Ferruccio Casacci was born and raised in Turin, where he had his most important formative experiences. Before making documentaries, he worked for the theatre, cooperating with famous companies such as Turin Teatro Stabile, Dario Fo and Franca Rame, and the Turin Rai Drama Company. Since 1975 he has been dealing in production, dubbing and film editing. He has shot many films and documentaries, including the series Etnie in estinzione, the American production Mystery of the Sacred Shroud, and the full length feature Il giardino degli inganni. At present he is the artistic director of CKS srl Cinema e Comunicazione.