Gigi Piola

Gigi Piola

Gigi Piola, after earning his diploma at Genova’s Art School, moves to Milan to attend IED (European Institute of Design) where he obtains a degree. From 1988 to 2001 he works for McCann, Saatchi&Saatchi (Milan and London), Tonic, Roncaglia & Wijklander and Red Cell (in the last two agencies as Creative Director). His experience as Director begins in 2001 and till 2012 had work in exclusive with Bedeschifilm. He has shot for many international clients such as Renault, Heineken, Bank Med, Du, Mc Donalds, Stimorol, Mastercard, P&G, Asia Cell, Leroy Merlin, Unilever and Volvo, just to name a few and some of his commercials have won prestigious awards. In 2004 he directed his first short movie “Radiopanico” and, in 2006, “Scirocco” (short movie produced by Discovery Channel London). Both short films earned him top honours at major national and international film festivals. From 2008 to 2011 he signed an exclusive and moved to Athens working on clients like Vodafone, Delta and Cyprus Bank. In May 2014 Gigi debut with his first Theatrical Script and it is a Sold Out Show! Actually he’s working on his first Tv Serie. Gigi is based in Rome and works worldwide. SOME ADV AWARDS/ 5 Bronze and 1 Silver Lion @ Cannes Advertising Festival / 2 gold @ PIAF / 2 Silver and 1 Bronze @ Clio Awards / 1 Gold @ Cresta Awards / 2 Gold and 2 Silver @ IF / 1 Gold @ EuroBest / 2 Gold @ Grand Prix