Scriptwriter, Film Director
Script&Pitch Participant 2016
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied Film at UBA University and also trained as an actor with acclaimed theatre director Ricardo Bartis. He directed several short films that went on to win various awards, among which the comedy CON VOS CONTAR CORDERITOS. As an actor he played in several independent productions in Buenos Aires and had the lead role in a couple of films, among them SMOKERS ONLY (VAGON FUMADOR) by Veronica Chen. NIGHT (NOCHE), his first feature film, won the support from the Hubert Bals Fund for postproduction and had its world premiere in the Tiger Awards Competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2013. Leonardo’s latest short film THE MAD HALF HOUR had its world premiere at Berlinale Shorts Competition in 2015. The film won many awards among the Prix Format Court for Best Short Film at IndieLisboa 2015 and had its North American premiere at the 53rd New York Film Festival. ALMOST IN LOVE recently won the Hubert Bals Fund for Script Development in May 2016.