Chiara Marotta is a screenwriter, director and editor for films, video clips and commercials. She is the co-founder of the film production and distribution company Lapazio Film. In 2018, she received the Pitch Me Award from Cartoons on the Bay. Her short “Those bad things" was awarded for Best Editing at the 33rd Venice Critics' Week and selected at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Her film “Veronica doesn’t smoke” received the Best Short Film Award at the 34th Venice Critics' Week.