Philip Giordano


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Phil Giordano is a writer/director from Staten Island, New York. He has worked as 1st assistant director and script supervisor on many projects from commercials, to music videos, shorts, and features. As a script supervisor he worked on the feature film Peace After Marriage which won the Tribeca All-Acess screenwriting award.

At 23 he made the controversial s16mm short The Empty Playground. The film is about a man struggling with inner-demons who tries to abduct a young girl from a playground. The Empty Playground has been said to be "made so well that it was difficult to watch" (Cinema-Crazed). The film went on to screen at 10 film festivals and was awarded the Golden Palm at the Mexico International Film Festival and BEST SHORT at the 2010 ZERO Film Festival in Brooklyn, New York. Later, it received distribution from Indieflix (, but with a 17 or older rating.

Phil currently attends NYU's MFA Directing Program in Singapore and is in his second year. If you are interested in contacting Phil he can be reached at:

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  1. Saint West
  2. Buffalo Picture House