Celeste's Film and Video Resume and Bio.
- Films on IMDB: Celeste Innocenti https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4133357/
- Professional theatre and video production (actor/producer/writer/director).
- Video and audio editing skills (Final Cut, iMovie, Audacity, others).
- Camera, lighting and audio experience
- Writing for video, film; also PR and marketing
An award-winning 48-Hour Film Project Sci-Fi short, directed by Roman Koenig for Mercury Cinema, Probe was selected for the "Best Of" screening and went on to the Temecula and Asian Film Festivals. Celeste plays Lauren, a woman who stubbornly resists those who wish to control her mind.
Opera Talk: Interview
Dr. Nick Reveles interviews Celeste after a performance by Chronos Theatre Group about the history of commedia dell'arte and the significance of the stock characters in the opera Pagliacci on UCSD-TV's Opera Talk.
A promo conceived and edited by Celeste for the Russian Absurdist play Yelizaveta Bam by Daniil Kharms, directed by Ivan Rupnik. Chronos was the first to perform this play in English after it was finally allowed to be published, many years after the author died in a gulag prison under Stalin.
The Coffee Shop
A promo written and directed by Celeste for a production of The Coffee Shop (La bottega dell caffé) by Carlo Goldoni, which Celeste translated from Italian. She is also hiding behind the fan in the video, which was shot and edited by Michael Thomas Tower.
Celeste plays a professional “starer” in this mockumentary for the 48-Hour Film Project directed by Roman Koenig for Mercury Cinema. Stare Therapy was selected for the "Best Of" screening in San Diego, and went on to other Film Festivals.
Beth Accomando of KPBS-TV interviews Celeste and Ivan Rupnik of Mladinsko Theater about a commedia dell'arte workshop offered by Chronos Theatre Group at the 10th Avenue Arts Center.
A promo written and designed by Celeste for the classic Indian play Shakuntala by Kalidasa, shot and edited by Giancarlo Ruiz. The choreography is by performers Miranda Halverson, Justine Hince, and Carla Navarro, with Indian dance instruction from Neha Patel. Anthony Hamm is the King.
Chronos Theatre Group performs commedia dell'arte from the opera Pagliacci on UCSD-TV's Opera Talk with host Nick Reveles. Celeste wrote and directed the commedia lazzi, based on the plot of the opera, and plays the character of Colombina, the clever servant.
the TAlk of san diego
Host Susana Peredo Swap of The Talk of San Diego interviews Celeste about upcoming Chronos events in the wine room of the Cosmopolitan Hotel, the former Casa de Bandini, with the portrait of Juan Bandini looking on.
Scandal in the St. Florian Valley
A promo conceived and edited by Celeste for the play Scandal in St. Florian Valley by Ivan Canker, directed by Ivan Rupnik. The most beloved play in Slovenia, Chronos was the first to present it in English thanks to a new translation by Rawley Grau commissioned by Mladinsko Theater.
Photo: Mercury Cinema, Probe