Valentina Leotta

Project Manager @ AIV

Ph.D. in Film Studies.

Author for cinema, theater, TV, radio, and web format, for a few years she has been also an executive producer. She worked for several Italian companies including Rai Cinema, Jean Vigo Italia, Ascent Film, TaoDue, Paco Cinematografica.

From 2005 to 2015 she was also Graduate Teaching Assistant at “Sapienza” University of Rome:

– Graduate Teaching Assistant for the chairs of Theories and Techniques of Film Language, Theory and Techniques of Filmmaking and Cultural Products Adaptation

– Coordinator and teacher at CineMaster, a university Master in Screen-writing and Video game Direction

– Coordinator and author at Cinemonitor – Cinema and Media Entertainment Observatory.

In 2017 she founded the Cultural Association “Donne in Regia” (Women in Direction) and began working as Project Manager at AIV – Italian Academy of Video Games, where she is also a lecturer in Narrative Design and Event Manager at LEVEL UP – Rome Developer Conference.

Among her publications is “Il narrative designer”, written with Luca De Dominicis, in I mestieri del videogioco. le figure professionali di un mercato del lavoro in espansione (Dino Audino Editore, 2019).