Riccardo Neri started his film carrier in 1989. He covered all the positions in the production departments becoming over the years line producer, executive producer and producer.
In 1996 he worked on his first international film “Portrait of a Lady” directed by Jane Campion, as location manager. He continued his career in Italian and international productions and worked on “Kundun” (1997) directed by Martin Scorsese, “The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean” (1998) directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, “Harem Soiree” (1999) directed by Ferzan Ozpetek, “Gangs of New York” (2002) directed by Martin Scorsese and “The Bourne Supremacy”(2004) directed by Paul Greengrass and “Third person” (2012) directed by Paul Haggis and many others.
Between 2016 and 2017 he’s Line producer for Won Kar Wai and Jackye Pang production “Europe Raiders” directed by Jingle Ma. In 2005 Riccardo created Lupin Film, an independent production company through which he produces Italian projects for an international audience. Over the years, the company produced the Italian feature film “Nero Bifamiliare” (2007) by Federico Zampaglione and social documentaries including “H.O.T. – Human Organ Traffic” (2009), “A Mao e a Luva” (2010), then he joins Alex Grazioli in the production of “Odyssey in Rome” with Abel Ferrara, Juliette Binoche and Marion Cotillard.
In 2013 he produces “The Elevator” (2013) by Massimo Coglitore and in 2016 the award winning documentary “Ombre della Sera” by Valentina Esposito. In 2018 along with Bunker Film +, he co-produces Florenc Papas’ feature “Open Door”. He Executive Produced “The New Pope” (2019) directed by Paolo Sorrentino and “We Are Who We Are” (2019) directed by Luca Guadagnino.