Luigi Campi

About

Luigi Campi is an Italian writer-director who lives between Athens and Rome. His narrative films, music videos and video art have a distinctive personal voice - sometimes sensorial and lyrical, other times absurdly comedic. His first feature film My First Kiss and the People Involved premiered at the 2016 LA Film Festival and went on to win various international awards. In 2019 he participated in the Torino Film Lab and the Oxbelly Lab with his upcoming feature film The Woman with a Missing Leg. He loves collaborative projects, and is currently developing films with various international artists.


press

“…Campi’s first narrative feature, My First Kiss, introduces us to an exciting new directorial voice - and one who isn’t afraid to tell difficult, different tales.”
- PASTE Magazine

“Taking admirable chances with his first narrative feature, writer-director Luigi Campi demonstrates a sure grasp of sensory detail … it will be interesting to see how Campi’s unconventional, immersive approach evolves.”
- The Hollywood Reporter

“My First Kiss is an impressive debut film.”
- Red Carpet Report

“Luigi Campi … has a unique grasp of both the quotidian and the otherworldly – and if “My First Kiss” is any indication, Campi has a persuasive way of combining the two.”
- Los Angeles Daily News

awards

My First Kiss and the People Involved:
Best Feature Film, Best Cinematography - Ashland Film Festival
Audience Award - New Orleans Film Festival
Honorable Mention Ultra Indie - Woodstock Film Festival
Best Feature Film - NYNL

Escape from Planet Tar:
Best Experimental Short Film - New Orleans Film Festival