Services Provided: Film/Video Editing
Languages Spoken: Italian, English, French, Spanish
Biography: Vanessa Crocini is an Italian documentary filmmaker and journalist currently living in Los Angeles. She graduated in Film from University of Bologna after being an exchange student at University of California, Santa Barbara. After completing a Certificate Program in Entertainment Studies at UCLA, she developed her interest in documentaries. Some of her works include a short documentary The Night Belongs to Me about her LA old neighbor and former gang member Reggie, a web series for the Italian Bonsai TV called High School Love about the American teenage world in the high schools of Los Angeles, music videos for Italian and African artists, spec commercials for Current TV (G1 Phone, Axe, Nissan) and Google. Vanessa worked in several film and documentary productions in Italy, Los Angeles and Africa. She contributes for several Italian film magazines and blogs (CineClandestino, Ildocumentario.it, Cineblog, Velvet Cinema) with reviews, articles and interviews as the only US correspondent. Her first feature length award winning documentary, Get Together Girls was produced by Vasco Rossi, the most famous Italian rockstar, for whom she shot the music video Mary Luise. Vanessa recently joined SIMA (Social Impact Media Awards) as one of the members of the selection committee.