Born in Tricase, Luigi starts at a very early age his career as a photographer, moves to Rome and works for the most important agencies in the field till the end of the 90s. He then transfers to the USA: first to New York and then LA where he lives, and there he builds a name and career working for top international magazines around the world. In 1997 he founds the magazine “La Dolce Vita”, a monthly bilingual issue promoting Italian culture in La. From 1998 he is the founder and executive director of the first Italian Film Festival in Los Angeles “LAIFA- Los Angeles Italian Film Awards”. In 2004 starts and directs the Salento International Film Festival, based in Salento, and works as a producer and film distributor as well as organizer of international movie events around the world.