Pier Lorenzo Pisano

International Residency 2019 - Pier Lorenzo Pisano

Pier Lorenzo Pisano was born in Naples, Italy. Director and author for cinema and theatre, he graduated as a film director at Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (National Film School). His debut short film As it is on earth was selected in competition at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.

He then broadened his interest in writing, receiving all the major Italian playwriting and screenwriting awards (Tondelli Award, Solinas Award, Hystrio Award) and was selected in the international project Fabulamundi-Playwriting Europe. His plays are translated into English, French, Romanian, Polish and his work was presented at the 72nd Festival d’Avignon in the Forum des Nouvelles Écritures Dramatiques Européennes program.