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Italian Cinematographer Giulia Governo

Published on July 17, 2020

Giulia Governo is an inquisitive Italian cinematographer who has traveled the world finding the beauty and nuances of life and bringing it to her craft. From the Nordic landscapes of Norway to the endless dunes of the Sahara, from Brisbane to Petra, Giulia’s travels have helped develop her expertise as a DP, and influenced how she views each story, its world, and what is needed to enrich the cinematic experience.

She finds happiness in developing and capturing the meta-actions, intent, visual layers, and depth needed for creating powerful stories. Her way of envisioning can be seen in award-winning and nominated films, like Broken Angels, nominated as Best Movie at Los Angeles CineFest. The horror film Plenum which was nominated as Best Short at Terror Film Festival, and the expressionistic Zelma’s Unfinished Business which won Best Avantgarde short at Zedfest Film Festival.

Giulia also had the pleasure of working with Academy Award winner Martin Conn on a proof-of-concept, and Emmy nominee Victoria Larimore on the dramatic short Grey.

Originally from Turin, a historical and mystical gem, her parents encouraged her to explore art, music, and travel at an early age. Hence began her deep love of photography, film, symbolism, and story.

Giulia trained and graduated from the well-known European Institute of Design, where she earned a degree in Photography. She continued her cinematic studies at Los Angeles’s New York Film Academy and UCLA Extension.

Next up on Giulia’s docket are an exciting post-apocalyptic war film and an empowering immigration tale base on a true story.

Staff Writer