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Bruno Federico is an Italian videographer, editor and documentary filmmaker based in New York.

He has produced, shot and edited reports from various Latin American countries, working regularly for PBS NewsHour and CCTV America.

In 2017 he won the Overseas Press Club Award for best coverage in Latin America.

He has also shot and directed several documentary films, including “El Gigante” (The Giant) that picked up special mentions at international film festivals, and “Apuntando al Corazón” (Striking the Heart), a critical examination of the Colombian military’s propaganda campaigns.

Currently he is in production on a documentary film with his partner, Nadja Drost, about FARC rebels making the transition from war to peace in Colombia’s peace process.
He came to filmmaking and journalism after working for many years with trade unions and human rights organizations, and enjoys the opportunities journalism and filmmaking gives him to keep exploring and exposing issues he has long cared about, focusing on social and environmental conflicts.