Story consultant, Documentary Doctor - USA
Internationally renowned author, speaker and story consultant Fernanda Rossi has doctored more than 300 documentaries, fiction scripts and fundraising samples, including two nominated for the Academy Award® and many that went on to receive funds from ITVS in the U.S. and NFB in Canada. She has given her workshops and lectures in more than 12 countries for more than 40 film organizations and at all major world markets and conferences, including Hot Docs in Canada, Sunny Side of the Doc in France, Sheffield Doc/Fest in the UK. In addition, she’s a much sought-after trainer for special programs and grant evaluator for foundations. Her columns and articles have been published in trade publications, such as The Independent in the United States and DOX in Europe. She is the author of what is now considered the bible for making fundraising samples, Trailer Mechanics: How to Make Your Documentary Fundraising Demo, 2nd Edition.