The Production

GA&A is unique in the Italian landscape because we combine production and distribution.  Our production track record includes: The Cross and the Gun for ZDF/Arte, CBC, SRC, SVT, DR, NRK, VRT, HISTORY CHANNEL ITALY; Holy Money for ZDF/Arte and Al Jazeera America along with another 15 broadcasters; We were Gladio for RAI, RTS, RTBF and LCP; The Pope and I for La 7 and ZDF/Arte; Comic Books go to War (ZDF/Arte, AVRO, CBC, SBS, and another 10 broadcasters ); The Troublemaker by Roberto Salinas (Biografilm Festival Bologna 2015; Human Rights Film festival Buenos Aires 2015; La Havana Film Festival 2014; NY Havana Film Festival 2015), Naica, Secrets of the Crystal Cave (National Geographic US, Discovery Canada, Galafilm, Arte France, Telfrance, C/Producciones, La7, NHK), ABC Colombia (Channel 4, Arte France, ITVS/PBS); Mummies of Rome (Discovery US, SBS, Channel 5/UK). We are currently in production of Delizia with John Dickie for History Channel, SBS, Autentic, and Viasat. As distributors, we have over the last 2 decades become one of the top content suppliers for Italian broadcasters across all genres and a trustworthy coproduction investor in many prime time specials. We also release feature docs theatrically and work with the international market to distribute the best of Italian documentary and factual production worldwide.

Gioia Avvantaggiato is the multi-faceted chief executive of GA&A, a distributor and producer driven by a passion for her work, a vocal advocate of the industry in Italy, an active member of the international media community and holds a Reed Midem platinum card to prove it. She earned her stripes a long time ago at RAI TRADE where she headed international coproduction and distribution. She moved on to run development and coproduction at ERRE, then a leading theatrical producer. But never one to hold back, Gioia decided in 1990 to be her own boss and created GA&A. In short order, she had turned the company into one of the leading independent production and distribution companies in Italy, with a staff of 13 and a catalogue that is constantly being refreshed. She mentors and tutors young distributors, runs Docs Factual Agora (TV content events in ‘Festival del Cinema di Roma’) and is a pillar of APT (Associazione Produttori Televisivi).

International sales and distribution

Theatrical Version: 83 minutes / Television Version: 58 minutes

Format: HD 1080p Language: English and Spanish

Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Italian 

GA&A Productions, Rome, Italy