FIRST YEAR – NEW YORK
Federica Belletti is a producer based in New York. Born on the Italian Adriatic coast and raised in a shoemaker’s studio, her stories empower women and spotlight issues of social justice and class. She is a recipient of the Tribeca Film Institute All Access Program, the Arthur Krim Award in Producing and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Fellowship. She has produced award-winning shorts that have screened in 40+ festivals worldwide including the Montclair Film Festival, Hamptons Film Festival, Sydney Film Festival, OUTfest L.A. and SXSW. Her thesis, REFUGE, is distributed by AirCanada. She started out at Maven Pictures, Gamechanger Films and worked at CounterNarrative Films during the making of TRIPLE FRONTIER; she Location Managed Netflix’s DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD and Associate Produced an upcoming documentary by Film Manufacturers Inc. An MFA graduate of Columbia University’s School Of the Arts, she is developing a slate of features and TV series across Italy, the UK and USA.