Lydia L Galeno
Founder of the LGP Productions and Director of the R.A.C.E. Dance Company with Artistic Director Alessandra Rimonti. (NA. Italy) Lydia L Galeno graduates in Communication in Italy in 2008. After a couple months in Cinecitta’, Rome, she decides to move to New York to pursue her dream of editing and directing film.
After many years of training as an assistant director, assistant choreographer and hip hop dancer in 2008 she directs her first dance show “Now i can Fly” in collaboration with Artistic Director “Alessandra Rimonti”.
Soon after the R.A.C.E. Dance Company was born and in the following 3 years the same collaboration brought several successful shows such as “ I love NY” “Black & White” and “ Believe” always feat. the R.A.C.E. Dance Company.
During the same time, Lydia flies to NYC to complete her 2 year filmmaking program at the New York Film Academy (NYFA). (Graduated Sept 15th 2011)
Lydia L Galeno has directed and edited over 30 shorts, award winning music videos and commercials.
Her latest works include the music video “Don’t wake me up” feat singer/actor/model BRETT PEMBERTON:
-->Winner of the Canada International Film Festival 2012
-->Diamond Award Winner at the California Film Awards 2012
--> Winner of the AIFF Film Festival 2011
--> Winner of the Jersey Shore Film Festival 2011
--> Official selection for the AOF Festival, the NYLA (NewYork-L.A.) Film festival, The Toronto Indipendent FF and the Dances with films Festival in West Hollywood C.A.
The short Film “Picture This“ the short film “NOW” and the music video “Stronger” are currently in post production.
Her works includes collaborations with internationally renown artists such as Choreographer “Rachel Bress” (Mamma mia, West side story, Wicked on Broadway), Choreographer/Director “Wes Veldink” (Dancer for Michael Jackson, Ani di Franco, Choreographer for Gwineth Paltrow’s Country Strong) and top of the line dancers.