Rodrigo Michelangeli

Non-Union

Rodrigo Michelangeli is a Canadian-Venezuelan filmmaker based in London, Ontario. He is the co-writer, cinematographer and producer of the feature film LA SOLEDAD (Jorge Thielen Armand, 2016), which premiered at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival and helmed the same roles in his sophomore feature LA FORTALEZA (2020) which premiered in the Tiger Competition at the International Film Festival of Rotterdam. His short film OF MEMORY AND DEBRIS (2020) premiered at the Camden Film Festival and was awarded a Vimeo Staff Pick. Rodrigo obtained a BFA in Film Production from Toronto’s York University. As a Cinematographer he has worked in several projects including the hybrid documentary ‘Leftover,’ which won the 2014 Toronto Film Critics Association Award; Rodrigo also produced Mo Scarpelli’s third feature film “El Father Plays Himself” which premiered in Visions du Réel 2020 and won its Jury Special Mention. He’s an alumni of RIDM’s Talent Lab, Hot Docs Accelerators Program, Venice Biennale College, BAL and the Berlinale Talents Camera Studio. He founded La Faena Films with Jorge Thielen Armand.

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Fresh, never-seen locations, access to hard-to-book spaces like our airport and university, and a warm welcome for filming with plenty of support services… London, Ontario is open for business to the film and television industry for productions large and small.   

London can be whenever or wherever you want us to be. We have streetscapes and architecture that can stand in for cities across North America. Gorgeous in any season, ‘The Forest City’ is the 11th largest metropolitan area in Canada, capable of hosting any size of production. Our anchor position in Southwestern Ontario gives us access to rural, agricultural and unique small townscapes.  

We’re only 2 hours down the highway from Toronto, 1 ½ hours from Hamilton, and have an international airport, GoTrain and Via Rail access. Best of all, we boast a strong and growing local talent and crew capability. Our film office and the city are dedicated to providing location support, smooth permitting, access to reasonable accommodations and a positive production experience for local, national and international filmmakers. 

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 https://london.ca/sites/default/files/2020-09/Filming%20Policy.pdf 

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