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Vera Zambonelli

Founder and Executive Director, Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking
Honolulu, HI US
Available for Freelance
Open To Mentoring
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Emmy™ award winning filmmaker, educator, and researcher based in Hawaiʻi. She founded Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking in 2011 to promote gender equity in the film industry, and launched initiatives like the Wāhine in Film Lab and Making Media That Matters, providing support for thousands of women and genderqueer individuals in Hawaiʻi. Vera co-produces and co-directs Reel Wāhine of Hawaiʻi series and teaches at the University of Hawaiʻi West Oʻahu Academy for Creative Media. She is a member of the Creative Resurgence Collective, committed to fostering a thriving future for Hawaiʻ and the catalyst of the Hawaiʻi Media Makers Coalition.