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Geretta/Geretta, a multi-faceted woman, has work spanning the globe, from Northern Ireland to South Africa, Rome to New York City.

Geretta began her career as a actress in New York's 'off-off Broadway' theatre scene at Theatre For The New City and the improv-comedy group, 'Rusty Nails', before making a full time career in Italy appearing in over twenty feature films including "Smithereens", "Rats" and "Demons" directed by Lamberto Bava, and produced by horror legend Dario Argento... also the father of Asia Argento.

Her work in front of the camera sparked her desire to go behind the camera, to make the movies instead of be in them. Geretta relocated to Los Angeles, where she graduated from The American Film Institute Master's Program in Screenwriting. During this time she wrote and directed a number of shorts such as 'When Fish Fly' and 'Love To Share' as well as making Public Service Announcements for California water conservation and spots on spec for Levis.

After being amazed by the films coming out of Ireland like Circle of Friends, Waking Ned Levine and The Secret of Ronan Innish Geretta upped and moved to Ireland. Originally planning to stay in Belfast, Northern Ireland for three weeks, her love of their culture and arts movement led her to stay for two years, first interning for six months with the award winning film collective 'Northern Visions', where she taught a number of cross community writing seminars for first time and professional Writers from both Protestant and Catholic communities.

During her two years in Belfast, Geretta was the recipient of a number of film grants, including a Northern Ireland Film Council Study Grant (the first American to receive one). She was also the first American to receive a grant to attend University College Dublin's Writing the Screenplay where she completed her feature-length screenplay, Sweetiecakes (2001).

Geretta worked as a television producer for Ulster Television, appearing on camera with her segment series "Geretta Geretta Looks At..." Belfast's first experiment in lite news and later directed the short film, 'Homesick', produced with generous materials grants from the BBC.

Geretta Geretta has built on her experiences of having lived within different cultures. Her fluency in Italian was vital to writing, directing and producing "100 Voices Against Apartheid" a collection of one hundred filmed anti-segregation testimonials from Odessa, Billy Brag, Miriam Makeba, Roberto Benigni, Run DMC, Public Enemy, and many more for the United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid and Unicef. Geretta premiered 'Homesick'
at the Tribeca Film Center and shortly there after produced staged readings of 'Sweetiecakes' across Manhattan to raise the initial budget. Once Swiss Producers picked up the project, Geretta adapted the screenplay into German, rewriting the story to take place in Winterthur: "Switzerland's biggest little city".

The film was shot and completed in Switzerland, summer 2001. 'Sweetiecakes' won Best Female Director-Melbourne Underground Festival-2002 and was her first feature film.

Currently in pre-production on her second feature film: Whitepaddy, Geretta can be found on a small island outside of Portland, Oregon.