Women Make Movies Women Make Movies View Cart
Women Make Movies
Find


 

Valentina Canavesio

Valentina Canavesio is a documentary film and television producer whose debut feature, Footprint, premiered at the Sheffield Doc/Fest in 2016. Her feature work also includes producing These Birds Walk (2013), My Italian Secret (2014), One Day On Earth (2011) and Welcome to Detroit (2010). Between them, the films have premiered and screened at SXSW, Hot Docs, and the United Nations.

Her television work includes having produced the highest rated specials of Italian Public televisionís longest running show, Linea Verde. Most recently, she helped produce two North American pilot shows: hidden stories behind the food we eat with Mark Bittman as the host, and an investigative news magazine on MSNBC for social and environmental issues.

Her passion for social justice issues has led her around the world for various NGOs and the UN producing short-form content in places such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan and the Philippines, often as a one-woman crew. From this work, her film Biblioburro, shot in Colombia, aired repeatedly on PBS and was selected as one of the audienceís favorite stories of the year. The film was later turned into a childrenís book that has been translated into five languages.

Valentina holds a BA with honors from the University of Southern California and a Master's degree in International Affairs from Sciences-Po University in Paris. She was selected as one of the up-and-coming filmmakers of 2010 for the Berlinale Talent Campus. (2/17)


Footprint: Population, Consumption and Sustainability
A film by Valentina Canavesio, 2016, 82 min., Color

FOOTPRINT takes a dizzying spin around the globe, witnessing population explosions, overconsumption, limited resources, and expert testimony as to wha...



go to year view by subject view by title view by maker



  Sign up to get our monthly newsletter delivered by email.



You'll get the latest info on WMM films, filmmakers, new releases and worldwide events.
Read the current issue and subscribe!

amazon amazon
 
WMM offers film collections
on a variety of specific subject areas, including the
African American Collection, films from Latin America, the Girls Project, Beyond the Veil and more.



Deep discounts are available when you purchase multiple films. More details.






 
© Women Make Movies, 2005
site map

Women Make Movies is a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitiates the production, promotion, distribution, and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women. contact us