Born in Naples on 30th May 1970. He has written for both film and TV. In 1998, he directed his film début L'amore non ha confini.
A year later his screenplay for what was to become his first feature One Man Up won the RAI International award.
The Consequences of Love, his second feature, brought him several awards, e.g. five David de Donatello's.
Il divo was awarded the Cannes' Jury Prize 2008.