Dea Gjinovci

Dea Gjinovci

Dea Gjinovci, a Swiss-Albanian film director and producer. She splits her time between Paris, London and Geneva. She is a 2019 Film Independent Fellow and a Sundance Talent Forum 2019 alumna. Her award-winning documentary short Sans le Kosovo won the Best National Film award at Dokufest 2017. Wake Up on Mars, her feature-length documentary debut, received support from the Sundance Film Institute and the Ford Foundation JustFilms and was selected for the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. In 2018, together with her fellow filmmaker Antoine Goldet, Dea co-founded “Amok Films”, a documentary film company based in Paris. Dea´s work has been described as “a pure embodiment of human dignity” with a sense of “beauty, poetry, sensitivity and wonder”.