Stefano Tealdi

Stefano was born in Johannesburg and studied in Italy where he co-founded Stefilm. Since 1988, he has produced several documentaries, such as “Vinylmania” (Goteburg IFF, Chicago Int. Movies and Music Festival, Rotterdam IFF…), “Char, no man’s island” (Golden Kapok Guangzhou, Special Mention DIFF- Dubai, Berlinale Forum 2013), “The queen of silence” (IDFA 2014; Doc Point – Helsinki 2015; Silver Horn best doc at Krakow IFF 2015; Golden Nanook – Grand Prix Best Doc Flahertiana IDF Perm 2015; Best Doc Let’s Cee IFF Vienna 2015).

Founder member of FERT (Filming with a European Regard in Turin), he directed 17 editions of the annual workshop Documentary in Europe. He chaired European Documentary Network and he is national coordinator for INPUT, Television in the Public Interest. He tutors on film production and pitching for organizations such as Venice Biennale, Cannes Film Festival, Durban Film Mart, EAVE, Festival des 3 continents, Torino Film Lab…