#38 - Pietro Schito & directors mentored by Guillermo del Toro. on Write for Animation ~ Directing Animation Livecast
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Originally Streamed on YouTube Live Nov 11, 2022. Audio edited by Kiara Horowitz.
Doing screenwriting for 2 feature films with directors mentored by Guillermo del Toro - should teach you a LOT. And Pietro has DONE JUST THAT.
Interviewer Scott Wiser is a Director at Spacestation Animation and the creator of 10 deeply meaningful feature film pitches. Any producers or executives interested in collaborating or funding on Scott Wiser's projects can peruse these pitches through the application at https://scottwiser.com/collaborate
From his website: Going from an Avid editor in Italy, L.A. to complete the New York Film Academy Screenwriting Program, Pietro discovered a vibrant animation community and wrote two animated feature films for two directors selected and mentored by Guillermo del Toro. He recently completed the pilot and series development of THE PAPALLAS, an animated series based on Italy’s beloved Carosello TV show. THINGDOM, an animated feature film Pietro co-wrote with director René Castillo is approaching production and He's rewriting a stop-motion feature directed by Luis Téllez.
He writes in English, Spanish, and Italian.
As a story consultant, Pietro has mentored Emmy Award Winner showrunners and helped directors shape their films.
In 2018, Pietro founded the Write for Animation YouTube channel that connects the top talent in the animation industry with the next generation of storytellers. https://www.youtube.com/pietroschito