Born in February 1985, Gioacchino Petronicce started to study psychology and philosophy at the university in Toulouse and later integrated the ESAV (Superior School of Broadcast) from October 2008 to June 2012. There he studied film direction with a specialization in Sound. He is interested in experimental and ambient atmosphere.
He began to work as a director in 2012. After several short films he created on his own, he collaborated on his first commercial in 2012. In May 2013, he directed with success the short film Whisper for the promotion of the YDA festival (Young Director Award), where he was in competition in the Video Art category for his film Game Over.
He is currently working on his first feature film.


WON Bronze award in Films TV/cinema/web (2017 ICAD Awards)
WON Bronze award in TV/Online or Cinema for Best Direction (2016 Kinsale Shark Festival)
Best of All Entries at the porsche international film award (2016 Porsche Award)
WON Prize in Film Cinema (Club des Directeurs Artistiques 2014)
WON Award in Film (2014 NEW YORK Festivals)
WON Mobius award in Cinema / in-flight (2013 MOBIUS AWARDS)
WON Silver award in Recreation & Leisure (2013 EPICA AWARDS)
WON Gold award in Media & entertainment (2013 Golden Award of Montreux)
WON Bronze award in Film (2013 CRISTAL FESTIVAL)
WON Bronze award in Art Direction (2013 CICLOPE AWARDS)
WON Bronze award in Editing (2013 CICLOPE AWARDS)