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Emanuela Barbano

Emanuela Barbano


Audience Designer, Production


Audience Design Participant 2014


Emanuela Barbano is based in Torino, Italy. Graduated in Economics and Business with a degree in Marketing, in 2000 she started a twelve-year long career in the advertising industry, covering different positions. She managed and coordinated national and international multimedia communication campaigns for many clients in several different fields, working for primary international advertising companies.

In 2012, her career took a different turn, expanding into the movie production, where she started working as a creative producer. Since then, she has been a partner of Duel: FIlm (, a Turin based young, independent production company.

She produced some short film and is currently developing two feature documentaries and two feature films.

In 2013 she attended the Maia training programme for emerging producers and in 2014 she attended Torino FIlm Lab in the Audience Design program.

company profile

Duel: Film
Duel:Film is an independent production company based in Turin, Italy.
Since 2007 we are working locally and globally gathering partners on European and international level.
Our aim is to write and produce contents that matter and entertain niches and wider audience.
Duel: Film partner attended programs such as Berlinale Talent, Torino Film Lab, Maia Producers Network, European Short Pitch.
We produced branded content for Vice Network and most of the biggest italian brands.
We received support from many national and international public funds as Mibact (Italian Ministry of Culture), HAVC (Croatian Audiovisual Centre), Film Commission Torino Piemonte.