Cecilia Albertini

Resume

Professional Profile:

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


Education:

MFA: Film Directing, 2014 - 2017

UCLA — Los Angeles, CA

BA: Film Studies, 2009 - 2013

Columbia University — New York, NY

Graduated Cum Laude


Professional Experience: 

Editor

March 2018 - Present

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


Director/Editor

April 2018

Fashion Video for the online magazine Collectible DRY. 


Writer/Director

June 2017 - January 2018

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


Director/Editor

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.


Writer/Director

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.


Writer/Director

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. 


Editor

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


Intern

January 2013 - June 2013

Loki Films — New York, NY 

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