Talent Guide

Antonio Tibaldi

  • Discipline:Director, Producer, Writer
  • Program Year:Producing Lab 2013


New York-based Antonio Tibaldi has worked as writer/director/producer in the film industries of Europe, Australia and North America. In 1992 he co-wrote and directed On My Own, which screened at Sundance 1993 and was nominated for six AFI awards (Australian Oscar Equivalent) and one Genie award (Canada’s Oscar equivalent). He directed 4 other features: Running Against (Sundance 1997, winner Cinequest and Prix Italia 1997); Little Boy Blue (winner Mystfest, Cattolica 1997, Hamptons); Claudine’s Return (Berlin, Winner Fort Lauderdale 1999); and Lupomannaro. His documentary feature [S]comparse, which he also produced, won the Spirit Award at the Brooklyn Film festival 2011.

His films have been presented at festivals such as Berlin, Sundance, San Sebastian, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Tribeca, Los Angeles Independent, Cinequest, Hamptons, Palm Springs; and released by companies such as Miramax, Warner Bros., and Lion’s Gate. As a writer he has written screenplays for Gay Talese and Nick Pileggi.

After 9-11 he was asked by RAI (Italian TV) to shoot a series of documentaries related to the aftermath of the terroristic attack. That experience led to a prolific collaboration with UNTV (United Nations TV) making documentaries to shed light on under-reported realities in South and Central America, Africa, and Asia. Antonio received an MFA from Calarts where he was a Fulbright scholar.

Current Project

The Oldest Man Alive


A suicidal octogenarian inventor finds a reason to live in a young Romanian woman who saves him from drowning.