Massimo Amici initially worked in advertising as an art director, hatching commercial work for agencies such as Y&R, Saatchi & Saatchi and McCann-Erickson. In 2000 he directed his first short “acaluma” which won the Jury Prize from Coming Soon TV. His following shorts collected prizes in Italy and abroad, including a Best Short Film Award at the Queens International Film Festival in New York, in 2005. His multi-faceted love for film saw him move on to work as screenwriter, editor and DOP. Based in London, he works behind the camera in a variety of roles in film, tv and advertising as he continues to author drama work as a writer-director.