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.