Leonardo Pallenberg is born in Rome in 1982 to a half-German, half-Hungarian family. Raised in a very artistically oriented environment, Leonardo developed a great passion for cinema and Japanese animation.
After graduating high school, he attended the European Institute of Design (IED), where he achieved a B.A. degree in Digital & Virtual Design in 2006. During this time, he broadened his knowledge of various artistic aspects such as Graphic Design, Animation, Video Production and Cinema History, and began to display a particular inclination and capability for Videography.
Upon graduation, and a Filmmaking degree at the New York Film Academy in New York in 2012, Leonardo worked both in Europe and in the United States with internationally known brands such as Nike, Fanta, Budweiser, QVC, Google and the United Nations, or with Academy Award Winner celebrities such as Helen Mirren, Taylor Hackford and Stephen Lang. Moreover many jobs Leonardo worked on were premiered at international festivals and platforms including national television.