Diana Cignoni


Diana is a German-American filmmaker who got a start in acting at an early age, working at the HB Studio in New York.  She later moved to Los Angeles where she studied with teacher Charlie Laughton, Al Pacino’s life-long mentor and friend, while performing in award-winning productions of plays by Bertolt Brecht, Samuel Beckett and most recently starring in  Harold Pinter’s A Kind of Alaska and Brian Friel’s Faith Healer at the Odyssey. It was in Los Angeles that she developed into a thoughtful independent writer and filmmaker, and her work has been recognized in multiple film festivals in the United State and Europe. Diana has also directed documentaries and fashion videos, including short films for Port Magazine, Playboy, FHM Collections and the Goethe Institute of Los Angeles. @diana.cignoni www.dianacignoni.com