| 18 November 1957 (age 59) (1957-11-18) Livorno, Italy|
Tommaso Avellino, Barbara Avellino, Elena Avellino
David di Donatello for Best New Director
Some Say No, La matassa, Il 7 e l'8, Nati stanchi, Easy!
Salvatore Ficarra, Picone, Francesco Bruni, Paola Cortellesi, Domenico Centa
Giambattista Avellino (born 18 November 1957) is an Italian director and screenwriter.
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Born in Livorno, Avellino started his career as a comic book writer, collaborating with the magazines Skorpio and Lanciostory. He debuted as a screenwriter in 1991, for the Aldo Lado's TV-miniseries La stella del parco.
After an intense career on television, Avellino signed his first screenplay for a theatrically released film in 2002, for the Ficarra e Picone's vehicle Nati stanchi. His collaboration with the Sicilian comedy duo continued with Il 7 e l'8 and La matassa, both which they co-directed. For Il 7 e l'8 Avellino and Ficarra e Picone were nominated to David di Donatello for Best New Director and to Silver Ribbon in the same category.Screenwriter
Nati stanchi (2002)
Director and screenwriter
Il 7 e l'8 (2007)
La matassa (2009)
Some Say No (2011)