Grandson of Mario del Papa and Irene King, both involved as line producers and script writers since the 40’s in Hollywood as well as in Italy with the movie industry as MGM General Producers, Gabriele del Papa has traveled the world and live abroad since he was a teenager. He as lived in the U.S., South Africa and for 6 years in Tokyo. Once back in Italy he worked from the beginning of the year 2000 as an interpreter and translator for numerous Japanese clients in the fashion world, connected by his Italian colleagues living in Japan. In 2006 in occasion of the Winter Olympics held in Turin (Italy), he worked for a full month for the Japanese broadcast channel Fuji Television as a coordinator and interpreter for the guests who came throughout the month from Japan. Following that experience, he started to fully dedicate himself, among other interests, to work as a freelance in the production field specialized in Japanese media. Presently he is involved with Argentinean artist Maria A. Listur in several art projects and with the Italian Production Company Ki Film as a producer within the company.
2017 November Coordinator and Interpreter for ADK Inc. Japan for the Lucca Comics event held in Lucca. 2017 October Interpreter for Roma Film Festival for Lucky Red productions for the incoming of Mr Go Nagai. 2017 September insider producer in KI FILM Rome office. 2017 August Interpreter and Coordinator for EUR Film Production for a Japanese TV program. 2017 June Coordinator and interpreter for the Japanese TV channel Tokyo TV in Lithuania for the variety show Sekai Nippon Ikitai . 2017 February Coordinator and interpreter for the Japanese Magazine Sweet for a photo shooting in Milano. 2016 November Coordinator and interpreter for the Sunrise Group of Tokyo for the event Lucca Comics held in Lucca. 2016 June Coordinator and interpreter for the company Press Paris for the event held in Florence Pitti Uomo. 2016 May Coordinator - interpreter for the company Tea Time Film for the shooting of the commercial regarding the beer Asahi Off. 2016 April Coordinator and interpreter for M & M Mediaservices of Roma for the Japanese TV channel Yomiuri Tv - ZenPasta 2016 March-April Coordinator and interpreter for M & M Mediaservices of Roma for the TV show Itteq Imoto. 2016 February coordinator and attendant for Tea Time Film for the shooting of the commercial for the Japanese company Tohokushinsha Inc in Venice/Mestre/Mogliano Veneto. 2015 October Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for Candy Films. 2015 September Coordinator and interpreter for M & M Mediaservices of Roma for the TV show Itteq Becky. 2015 August Coordinator and interpreter for the company Press Paris for the TV show Shinsatsudantai - Sweets 2015 August Coordinator - interpreter for Fuji Television for filming the training of the Japanese National Volley team training in Italy at Boario Terme 2015 June - August Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for the TV commercial for Ricoh 2015 June Interpreter for Shofu Dental Clinic in the Conference Aesthetic Dental Full HD held in Modena. 2015 May Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for the shooting of the commercial regarding the beer Asahi Off. 2015 May Coordinator - interpreter for Fuji Television for the soccer match Napoli - Milan. 2015 March Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for the commercial for Asahi Shinbun 2014 December Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for the shooting of the commercial regarding the beer Asahi Off. 2014 October Coordinator and interpreter for the Roma Film Festival for Tea Time Film 2014 August: Coordinator and interpreter for a photographic shooting in Sicily for Canon 2014 July: Coordinator and interpreter for the Japanese TV show Waratte Koraete in Sicily. 2015 May: Coordinator and interpreter for the American TV Channel EXTRA TV for the marriage ceremony of Kanye West with Kim Kardashian in Florence. 2014 April-May: Coordinator - interpreter for Fuji Television for the soccer match Fiorentina - A.C. Milan 2014 January/April: Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for the TV commercial for Asahi Off, Yume Note and Orangina. 2014 January: Coordinator - interpreter for Fuji Television for the arrival of the soccer player Keisuke Honda to A.C. Milan soccer team in Milano 2014 January - April: Coordinator and interpreter for medical translations for Medic’ Air International Inc. of Paris 2013 October: chief coordinator and organizer for TMS Entertainment of Tokyo for collecting data for the Animation TV series Lupin the 3rd 2013 April: Coordinator - interpreter for Fuji Television for the interview to Cesare Prandelli, for the Italian Cup match held on the 26 of April 2013 and for the soccer match Cagliari - Inter 2013 January/May: Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for the shooting of the commercial regarding the beer Asahi Off 2012 November - December: chief coordinator and organizer for the event: San Marino Animae Festival at San Marino Republic 2012 January - February - May - June: Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film 2012 June: Translation for a script project by Tea Time Film 2011-2012 May: Coordinator and interpreter for the Japanese channel Nihon Tv - for the show Waratte Koraete 2011 August - September: Coordinator - interpreter for Tea Time Film for the shooting in Italy Hotaru no Nikari 2009-2011 August: Operator - coordinator - interpreter (English and Japanese) for the company Medi-call Italia concerning medical assistance to foreign tourist in Italy on behalf of several medical insurance companies. 2011 March: Coordinator and interpreter Japanese-Italian for the TV show Waratte Koraete for the Japanese channel Nihon Tv 2011 January: Interpreter English-Italian for the company Riem of Fabio Russo in Rome 2010 August-September: Coordinator and interpreter for Fuji Television for the soccer match A.S. Roma-Cesena 2009 July: Coordinator for the Japanese TV channel TBS for the summit of the G8 at L’Acquila, Italy 2009 June: Coordinator for Fuji Television for the Champions League’s final Barcellona-Manchester Ud. and for Hidetoshi Nakata for the farewell soccer match for Mr. Vincent Candela 2009 April: coordinator - interpreter for the shooting and collecting data for the Japanese tour operator H.I.S. at Napoli, Procida, Capri and Sorrento 2009 April: Translation from Spanish to Italian for the subtitles of the Italian TV show Passpartout, on channel Rai 3 2009 February–March: Interpreter and coordinator for the movie ‘Amalfi 50 seconds’ filmed in Rome and Amalfi 2007 April - 2008 July: Work as freelance interpreter and coordinator for the Italian company M & M Mediaservices for several Japanese TV production companies (TV Man Union, Telecom Staff, NHK, ecc.) and also for several magazine (Lapita, Pen, Elle Japan, ecc.) and other production companies specialized in Commercials (21 Inc., D.N.A.) 2007 July: Interpreter for The Chamber of Commerce of Pisa for the event concerning the incoming of Japanese journalists to advertise the territory of Pisa and surroundings 2006 – 2007 Sales Assistant at Gucci, Rome, Italy 2006 Interpreter Coordinator for M&M Mediaservices an agency that supports Japanese media in Italy. (worked for TV Man UNION, Lapita, Maenichi Housou, NTT, Swift & several others) 2006 (May and September) Interpreter for The Chamber of Commerce of Pisa for 2 events concerning the incoming of Japanese journalists 2006 Interpreter and Coordinator for the 20th Olympics Winter Games at Turin, Italy 2002 - 2006 Collaborates in the production of cultural events for RELAZIONARTE: "Trapos y Quimeras" Improvisation on meeting the other - by Maria Listur, Nicolas Zoric e Michele Truglio - General Assistant in Italy - Auditorium El Aleph, Centro Culturale Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina "Quotidiano" Paintings Exhibition by Giuseppe Costa - Assistant Organizer - "Il Colibrì" Gallery , Rome, Italy "ISOLA I" Interdisciplinary Performance - by Maria Listur, Michele Truglio, Nicolas Zoric - Assistant Production - Rome, Italy 2002 – 2007 Translation for the internet site and events for RELAZIONARTE (Italian to English) 2005 Interpreter for The Chamber of Commerce of Pisa for an event concerning the incoming of Japanese journalists 2004 – 2006 Sales Assistant at Gucci, Rome, Italy 2005 Translation from English to Italian of the TV show "Good as you: L" broadcasted on Canal jimmy 2004 Interpreter and Coordinator for the TV show Goal broadcasted in Japan on Fuji Television channel 2003 – 2004 Interpreter and Coordinator Japan Air Line calendar 2004, Italian Promotion 2002 Interpreter and Coordinator - interpreter Fuji Television (Japan) for the show 'Tunnels no minasama no okage deshita' broadcasted in Tokyo on August 15th 2002 2001Interpreter and Coordinator - interpreter Hidetoshi Nakata, TV commercial for Nike, Sunny Side Up Inc. 2001 Interpreter and Coordinator - Japan Air Line calendar 2002, Italian Promotion Interpreter and Coordinator - 14th world congress of Shiatsu, Rome, Palombini Shiatsu School 2001 Interpreter and Coordinator - fashion magazine Marie Claire Japan, Milan international furniture fair 2000 Interpreter and Coordinator - Benetton Japan / architect Tadao Ando, opening of 'Fabrica' of Benetton Ponzano Veneto, Italy 2000 Interpreter and Coordinator - Y & M Enterprise for the creation of a joint-venture contract with Italian Company Viasat 1999 Interpreter and Coordinator - creation of a calendar for the Japanese rock star Gackt Interpreter and Coordinator - Hidetoshi Nakata TV commercial for Nike, Sunny Side Up Inc.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES ABROAD
2002 Interpreter and Coordinator for the Italian cuisine Festival held in Tokyo at the Shin-Takanawa Prince Hotels 1996-1999 Studied and practiced Japanese traditional massage 'Seitai' with Dr.Tokoro Hisashi 1995-1999 Free-Lance Interpreter and Coordinator for several Companies. Also translator Japanese-Italian and English-Italian for Canon's appliances manuals Language Professor (Italian) at the 'Bell'Italia' Italian school, 'Ebisu Spaingo Center' and 'Associazione Italo-Giapponese' in Tokyo, Japan 1991 Tour guide at High Gate Ostrich Farm of Mr. Hooper, South Africa
2000 - 2002 Shiatsu therapist courses 1991 Graduated from High school S.S.Aristotele, Rome, Italy 1990 Graduated from Port Charlotte High School, Florida, U.S.A.
FOREIGN LANGUAGES Italian - mother tongue English - studied in U.S.A. (89/90 graduated at Port Charlotte High School in Florida), South Africa, Japan Japanese - excellent knowledge. I.S.M.E.O.Japanese proficiency certificate, Rome Naganuma Nihongo Gakkou Japanese proficiency certificate, Tokyo, Japan (95) Level One of the International Proficiency Examinations (Nihongo Kentei Shiken) (96).