Cecilia Albertini


Professional Profile:

Filmmaker with background as video editor, production assistant and development assistant.


MFA: Film Directing, 2014 - 2017

UCLA — Los Angeles, CA

BA: Film Studies, 2009 - 2013

Columbia University — New York, NY

Graduated Cum Laude

Professional Experience: 


March 2018 - Present

Editor for the feature documentary "Special Syndrome", directed by Faith Strongheart.


April 2018

Fashion Video for the online magazine Collectible DRY. 


June 2017 - January 2018

Directed the short film "Labor", starring Diana Elizabeth Torres and Francesca Inaudi.


July 2016 - December 2017

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television — Los Angeles, CA

Directed and edited the documentary “Francis Ford Coppola’s Live Cinema”, which chronicles Francis Ford Coppola’s latest Live Cinema Experiment at UCLA.


January 2017-August 2018

Directed the short film "Allegra's Body Shop", winner of the Best Comedy Award at the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival 2018.


November 2016 - June 2016

Directed the narrative short film "First Love", which premiered at the California Women Film Festival and won the Award of Merit at the Best Shorts Competition. 


September 2015 - January 2016 

Edited the narrative short film "Afuera", directed by Steven Liang, which premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2016.

Teacher’s Assistant

August 2016- June 2017

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television — Los Angeles, CA

Assisted the film faculty in the Film Department. Duties included assisting students with filming and editing, administrative tasks, managing communications between students and professors. 

Narrative Intern/Temp Assistant

June 2015 - September 2015

Participant Media — Los Angeles, CA 

Wrote coverage for scripts and books, assisted executives, scheduled meetings, handled phones, was responsible for various daily office activities. 

Video Editor

May 2013 - January 2014 

Triple8Park Pictures — New York, NY

Wrote and edited short documentary videos. 

Office Assistant

June 2012 - November 2013

Insurgent Media — New York, NY

Wrote coverage for scripts, assisted producers, was responsible for various office activities


January 2013 - June 2013

Loki Films — New York, NY 

Conducted extensive archival research for the ESPN documentary “Nine for IX: Branded”.