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Leonardo Staglianò

Leonardo Staglianò


Scriptwriter, Story Editor


Decision Maker 2018
Decision Maker 2016
Decision Maker 2015
FrameWork Trainer 2015
Decision Maker 2014
FrameWork Participant 2009


Leonardo Staglianò is a writer and story editor. He holds an MA in Philosophy (Università di Firenze), an MA in Techniques of Narration (Scuola Holden, Turin) and an MFA in Dramatic Writing (Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, New York). His short stories have been published in various literary magazines, including the Italian edition of Granta, and his play "Cashmere, WA" won the Diego Fabbri Prize. He wrote the feature film "Yuri Esposito", which won the 1st Biennale College Cinema prize and debuted at the 70th Venice Film Festival. As a story editor, he worked for various film companies, organizations and institutions, including Nisi Masa, Le Groupe Ouest, Doha Film Institute and TFL as well. Currently, he is the Program Coordinator of the International College at Scuola Holden and he’s part of the team that develops new film and TV series projects at Sky Studios Italia.

company profile

Sky Studios develops, produces and funds original drama, comedy and documentary for Sky’s 24m customers and beyond. Building on the success of critically-acclaimed Sky originals including Emmy-nominated "Chernobyl", Bafta-winning "Patrick Melrose" and international hits "Babylon Berlin" and "Riviera", Sky Studios is the new creative home of Sky originals with over 50 original programs in production across Europe including "The Third Day" with Jude Law, "ZeroZeroZero" from the makers of "Gomorrah" and "The New Pope" directed by Academy Award-winning director Paolo Sorrentino.