best Chilean Movie of the Century”. —silviocaiozzi.cl