Tommaso is an award-winning film and theatre writer/director and alumnus of the National Film and Television School (UK). Previously he graduated with a First Class Honours in Modern Literature from the University of Milan and in Theatre Directing from the Paolo Grassi School of Dramatic Arts.
He started his career in theatre, writing and directing plays for some of Italy's most prestigious venues, including "The Cheese and the Worms", "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men" (Teatro Stabile delle Marche, winner of the National Competition Nuove Sensibilità), "De Falco's Wedding" (Teatro Stabile di Napoli) and "Orphans" (Teatro Elfo Puccini of Milan, Franco Enriquez Award for Best Production and Best Performances).
His short films "How I Didn't Become a Piano Player" and "All the Pain in the World" have played at more than 100 international film festivals and won many awards, including the Royal Television Society Award for Best Postgraduate Drama, the Audience Award at Aspen Shortsfest, Best Comedy at Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Best Director at Rhode Island International Film Festival and the Special Award of the Jury at Molodist International Film Festival.
His projects include crime-drama "Little Boy Blue", based on the novel by Edward Bunker (selected at the Berlinale Talent Project Market 2020), Italian documentary "Roar of Thunder. A Love Story" (supported by MiC - Ministero della Cultura, Regione Autonoma della Sardegna and Sardegna Film Commission) and original black comedy "Jazz Suite for a Dysfunctional Family" (winner of the Best Film 'Wanna Taste IT' Project Award at the MIA Market 2023).