MEET CRISTINA PIEMONTE, THE ITALIAN DIRECTOR WHO SETS MILESTONES AT THE TOP OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY.
Cristina Piemonte is an Italian director based in Los Angeles, California. Born and raised in Udine, Italy, Cristina first began her career in entertainment as a professional dancer.
At 14 years old, she was selected for a national musical and afterwards danced within a company for six years before being selected for a television show. In 2007, Cristina moved to NYC and quickly established herself as a successful dancer and choreographer, performing and choreographing on tours, music videos, commercials, television and film. Cristina has worked with well known music artists like Ne-yo, Pitbull, Marc Anthony, T Pain, Pharrel Williams, EVE, Daft Punk and Jason Derulo to name a few. She has also worked on huge productions such as the critically acclaimed film "LA LA Land", the blockbuster “Let Me Explain" starring Kevin Hart, and shows like Cirque Du Soleil, So You Think You Can Dance, The Victoria Secret Fashion Show to name a few.
Picture: Cristina & Evander Holyfield
Cristina’s knowledge of movement, energy, and musicality eventually bridged the gap into film. In 2012, she relocated to Los Angeles and shortly thereafter began pursuing a career behind the camera.
From a young age, Cristina felt a strong draw towards filmmaking and this fascination and passion for films led her to study every aspect of the process. A true talent, she became knowledgeable not only in directing, but in producing, cinematography and editing.
Her tenacity and focus have brought mesmerizing projects to life and given her unique background, Cristina is the perfect candidate to capitalize on the dualities of performance and production. She has directed international pieces featuring some of today’s most prominent names.
Cristina's work ranges from documentaries, films to commercials and music videos. Some of her credits include Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men, Macy Grey, Paris Hilton, Evander Holyfield, The Today Show, BMW, Footlocker, Everlast, and Hollywood Access. Cristina continues to rise with grace, determination and success. She is a talent to watch out for.
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