About Elisa Cucinelli

Elisa Cucinelli is a french Filmmaker/art director based between Berlin and Beijing. She has a wealth of experience in multimedia production, having worked across the creative and documentary fields, primarily as a director and on post-production. She was born in Paris in 1985 and started learning classic painting at the age of 10. In 2007 she graduated Textile and design at ENSAAMA in Paris and then moved to Berlin where she started producing videos while she was studying visual communication at Kunsthochschule Weissensee.

She started producing music and fashion videos, live installations in collaboration with different artists in Berlin. She moved to China in 2012 to create the visuals for a new Club.

Since then she has been working as a Freelancer director and editor, trying to focus more on documentary story-telling and visual experimentation on the other side using crossed mediums such as projection, stop motion and animation.

In 2015, she edited the long feature documentary from Zhao Liang: “Behemoth” and has worked for clients like the Guardians, Leap Magazine, CNBC, Vogue China, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Mini Cooper, Toyota, Nike, Stoli Vodka, Huawei, Baidu, French Embassy, British Council, European Union, Zaha Hadid Architects, Roland Garros, etc and directed fashion and music videos for La Feline, Nova Heart, Yasar Spörndli & Laura Krauthausen and Tatachristiane.