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Gia Rigoli

Gia Rigoli is a Los Angeles-based Mexican-American film producer who made her producing debut at the age of 20 with the feature film, Rock Steady Row. The film premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival and won both the Narrative Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Best Narrative Film. Gia holds a BFA in Creative Producing from Chapman University and was mentored by Michael Apted. Her senior thesis film was a Student Academy Award Finalist.

Gia has been recognized for her talent by various film industry programs including Berlinale Talents, Project Involve Producing Fellowship, Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellowship, NALIP Producer’s Incubator Lab, PGA Create, and Rotterdam Producing Lab Fellowship. She is currently an inaugural fellow of Film Independent's Imaginar Producer's Residency. She founded Discordia, a production company, in 2020 with her frequent collaborators. Their work has received support from Locarno, Film Independent, The Gotham, Tribeca, PGA, and SFFilm.


Selected Awards

Imaginar Producer's Residency (2023)

Tribeca Untold Stories (2022)

Rotterdam Producing Lab Fellow (2022)

PGA Create Fellow (2021)

NALIP Producer Incubator Lab (2021)

Best Film, Anchorage - Oldenburg International Film Festival (2021)

Film Independent Fast Track (2020)

IFP Week No Borders International Co-Production Market (2020)

SFFilm Westridge Grant Winner (2020)

Sundance Institute Talent Forum (2020)

Venice Production Bridge (2019)

Berlinale Talents (2019)

Film Independent Project Involve (2019)

Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellowship (2019)

Student Academy Award Nominee (2018)
Narrative Grand Jury Prize, Rock Steady Row - Slamdance Film Festival (2018)
Audience Award for Best Narrative Film, Rock Steady Row - Slamdance Film Festival (2018)
Audience Award for Best Narrative Film, Rock Steady Row - Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (2018)



*Selected Fimography


This Closeness, 2023 / Dir. Kit Zauhar

Patria Y Muerte, In Development / Dir. Veronica Kompalic

Paper Trail, In Development / Dir. Rachael Moton

The Weight of Land, In Development / Dir. Daniel Drummond 

Plastico, 2022 / Dir. Veronica Kompalic

Anchorage, 2021 / Dir. Scott Monahan

Birds Without Feathers, 2019 / Dir. Wendy McColm

Desert Shores, 2018 / Dir. Michael Stevantoni 

Rock Steady Row, 2018 / Dir. Trevor Stevens


Scotty's Vag, 2023 / Dir. Chaconne Martin-Berkowicz

A Summer Job, 2022 / Dir. Joie Estrella Horwitz & Sergi Castella

October Mourning, 2022 / Dir. Frederick Thornton 

When There Was Water, 2022 / Dir. Nicole Otero

Bottle Bomb!!!, 2021 / Dir. Frida Perez 

Mary, Mary Quite Contrary / Dir. Rachael Moton

La Gloria, 2019 / Dir. Mary Evangelista 

Swim, 2019 / Dir. Enrique Unzueta 

The Great Family, 2019 / Dir. Gus Krieger

Nintendo - "Generations", 2019 / Dir. Trevor Stevens 

The Girl, 2018 / Dir. Wendy McColm 

Transient Passengers, 2018 / Dir. Natalia Hermida 

*Student Academy Award Finalist

Love Hurts, 2017 / Dir. Trevor Stevens

Gamberger, 2017 / Dir. Natalia Hermida

Carmensita, 2017 / Dir. Emiliana Ammirata

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