Born in Rome (Italy) in 1987, Daniele Pini is a director and a screenwriter. Immediately after high school, he started working for a British insurance company. Determined to convert his passion for cinema into a career, he quit his job when he received an admission to the Directing class of the Experimental Center of Cinematography in Rome. Alongside his studies he founded the production company Nikada Film, realizing commercials for television and video clips. In 2017 he directed the short film “Rocky”, which received a Rai Cinema Award at the Giffoni Film Festival, and numerous selections at other festivals. In 2020 he debuted in movie theaters with his first feature length documentary “Impressionisti Segreti”. His latest short film "Big" (2021) is a world remiere at Alice nella Città during the Festa del Cinema di Roma.