Tancredi Di Paola was born in Bari, Italy and moved to Los Angeles in 2014 to pursue his B.A. in Film and Television Production at Loyola Marymount University.

He has directed, produced, and written over a dozen films in the United States, United Kingdom, and Italy of varying styles and genres. His short films have screened at over thirty festivals internationally and were well-received by audiences, while earning over ten awards. 

Having traveled to and lived in various countries and cultures, Tancredi has acquired a global perspective on the world and many social justice issues that he hopes to bring to light through meaningful filmmaking. 

Co-Founder of narrative and commercial production company, Sailing Pig.