Camilla Calamandrei

Rolling River Films

Camilla is an award-winning documentary filmmaker based in NYC.  She has had feature documentaries broadcast by PBS, Animal Planet and international broadcasters around the world. She is currently in post-production on a film about early adolescence called "MIDDLE SCHOOL." Camilla earned her MA in Documentary Film Production at Stanford University, and her BA in English at Brown University. In addition to her work as a filmmaker, she has worked extensively in educational content and interactive media development for The Jim Henson Company, Lego, Scholastic. She was most recently program manager for Clinton Global Initiative, CGI America. and head of public programs for Urban Green Council.


> "The Tiger Next Door"  An independently produced, feature-length documentary about the epidemic of wild animal keeping in the USA. There are more tigers in private captivity in the US than there are roaming wild in the world. 24 of them live in this Dennis Hill's backyard. (Animal Planet)

>"Prisoners in Paradise"  An independently produced, one-hour historical documentary telling the untold story of over 51,000 Italian soldiers brought to the US as prisoners of war during WWII. (PBS)