Paola Mottura

Paola has recently joined the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program (DFP) team to manage the Film Fund and all its activities. For over four years, Paola has 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, and fell in love with LA while working with the Sundance Documentary Labs and Artist Support team. Paola started her career in London, working in both festival programming and documentary production. She is currently an adviser for the Swiss documentary festival Visions Du Reel and the newly born DocLands (CA FilmInstitute). Paola holds a dual degree in Social Anthropology and Media from Goldsmiths, University of London.