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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.

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 Executive

Jackson studied at the London Film School where he graduated with an MA in screenwriting. He has written short films (including 'Indefinitely' produced by BlackBox) and worked as a studio runner at Twickenham Film Studios. He oversees the English language development slate.

Marijose Sapina

Development Assistant Spain / LATAM

Graduate of The International Film & TV School of Paris, Majo has worked as an assistant director, production assistant and art director. In Barcelona, she has worked for Amazon Prime, HBO & Netflix as a third AD and production coordination assistant. Majo oversees the Spanish language slate. She is fluent in Spanish, English and French.

Naneen Baden

Head of Business 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.

Lucia Lobifaro

Legal & Business Affairs Executive

Lucia’s background in law firms allows her to conceive legal, financing and business developments strategies across a wide variety of projects. She is also an independent producer, specialising in short film, audiovisual projects and documentaries. Her work has been broadcast on Amazon Prime, National Geographic and Sky Arte.

Francesco Paglioli

Producer

Francesco has always loved filmmaking and started his production company in 1995. In 2003 became executive producer for a 30 episodes series for RAI, starting his involvement in the italian mainstream industry.

Arnica Miakista

Head of Production

Arnica previously worked at IMG (Premier League), Marvel (Red Clay Studios), Spier Films and as an independent producer. With an MA in Business of Film Producing from Metfilm London, she has worked in development and film/tv production with a main focus on co-production deals across SA, UK and USA. She oversees the UK production at Blackbox.

Elettra Capuano

Development Producer

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.

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.