Gianna Palminteri – Associate Producer

 

Gianna Palminteri started her career in New York City where she wrote and performed the one act play,” The Curse” for Off-Broadway. After several years of daytime drama, she began acting in films such as; Soulmates, A Bronx Tale, Hurlyburly, Faithful and Ghetto Dawg and the primetime dramas, Tattingers and Tribeca.
Her producing career started with her travel series on The Travel Channel, ‘World of Travel’ where she was the co-host and associate producer.
As a producer, Gianna has partnered with playwright/screenwriter Richard Vetere to bring his film, ‘Caravaggio’ to life.  A modern day take on the baroque period master artist, Caravaggio, this film will shoot in Rome and Naples, Italy.
She is also currently in development with the feature film, ‘Balletomane‘  A story about a young father who enters the world of ballet to reconnect with his ballerina daughter.   This film is adapted from the Student Academy Award finalist, short film entitled, ‘Bronx Balletomane’.
She is also the producer on the award winning short film, ‘Tracks of Color’, which is currently in development as a feature film.
In 2003 Gianna also Executive Produced and acted in the independent film, ‘Ghetto Dawg’ opposite Drena DeNiro, which is currently showing on HBO.
In 2006, she Executive Produced the short film, ‘The Obscure Brother’ which was filmed in Mattera, Italy and received international awards in filmmaking by writer/director Linda DeFranco.
She lives in New York with her husband Chazz Palminteri and their children.

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