Film and Television

  • International Film and Video Festival of New York Award
  • Chicago International Film Festival First Place
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting Recognition Silver
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Storytelling and Media

  • Emmys
  • Gabriel Awards
  • Parents’ Choice Awards
  • Central Educational Network Bronze Award
  • National Association of Broadcasters Recognition
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Educator & Curriculum Designer

  • Film
  • Broadcast
  • Journalism
  • Multimedia
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Nella Citino is a media storyteller with over 20 years experience in the video, media, and film industries. Nella has supervised several national, regional, and local broadcast programs and a variety of outreach projects for a diverse clients. She has produced, directed, and written documentaries, children's programs, and news segments as well as short and feature films.

Her professional credits include the national children’s programs “Get Real!” and “Zoom” and nationally distributed documentaries covering a variety of social issues. She has received seven regional Emmys, five Gabriel Awards, Special Recognition from the National Association of Broadcasters, several Telly Awards and several Parents’ Choice Awards.

She has developed several Boot Camps  for Film Wisconsin, a nonprofit promoting industry work.  In addition she has developed curriculum for Associate Degree programs as well as Bachelors Degree programs.

Nella earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kent State University and a Master of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University.