Giacomo Arrigoni (1983) is an Italian writer-director.
In 2018 he collected several official selections for his screenplays: Butterflies, co-written with Sara Corso, at the TV London PitchBox during the Raindance Industry Forum; Islands of Wind and Stars at the Maison des Scènaristes of the Cannes Film Festival; Savage at the London Short Series Festival; Love for Dinner at the Medusa Award at Cortinametraggio.
In 2017 his web series #Goldfish, about the relationship between teenagers and social networks and produced by Discovery Italia, has been presented at the Giffoni Film Festival. The series has been aired on Italian TV channel NOVE and is available on Discovery’s digital platform DPlay.
In 2016 SONY Mobile UK choose him to direct the 4K short film Magic Moments in Milan, defining him as “one of the most exciting emerging directors in Europe”.
His first feature film The Rule of Lead (2014) won several international awards and has been distributed around the world both in movie theaters and through VOD channels.
He has won multiple awards for his short films, especially with Into the Gloom (2010), about violence against women, that has been screened at the Chamber of Deputies in Rome, nominated for an Italian Golden Globe and selected in a special section of the Silver Ribbons Awards (Nastro d’Argento).
He’s one of the creators of Sanguigna (2015), a horror series that got 5 awards at the Rome Web Awards, including Best Screenplay.
He has a penchant for emotional thriller stories with a supernatural twist.
He writes screenplays for films, TV series and web series.