Elena is a director of photography and is of Italian nationality. She and has an distinguished background in art and architecture including: I.U.A.V in Venice and U.C.L. in London. She developed several projects in the area of art and visual arts in Brazil, Italy and Argentina. Elena is a filmmaker with twenty years of experience. She studied cinematography at the London Filmmakers Independent Coop and has held various roles in the field of film and television. Her professional training includes mentors such as Vittorio Storaro, Abbas Kiarostami, Carlo Lizzani, Fernando Solanas, Manuel de Oliveira and Peter Grenaway. In her capacity as director of photography she has worked with diverse directors, which include G. Muskala (“Vito’s Way”, 2006), P. Demarzo (“Punti di Vista”, 2005, candidato ao David de Donatello 2006), Pasquale Marino (“A felicidade não é alegre”, 2014), Victor Nascimento (“A ancora do Marujo” 2014) e Anahí Borges (“Pety Pode Tudo”, 2012, “As aventuras de Pety”, 2018 e “É tempo de amoras” (2019 – in preparation). Elena conducts workshops in Brazil and Italy. Her courses include: 3D graphics and 3D architectural modeling, still photography, video and photography directing.