He was born and grew up in Milan, he lived in Boston and London for a few years and he graduated in Film History at the University of Bologna. In 2008 he had the chance to attend an international film set, the one of the film L’ombra del sospetto (The Other Man) by Richard Eyre, starring Liam Neeson and Antonio Banderas. The following year he was direction assistant and advisor for Io sono l’amore by Luca Guadagnino. Diatria, a short film which won the Pardo di domani at Locarno, was produced by Guadagnino. For the same director he worked at the editing of Inconscio italiano in 2011. In 2013, his first documentary film, L’inganno, about Luchino Visconti. The collaboration with Guadagnino went on with Abiggersplash where he was assistant director in 2015; in the same year he also made his debut with a full-length film, Antonia.