Our expertise spans from documentary-style branded content to observational and artistic documentaries. We combine the journalistic approach of curiosity, exclusive access, in depth research and interviews with cinematic storytelling to tell intimate portraits in jaw-dropping locations.
We tell the stories of people, brands and places across nations and industries, including in technology, adventure travel, fashion, art, music, food and architecture.
We have worked with Airbnb, Amazon Prime, the BBC, Franklin University Switzerland, Gagosian Gallery, Lugano Arte e Cultura (LAC), Netflix, Siemens, The New Yorker, Tribeca Studios, Vitra Design Museum and Walmart among others (see a more complete list below).
Elettra Fiumi is a director, producer and editor. Her documentaries focus on portraits that explore themes of discovery, innovation and sense of place. She’s told the stories of people, brands and places across nations and industries, including in technology, adventure travel, fashion, art, architecture and education. She has worked on horseback, in a war zone and through white water rapids.
Prior to Fiumi Studios, she co-founded and ran Granny Cart Productions for over five years. She started her career as a print journalist at American Express Publishing, for Departures, Black Ink and Travel+Leisure magazines. Elettra is an alum of the Columbia Journalism School, Mount Holyoke College and the International School of Florence. She speaks English, Italian and Spanish fluently and has working knowledge in French. She is based in Lugano but can often be found in Italy and elsewhere.
Etienne is a Swiss-German film editor, who started his journey after having graduated with the best average of the year from the Conservatorio Internazionale Scienze Audiovisive (CISA) in video editing and post-production. After some freelancing, he landed at Fiumi Studios where he currently holds the position of lead editor. His passions include composing original music, playing his shiny red electric bass (in addition to other instruments) and reading fiction novels. He’s not just a skilled editor, but also a storyteller and jokester at heart!
Long before discovering cinema and graduating in Documentary Filmmaking in Milan, Elisa studied Philosophy and Cognitive Neuroscience, a field in which she pursued a PhD at the State University of Milan-Bicocca. She left her academic research to attend several film residencies in Italy, Spain and Georgia, where she had the opportunity to realize her own fiction and documentary projects. After working as a Production Assistant in Paris, she now holds the same position at Fiumi Studios in Lugano, Switzerland. She’s the team’s Film Festival nerd and a Super8 fanatic!
Social Media Manager
Social Media Manager
Since she was little, Kristina always had a deep passion for movies, dreaming of being a part of this exciting world. After graduating in business and language, she worked as a communication officer for several years until she discovered her love for social media marketing during the Covid-19 pandemic, making the very best out of the situation. She then obtained a diploma in Digital Marketing and is currently building her social media management business. At Fiumi Studios she is now the social media manager, creating exciting and fresh content with a touch of her own classy style.
To be a global leader of meaningful film and digital media content.
To inform, inspire and move humanity forward through the telling of true stories, reflecting the complexities of our times, and exploring the dynamic role of history in innovation.
To enrich audiences around the world through the power of visual storytelling.
To guide viewers through a time of extraordinary shifts by provoking thought and inspiration.
To tell the stories that define our humanity amidst the complexities of our changing times.
To use film as the revelatory instrument with which to investigate the connection between our roots and our future, between our tradition and our innovation.
To use technology responsibly and ethically to reach audiences around the globe in a more immediate and impactful way.
To inspire thought and reflection.
To discover and celebrate our resilience.