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Isabelle Adriani
Federica Federici

(1972-06-22) 22 June 1972 (age 51)
  • Actress
  • journalist
  • singer
  • writer
Years active2008–present

Isabelle Adriani (born Federica Federici; 22 June 1972) is an Italian author, actress, and filmmaker.


She is a Doctor in History and Fairy-Tales and developed in over 20 years of studies an overview of the historical truths hidden behind classic tales, publishing over forty books among which ‘The True Story of Cinderella' and the 12 Volume Encyclopedia ‘The DNA of Fairy-Tales’. She studied in several countries and is fluent in 5 languages.[1] She studied Film-Making at the New York Film Academy and has written and directed various documentaries including Open Quantum Relativity[2] about the last theories on time-traveling with NASA and CERN scientists, and The Secrets of Wadi Rum with Dermot Mulroney.

She presented for the first time, the Movie ‘MAGIC DREAMS’ at the Venice Film Festival 2022.[3]

She has worked as an Actress in more than forty film productions in several international productions.[4]

Tv and Radio Presenter she is author and narrator of Le Fiabe della Buonanotte (Good-Night Fairy-Tales) and Le Fiabe dal Mondo (World Fairy-Tales) for the main Tv/Radio National Italian Channel: RAI Radio Kids.[5]

She is also a voice actress for Disney, and the voice of Countess Profumosa (the perfumed Countess) in the cartoon-able Lampadina and Caramello on Rai Yoyo.[6]

She founded and is President of the IA Academy (Isabelle Adriani Academy) in Italy where together with a team of professionals, she teaches film acting and character identification with her own method through fairy-tales.[7]

She founded and is President of the Fairies Cabinet 2022 following the roots of female fairytale authors at the court of King Louis XIV in Versailles.

During the lockdown she organized free courses of 'Acting with fairy-tales' for disadvantaged families of the CSV Emilia (centro servizi volontari) to help them find an artistic way to overcome their fears.

She was born in Italy to two Psychiatrists, her father was a scholar to Carl Gustav Jung.

In 2012 she published "The True Story of Cinderella".[8]

Partial filmography




  1. ^ "HOME". Home. Retrieved 2023-02-03.
  2. ^ "Open Quantum Relativity - Film - Veneto Film Network". Retrieved 2023-02-03.
  3. ^ "Un docufilm fantastico per aiutare i più piccoli a vincere la paura. VIDEO Reggionline -Telereggio – Ultime notizie Reggio Emilia |". Retrieved 2023-02-03.
  4. ^ "Isabelle Adriani". IMDb. Retrieved 2023-02-03.
  5. ^ "Fiabe della Buonanotte | Rai Radio Kids | RaiPlay Sound". RaiPlaySound (in Italian). Retrieved 2023-02-03.
  6. ^ "Lampadino e Caramella nel MagiRegno degli Zampa - Isabelle Adriani - Video". RaiPlay (in Italian). Retrieved 2023-02-03.
  7. ^ "Isabelle Adriani Academy". PALAZZO PALAZZI (in Italian). Retrieved 2023-02-03.
  8. ^ Adriani, Isabelle; Isa, Isabelle Adriani (2012). The True Story of Cinderella. Independently Published. ISBN 979-8-6670-3975-4.