Riccardo Milani (Rome, 15 april 1958) is an italian screenwriter and film director.
He began his career as assistant director for Nanni Moretti, Mario Monicelli and Daniele Luchetti, debuting as director in 1997 with the feature film Good Luck Professor, followed in 1999 by La guerra degli Antò.
For TV, as well as directing several advertisements (including the renowned ads for Telecom Italia in 2000 codirected with Marcello Cesena and featuring comedian Daniele Luttazzi), he directed the series Homicide Squad and the miniseries Il sequestro Soffiantini. He returned to the big screen in 2003 with the feature film The Soul’s Place, which he also wrote.
In 2007 he directed the film Piano, solo, featuring Kim Rossi Stuart, Jasmine Trinca, Michele Placido and Paola Cortellesi, his current spouse. In 2008 he directed Rebecca, featuring Alessio Boni, Cristiana Capotondi and Mariangela Melato.
In 2011 Italian state TV flagship channel Rai Uno aired his two-episode miniseries Atelier Fontana – Le sorelle della moda, featuring Alessandra Mastronardi, Anna Valle and Federica De Cola.
In 2015 he gave us yet another TV drama, È arrivata la felicità, directing the first four episodes, before handing the series over to director Francesco Vicario.