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Raffaella Pontarelli

Raffaella Pontarelli


Sales, Production


Alpi Film Lab Participant 2022
Decision Maker 2019


Raffaella was born and studied in Naples, a place that she loves! She earned a MA in Foreign Languages and Literature. She began to work in theatre as an actor and assistant director then she had different experiences working on documentaries and short films as production manager.

In 2012 she moved to London where she worked at Raindance Film Festival covering several roles such as Senior Programmer and VOD Acquisition. Back in Italy she attendeds a professional development program organized by A.S. For Cinema ANICA and MIBACT Film Distribution Finance, Marketing & Sales, Digital Networks.

She is heading with Francesca Breccia the sales and production company Coccinelle Film.

company profile

Coccinelle is an international network of professionals, headed by Francesca Breccia and Raffaella Pontarelli, in film sales and acquisitions, working under the same brand that launched a relovutionary business model on the producer’s side.

In fact, Coccinelle offers independent producers and filmmakers a new concept of personalized distribution without binding their film to distribution contracts for years. We are the only global sales agency that has producers directly invoicing our clients, providing them with total financial control.