Paolo Benzi lives and works in Italy. He’s the founder and general manager of the Italian independent film company Okta Film. In 2006 he attended the Ateliers Varan in Paris, France. He is a 2009 Eurodoc graduate. He was member of many juries such as Cinema
Suisse Jury at the Vision du Réel 2011 and FIDlab Marseille (France) in 2016. Since 2012 he’s a head tutor for Emerging Producers at Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (Czech Republic).