Participant profile: Cristiana Farina

We travel south to Italy today to meet screenwriter and producer, Cristiana Farina.

Cristiana Farina

Cristiana Farina

Cristiana began screenwriting by co-writing the feature film Giovani e belli (Poor But Beautiful, 1996), and writing for the television series Un posto al sole (A Place in the Sun, 1996). Afterwards, she went on to create two of the the most popular soap operas in Italy: Vivere (Live, 1999) and Centovetrine (2001).

She’s also the creator, scriptwriter and creative producer of Amiche Mie (My Friends, 2008) a twelve-episode television comedy that follows four modern women in Milan.

Cristiana has also co-written the feature films Sono Postivio (Are Positive, 1999), Un amore perfetto (Perfect Love, 2002), and  Melissa P (2005), the latter is based on the memoir by Melissa Panarello.

Currently, she is working on concepts for two television series which have been commissioned by Canale 5.


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