Pietro Scalia - Details


PIETRO SCALIA won an Academy Award®, a BAFTA and an Eddie Award from America Cinema Editors for his work on Oliver Stone’s JFK. He also received an Oscar® and A.C.E. nomination for editing Gus Van Sant’s Good Will Hunting.

Scalia previously worked with director Ridley Scott on Gladiator and G.I. Jane. He has also edited Bernardo Bertolucci’s Little Buddha and Stealing Beauty, and Sam Raimi’s The Quick and the Dead. Among his other credits as editor are Playing by Heart and The Big Hit.

Italian-born Scalia moved from Switzerland to the U.S. to pursue a filmmaking education and received his MFA in Film and Theater Arts from UCLA in 1985. He began his career as an assistant editor for Oliver Stone on Wall Street and Talk Radio. He went on to contribute as an associate editor on Born on the Fourth of July and as an additional editor on The Doors.


  • 17th March 1960 - Birth