Acquisition consultant (Italy)
Chiara was born in Naples and after graduating in International Political Science, she moved toRome to attend a Master in PR, After getting her Master Degree, she started working ascopywriter and product placement consultant for various communication agencies and independent production companies. In march 2007 she joined the team of Taormina Film Festdirected by Deborah Young (The Hollywood Reporter). She started as Festival coordinator and in 2011 became Film Programmer.
She currently goes on with her activity as festival programmer with Mario Sesti, the new Festival Curator. After curating Giuseppe Tornatore’s film retrospective at the Italian Cinema week in Brasil, in 2010 she joined FILM KAIROS, an independent film production and distribution company based in Rome run by Francesco Pamphili. At Film Kairos she dealt with external relations, fund-raising, acquisitions, and product placement and worked in the production of the last documentaries by Corso Salani and MY TOMORROW by Marina Spada.
In 2011, after experimenting the festival and film production world, she decided to land in the Film journalism world by becoming coordinator, reporter and Italy correspondent for FRED FILM RADIO – The Festival Insider, an international multichannel and multilanguage web radio focusing on the film festivals’ world. She lives in Rome but every month she attends at least one film festival.
She speaks fluent English and Spanish. Her passion, apart films, is music, her first passion – she is a singer and songwriter.