Francesca de Fusco is an Italian American filmmaker, raised between Oak Park California and Bergamo, Italy.
Her most recent film, Incroci, premiered at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival, winning the Special Mention Jury Prize in Generation 14plus and receiving a nomination for the TEDDY Award for Best Short Film. The project was supported by Inside Out Film Festival’s Focus Fund, and won the Jury Prize at Vienna Shorts for Best Cinematography.
Her debut short, Friends Like That, premiered at NEWFEST 2019, before playing at numerous international festivals, including Edinburgh International Film Festival and Inside Out Film Festival.
She is a currently pursuing an MFA Candidate at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she is a Willard T.C. Johnson Fellow. Hard Power is her thesis film.