About us

Cineroma was started in 1998 by American producer David Nichols specifically for International Producers wishing to film in Italy and to make the process simple and straightforward.

Cineroma is a production service company for film, television and commercials. Based in Rome and working throughout Italy we provide full production services, including budgeting, location scouting, casting and cast negotiation, and all other requirements through shooting and post production.

Our team

David Nichols

David Nichols is an American Producer. Raised in England, he returned to the USA in 1975 And started in the film industry in Los Angeles working in commercials. In 1980 he returned to England and began working in London in commercials as an Assistant Director, Production Manager, and then a Producer. His feature film career began in 1982 as an Assistant Director on Merchant / Ivory’s “Heat and Dust” in India, followed by work as Location Manager and Production Manager on large scale feature films all over the world. In 1989 he became a features Producer, moving back to Los Angeles to work on major studio productions. Between feature films he continued to produce commercials on a freelance basis. In 1998 he moved to live and work full time in Italy. He speaks fluent Italian, French and Spanish.

Francesco Marras

Francesco Marras – one of Italy’s top Production Managers, joined Cineroma as partner and head of production in 2003. Experienced in both feature films and commercials he has worked in the industry since 1983. Since 1991 he has worked as a Production Manager for many of Rome’s leading film and commercials companies with international directors, agencies and clients. Francesco speaks fluent Italian, English and French.

Our work