Born in Brazil and raised in Minnesota, Vera Bianchini has worked in the film industry for over a decade – specializing in film festivals. She’s worked for regional film organizations like MSP Film, Flip The Script Fest, and the Upper Midwest Film Office. Her Festival experience includes Oscar-qualifying festivals such as Chicago International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival, and Palm Springs International Film Festival. Vera’s participated on panels for Film Festival Alliance’s FilmEx Summit and Film North. Vera’s mission is to elevate artists and provide underrepresented voices a platform to share and celebrate their work while also proving the value of film in the economic development of a community.