Talent Guide

Francesca Di Amico

  • Discipline:Director, Producer
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2013


Francesca Di Amico is a writer/director of commercial, new media and independent films. She is the recipient of 29 film awards including C. VanWinkle Award for creating closed circuit TV programs about young filmmakers and the influence of art in politics. She recently wrote and directed, Under One Sun, an eight-episode campaign with music by recording artist Moby. The project was created for National Geographic’s Cause an Uproar effort to raise awareness about the decline of the big cats living in the wild. In 2011, The United Nations commissioned Di Amico to direct a piece on population with actor Robin Wright. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art honored her as an up & coming director for the film La Milonga. She also adapted the screenplay The Stamp Collector, based on V. Iyenger’s acclaimed short story, No Letter from Mother, set during the Partition of India. While developing the feature, she was hired as a writer for John Daly & Miracle Entertainment, The Yari Group and others. She graduated from Art Center College of Design. Her thesis film is a family drama, Silence Living In Houses that screened at 63 film festivals internationally and won 19 awards. The film was recognized by the Anti Defamation League, and Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. One reporter wrote of the film,…the emotions penetrate the screen through exquisite directing and realistic dialogue…the result is powerful

Current Project

Mary Woronov, Cult Queen from Warhol to Corman


The documentary explores the enigma of actress and artist, Mary Woronov and chronicles her colorful career spanning from her work with Andy Warhol to Roger Corman that sealed her reputation as a Cult Queen