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People in the box

Giuliano Papadia

CEO & Creative Director

Giuliano served as Director of Non-Linear Programming Strategy in FNG, having been instrumental in the launch of FOX+ and NG+ across Europe. He was previously Director of Channels for Bulgaria and Balkans, having overseen the company’s editorial strategy for both scripted and non-scripted channels.

Aldo Olcese

Spanish Advisor

With more than ten books published about social economy and Governance, Aldo is considered one of Europe’s leading humanists in Southern Europe. He is the former Chairman of the Coalition of Creators and Industries of Cultural and Audiovisual Contents of Spain. He acts as BlackBox’s advisor for all things Spanish. He is fluent in Spanish, Italian, English and French.

Shefali Malhoutra

Development Producer

Shefali is an experienced drama producer and script executive in the UK market and beyond. She has worked at ITV, HBO Europe and BBC Worldwide Mumbai, among other roles. Shefali works across the English language slate.

Naneen Baden

Business & Legal Affairs

Naneen received her B.F.A. in Radio-TV-Film before attending SMU Dedman School of Law where she received her J.D. Naneen negotiates and drafts all manner of agreements to meet the diverse and changing needs of Blackbox. She is fluent in English and Hebrew.

Chiara Cardoso

Head of Development

Following a First Class Degree in Art History and Philosophy from Durham University, Chiara worked for established UK indies before co-producing her first low budget feature, 'Sunburn', now available on Amazon. Chiara oversees the entire BlackBox development slate and works closely with the CEO throughout the company’s many operations. She is fluent in English, Italian and French.

Jackson Gregory

Development Assistant International

Jackson studied at the London Film School where he graduated with an MA in screenwriting. Alongside a first-class degree in Creative Writing from the University of Winchester, he has written short films (including 'Indefinitely' produced by BlackBox) and worked as a runner at Twickenham Studios. He oversees the English and International development slate.

Elettra Capuano

Development Assistant Italy

Elettra studied Philosophy at Milan State University, where she graduated with full marks cum laude. Prior to joining BlackBox Multimedia, she worked in theatre as an Assistant Director and Dramaturg. Elettra is in charge of overseeing the Italian development slate. She is fluent in English, Italian and French.