Christina Piovesan is the founder and principle of First Generation Films, a production company dedicated to telling stories with distinctive and diverse points of view. Past films include the Cannes Winner “Amreeka” directed by Cherien Dabis; Palm Springs Peoples Choice Winner “The Whistleblower” directed by Larysa Kondracki and starring Rachel Weisz; “LIFE” directed by Anton Corbijn; “Regression” directed by Academy Award winning director Alejandro Amenabar starring Ethan Hawke. FGF also produced Chloë Sevigny’s directorial debut “Kitty,” which closed Critics Week at Cannes in 2016 and premiered on Refinery29’s Shatterbox Anthology.
Most recently, FGF produced Patricia Rozema’s “Mouthpiece” selected to open Special Presentations at TIFF 2018. Upcoming commercial releases include “Paper Year,” written and directed by Rebecca Addelman and starring Eve Hewson and “Strange But True” directed by Rowan Athale, which will be released by CBS Films later this year.
Producer Christina Piovesan’s recent collaboration with Elevation Productions, a newly formed production arm of Elevation Pictures, has her in post-production on Semi Chellas’ directorial debut “American Woman” starring Hong Chau and Sarah Gadon. Upcoming films include “Dali Land” directed by Mary Harron and starring Sir Ben Kingsley.