Giovanni Robbiano is a screenwriter, director and producer born in Genova, Italy in 1958. He studied film in Bologna and later at Columbia University in New York as a Fullbright grant student. After returning to Italy he worked as a screenwriter and directed three features and a TV movie. He is writer of many features and TV movies and recently co-writer of TF45, prime time series (8x96min) for canal 5. Robbiano has been teaching in many universities in Italy and else as well as for the Media program of the EEUU since 2000. Since September 2015 he is the head of international department at FAMU in Prague, Czech Republic.