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Dword_avatar Tina Difeliciantonio


Public Bio

Tina DiFeliciantonio has been a partner, with Jane C. Wagner, in
Naked Eye Productions since 1988. Their critically acclaimed work has
been screened at museums, film festivals, educational institutions,
and, broadcast in countries throughout the world. Their collaboration
began while at Stanford University's Masters Film Program, where
DiFeliciantonio made her directing debut with the National Emmy
Award-winning film Living With AIDS and Wagner, the award-winning
Hearts & Quarks.

Their work includes: Girls Like Us, which has garnered a number of
top honors including a National Emmy for Outstanding Cultural Program
and the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 1997 Sundance
Film Festival (PBS, The Sundance Channel & foreign television); Two Or
Three Things But Nothing For Sure, which was nominated for a National
Emmy (PBS, The Sundance Channel, & foreign television); Walk This Way,
an award-winning documentary special on understanding diversity (USA
Networks & foreign television); Tom's Flesh, winner of the 1995
Sundance Film Festival Award for Achievement in Short Filmmaking
(Showtime & Channel 4 UK); Culture Wars, a program in the series The
Question of Equality (PBS & Channel 4 UK); and Una Donna, which was
aired as part of NPR's Legacies: Tales From America.

In addition to their own films, they have worked on a number of
independent docs and features, such as the recent Sundance
award-winner Scout's Honor (Cinematography), Next Wave's Keep The
River On Your Right (Editorial Consultant), HBO's Reno Finds Her Mom
(Editor & Co-Producer), Sue Marcoux's Twinsburg, OH: Some Kind of
Weird Twin Thing (Co-Producers, Cinematographer & Sound Recordist);
Mira Nair's Kama Sutra (Associate Producer); HBO's Truman and Citizen
Cohn (Production Associate); Jonathan Demme's Philadelphia (Assistant
Auditor); and the critically acclaimed independent feature My New Gun
(Sundance New Producers Fellow).

DiFeliciantonio and Wagner have lectured at universities and
participated on various panels and juries, including the Sundance Film
Festival and the Emmy Awards. Support for their work has come from
organizations such as the American Film Institute, the National
Endowment for the Arts, the Independent Television Service, the Women
In Film Foundation, the California Council for the Humanities, and the
New York State Council for the Arts. They are members of The Academy
of Television Arts & Sciences.

Wagner and DiFeliciantonio recently completed Series Producing
/Executive Producing the premiere season of "Code Blue," 13 one-hour
programs about Charity Hospital in New Orleans for The Learning
Channel, and, contributed to an upcoming HBO special, They
were also awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship for their upcoming
historical documentary Silent Voices, on the marginalization of women
and independent filmmakers during cinema's silent era. They are in
development with several new projects for cable television and will be
teaching at Swarthmore College in 2002.