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Leonardo is an Argentine-American filmmaker whose directorial debut feature film, Aventurera, earned him the Argentine Director's Guild prize of "Best Argentine Director" at the 29th Mar Del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina. 

Most recently, Leonardo directed the Netflix original series Triptych starring Maite Perroni which was #1 show on Netflix (non-English) and top ten world-wide. He also worked as 2nd Unit director on the hit Netflix show Narcos Mexico Season 2 and 3.


His work as a cinematographer has been screened in festivals worldwide and he was nominated for a cinematography award by the American Cinematography Society and by Arri Camera for the Volker Bahanemann Cinematography Award.

Leonardo is currently based in Belgium where he is developing international series and film projects. He works both as a director and director of photography in film and television. 

Education: Masters In Fine Arts from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

Languages: English, Spanish and French

Citizenship: USA Citizenship with a French Residency Permit (Carte de Séjour) to work in Europe.


Triptych Season 1 Director - episodes 1 and 8 Netflix

Narcos Mexico Season 3 -  2nd Unit Director 10 episodes Netflix

Narcos Mexico Season 2 -  2nd Unit Director 10 episodes Netflix

Aventurera - 86 minutes Dir. Leonardo D’Antoni - Argentina


Nightman - 2023 (post-production) 90 min - Dir Melanie Delloye - Belgium/Ireland

Those People - 2015 - 89 minutes  - Dir. Joseph Kuhn - USA

Christmas Wedding Baby - 2014 - 100 minutes  - Dir. Kiara Jones - USA

Aventurera - 2014 - 86 minutes Dir. Leonardo D’Antoni - Argentina



Mysteries at the Museum - 2015 - Television Series program for the Travel Channel

Mysteries at the Castle -2014-2015 - American reality TV Series for the  Travel Channel

Scorned - 2012-2014 - American documentary TV Series for the Investigative Discovery Network

Evil, I - 2012-2013 - Crime Drama TV Series for Investigative Discovery Network

L’Homme de Ma Vie - 2015 - 25 minutes - Fiction - Dir. Melanie Delloye - France

Anna et Jerome - 2012 - 21 minutes - Fiction/Drama - Dir Melanie Delloye - France

Bella Fleace Gave a Party - 2011 - 15 minutes - Dir: Leonora Lonsdale - UK

Cocoa Loco - 2009 - 15 minutes - Dir: Shaka King - US

New York City's iHeart Radio live concerts for various artists including Robin Thicke, Fitz and the Tantrums, Bon Jovi, Robyn, Goo Goo Dolls, Taio Cruz, Darius Rucker, Neon Trees, Duffy, Avril Lavigne, Pitbul, Shaggy, and Adam Lambert among others.



2015 Best Argentine Director from the Independent Director’s Association

2014 Best Argentine Director from the Argentine Directors Association

2013 Best Cinematography for Anna and Jerome at Fusion Film Festival

2013 Excellence in Cinematography at First Run Film Festival for Anna and Jerome

2013 Nomination for Golden Tadpole Cinematography Award at Plus Camerimage for Anna and Jerome 

2012 Nomination for Student Academy Award for Bella Fleece Gave a Party

2011 Nomination for the Volker Bahnemann Cinematography Award from Arri



SXSW, Palm Springs, Cannes, Aspen Shortsfest, Plus Camerimage, Mar Del Plata Film Festival, Miami, Atlanta, Starz Denver, Huesca International Film Festival, Austin, Guanajuato... among others.

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