Grants Manager at Cinereach / USA
Adella is currently the Grants Manager at Cinereach, a NY-based non-profit founded in 2006 that funds and produces feature-length nonfiction and fiction films. Cinereach is drawn to films at the intersection of engaging storytelling, visual artistry, and vital subject matter. Adella was most recently the Associate Producer for 2009's My Neighbor, My Killer, a documentary feature by Emmy-award winner Anne Aghion. She was also Associate Producer for the four-hour cut of acclaimed filmmaker Jennifer Fox's 2008 documentary mini-series Flying: Confessions Of A Free Woman, broadcast on the BBC and SBS, and served as the Distribution and Outreach Manager for the educational and non-theatrical markets for the six-hour version. Prior to working with Fox at Zohe Films, Adella worked for three years in marketing and publicity at Icarus Films, an established documentary film distributor. She was also Associate Producer of Tanaz Eshaghian's 2002 short doc I Call Myself Persian: Iranians In America, broadcast on PBS and screened at MOMA's Documentary Fortnight. Adella received a BFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design.