Director | Director of Photography
Bruno Federico is an Emmy-award-winning Italian filmmaker and director of photography based in New York City. He regularly films for PBS documentaries and specials. His coverage of Colombia’s peace process was recognized with a 2017 Overseas Press Club Award with Nadja Drost, a Pulitzer Center grantee. In the 2021 the series he filmed and produced about one of the world's most deadly migration corridors won an Emmy, a Peabody Award, a National Headliner and an Hinzpeter Award.
Federico's work focuses on social and environmental issues. He has filmed and directed several documentary films, including El Gigante (The Giant), which picked up special mentions at international film festivals, and Apuntando al Corazón (Striking the Heart), a critical examination of the Colombian military’s propaganda campaigns.
He is in the process of creating a documentary about FARC rebels making the transition from war to peace in Colombia’s peace process.
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