Maia People: Staff

Graziella Bildesheim

Programme Director

Graziella is an independent producer, involved since 1991 in the creative development and financial packaging of feature and documentary co-productions. With her Rome-based company Fabulafilm, active between 2003 and 2011, she set up and participated in a number of awarded international documentaries and features.

Since 2005 she has funded and directed a number of training initiatives such as Maia Workshops (with the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme), HERMES (2009, with Council of Europe and Eurimages) and the 2012/2013 Directors across Borders Film Workshops (with the EU Culture Programme) for filmmakers of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

She teaches at Centro Sperimentale / National Film School in Italy and is a consultant and expert assessor with European Institutions. From 2014 to 2016 she sat on the National Film Board at the Italian Ministry of Culture. She is a member of the David di Donatello Italian Film Academy and she has been elected to represent Italy on the Board of the European Academy for the two-year term 2018/2019.


Intensive Training For Emerging Producers

Applications to the Marketing & Distribution workshop will be open from June 13 to July 22.    

26 to 30 March 2018

Building Our Identity

Deadline Extended deadline to 18 February.
18 to 22 June 2018

Developing Entrepreneurial Skills

Deadline 29 April 2018
13 to 17 September 2018

Sales & Promotion

Deadline 22 July 2018