Gianfranco Giagni was born in Rome.
He was assistant director for movie director Mauro Bolognini and for Tv director Alberto Negrin.
He completed his first video clips for several Italian singers (Vasco Rossi, Fabio Concato, Loredana Bertè, Matia Bazar, Ron) as well as non-Italian singers (Miguel Bose', and Madness).
He directed television programs and dramas for both RAI and MEDIASET.
He directed Claudio Monteverdi's "Orfeo" along with theatre director Luca Ronconi.
He shot a mistery set in Rome, "Giallo e nero"; and a movie set in Marseille, "Faits divers" in which theives, prostitutes, lawyers of the mafia all portray themsevles.
He directed two movies: the most recent one, "Nella
terra di nessuno" (In No-Man's Land; 2001) with Ben Gazzara, Maya
Sansa and Massimo Bellinzoni, was presented in various film festivals
among which Taormina Filmfestival and the Grolle d'oro of Saint Vincent.