Antonio Privitera was born in Siracusa, Italy, in 1984.
He graduated in cinema and philosophy with BFA from the University of Trieste in 2009. In the same year he obtained a master’s degree in documentary and photography at IED of Venice and received his MFA. After studying, in 2011, he started working as an independent film director and scriptwriter, traveling around Italy and Europe to make documentary. Over the next four years, he lived mainly in Bologna, attending the experimental theater and photographing the urban scene. While he begins his self- employment, he collaborates with international festivals, expo, art fairs and galleries. Privitera has been the recipient of international grants and awards. His work is widely exhibited in Italy and overseas as well.
Currently he lives and works in Rome as a freelance artist, photographer and creative director.