Manager, Documentary Fund, Documentary Film Program
Paola joined the Sundance Institute DFP team in 2018 to manage the Film Fund and all its activities. For over four years, Paola managed non-fiction programs for the NY based non-profit IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project), including the Documentary Labs and Spotlight On Documentaries, the non-fiction component of the IFP Project Forum. Prior to joining IFP, Paola supported grant-making and productions at Cinereach. Paola started her career in London, working in both festival programming and documentary production. She is currently an adviser for the newly born DocLands (CA Film Institute). Paola holds a dual degree in Social Anthropology and Media from Goldsmiths, University of London.