Lorenzo Sportiello
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Lorenzo Sportiello

Filmography

Non uccidere

2015-16, TV series, 11 episodes, director, Freemantle Media

Index Zero

2014, feature film, director/writer/composer/associate producer, Cine Video Corporation

Col sangue agli occhi

2008, short film, director/writer

Io non esisto

2007, short film, director/writer

FIB1477

2006, short film, director/writer

Noi siamo seta

2005, short film, director/writer

Languore

2004, short film, director

Rossocarnoso

2004, short film, director/writer

Background

Lorenzo Sportiello was born in Italy, where he completed a degree in film directing at the National Film School Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Cinecittà. He has also attended international writing workshops at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and the Apulia Film Commission in Italy. For a while Lorenzo focused on music videos and commercials, with clients including MTV, SKY, EMI Recordings, Warner Bros, Microsoft and BMW.
Between 2005 and 2008 Lorenzo directed seven short films, all screening at major international festivals such as Los Angeles Film Festival, Taormina International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Genova Film Festival, and Next Reel Film Festival in Singapore. His short film "FIB1477" was selected for competition at the 2006 Venice International Film Festival, and his 2009 graduation film "Stain-blood Eyes" was awarded "Best Film" at RIFF. In 2014 he completed "Index Zero", his award winning debut sci-fi feature film. In 2016 Lorenzo directed 8 episodes of "Non Uccidere", a world selled TV series broadcasted on RAI, the national Italian television.