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Lucia Aniello is an Italian-born American director, writer, and producer. She is best known for her work on Comedy Central's Broad City. She is a director and executive producer for the Netflix series, "The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix Series)" with Ann M. Martin, Rachel Shulkert, Naia Cucukov, Michael De Luca, Ashley Glazier, and Lucy Kitada.

Biography[]

Aniello was born in Italy and grew up in Hadley, Massachusetts, where her parents owned Italian restaurants, before moving to New York City. In 2004, she graduated from Columbia University, where she was a film and media studies major and studied with film critic Andrew Sarris. She also played D1 varsity tennis for Columbia.

Career[]

Aniello is an alumna of the Upright Citizens Brigade, an improvisational and sketch comedy group founded in 1990 by a group of comedians including Amy Poehler who is an executive producer of Broad City.

Aniello and Paul W. Downs met at a Upright Citizens Brigade Level One improvisational comedy class. Aniello and Downs began working together on a series of digital shorts and improv. They started their own website and comedy production company called Paulilu Productions. Together they have been writing, directing and acting in digital shorts since 2007. Some of their most well-known web series include The Diary of Zac Efron and The Real Housewives of South Boston. She also co-wrote and directed the first commercial for "Dollar Shave Club".

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