Cinematographer, editor and EMMY® Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Giovanni P. Autran operates out of GOOD LOOK, a studio in Brooklyn.
Giovanni's recent commercial work includes Arctic Monkeys' Acoustic Sessions (Dir) for Domino Recording Company, Arcade Fire's The Reflektors and Meet Astro Saulter for The Creators Project (DP) and Supreme's Rolex (DP).
This past September, Giovanni handheld camera on Sebastian Silva's latest feature film, NASTY BABY (in post production).
As director of photography at PERIODS. Films, Breakup at a Wedding is Giovanni's first narrative feature film. This romantic comedy is directed by close collaborator, Victor Quinaz, produced by Anonymous Content (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Before the Door Pictures (Margin Call). The movie was released by Oscilloscope Labs last summer and is available on hulu.
For over two years, Giovanni has been editing for Nuba Reports, a video journalism organization in Sudan's Nuba Mountains. With journalism banned in the region, Nuba Reports offers the only continuing coverage of the conflict.
In early 2011, Giovanni started a live music video showcase called, GEMS. At gemsnyc.com, the music blog scene watches verité films of the best live performances by burgeoning artists in New York City's most intimate venues.
Voyage of the Vezo is Giovanni's short environmental documentary filmed on the remote southwest coast of Madagascar. In 2009, it was broadcast on the KRCB series, Natural Heroes and won an EMMY® in 2010.