D'Adamo was the Founding Dean and then President of the Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood, CA, where he also Co-created and directed the innovative Feature Development Program.
A filmmaker out of the New York independent movement, he wrote and, with Nevina Satta, co-directed and co-produced the UNICEF-endorsed feature The Tree Of Ghibet, which played at many international film festivals. His last feature The Wrong Hands, which Nevina produced, was selected at various Festivals.
His new project, being in partnership with Cineteca Bologna, is the building of the world’s first hands-free camera designed in 1928 by Italian director Alessandro Blasetti. Amedeo has worked with many filmmakers including Roger Corman and Vicky Jensen (director of Shrek) and runs a development company for young writers in Los Angeles with Anna Thomas.
He is also the Scientific Director of the Apulia Experience, a fellowship program that joins young talented screenwriters with working producers which he has run for the Apulian Film Commission since 2008.