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 Legal & Financial workshop will be open from 6 to 29 April.    

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