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Monterey County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Robert A. Pacelli

Candidate for
Member, City Council; City of Pacific Grove

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Most Recent Productions:

  • "Return to Bradford" Producer/Director, Bradford, PA. Official Selection of the San Francisco Short Film Festival.
  • "Summer of a Thousand Fires" Producer/Director, Big Sur, CA
  • "Taximan: the Final Fare" Producer & Director, San Francisco, CA
  • "The Clinic" Director/Photographer San Francisco, CA. Official Selection of the San Francisco Short Film Festival.
  • "Pacific Symphony Notes" Director/Photographer, Europe
  • "Thai Women Challenging Aids" Director of Photography- Thailand. OOfficial Selection for the LA Film Festival"
  • "Street Music" Producer & Director, San Francisco, CA.

Award Winning Programs with the SCAN NATOA Competitions: 2010 Documentary (Social) Public Safety (-400K)

Non-English PSA (-400k) Special Audience/Non English 2009 Documentary (Profile 400)2008 Documentary (Social)2007 Election Non-English

3rd Place "10 Hours on the Street" - Monterey County 2nd Place "10 Hours on the Street" - Monterey County 3rd Place "Alert Monterey County" - Monterey County 3rd Place "One Stop Career Center" - Monterey County 3rd Place "Alert Monterey County (Louis Fetherolff)" - Monterey County 3rd Place "One Stop Career Center" - Monterey County

3rd Place "Summer of 1000 Fires"- Monterey County

1st Place "Monterey County Silver Star Resource Center" - Monterey County

3rd Place "Vote 2006" - Monterey County 1st Place "Foster Care" - Monterey County KOCE TV - PBS Los Angeles

  • "Backstage at the Bolshoi" Director/Photographer, Moscow, Russia-
  • "Yugoslavia Yesterday and Today" Director/Photographer, Former Yugoslavia.
  • "Macau" Director/Photographer, Macau
  • "People, Pandas and Panoramas" Director/Photographer, Sichuan, China
  • "Chinese New Year, Honk Kong Style" Director/Photographer, Hong Kong
  • "Yunnan and its People" Director/Photographer, China
  • "Journey to Korea" Director/Photographer, Seoul, Korea
  • "The Friendly Wales" Director/Photographer, San Ygnacio Lagoon, Mexico.
  • "Journey to the Philippines" Director/Photographer, Philippines
  • "Portrait of Saint Petersburg" St. Petersburg, Russia.

KRON TV - Photojournalist, San Francisco, CA KCBA TV & KION TV - Photojournalist, Monterey, CA.


1992-1993 Video Production Officer, Public Information Dept. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland To promote UNHCR's work and publicize the plight of the refugees worldwide with the use of the television media. To create programs for internal and external use which included the following: "The International Meeting of Humanitarian Aid for Victims of the Conflict in the Former Yugoslavia" "Rio Earth Summit" "World Bank- African Presentation" "De-Mining in Northwest Somalia" "Deforestation in Malawi" "Repatriation of South African Exiles" "Afghanistan Repatriation" "Yugoslavia: Refugee Crisis"

In the field, I filmed, edited and arranged for satellite transmission to the international TV markets. I have created working relationships with BBC, WTN, ITN, CBS, ABC, Eurovision, HHK, CNN.

1990-1991 Senior Editor Orange County News Channel OCN, Santa Ana, CA Senior editor in charge of on-going news programming editing, in addition to instructing staff with state-of-the-art editing equipment (Macintosh-based, Betacam system).

1989-1990 Producer Director America Canta, Los Angeles, CA Produced, directed and negotiated broadcast rights for a series of Spanish television programs that included 13 half hour shows for the Los Angeles market. One hour special for Cinco de Mayo celebration originally broadcast in Telemundo.

1988-1989 Director of Photography Heritage Festivals, Inc., Mill Valley, CA Filmed a series of programs in the high mountains of Peru and Bolivia, "Magic in the Andes" for the Discovery Channel.

1987-1988 Producer/Director KSMS TV Ch. 67, Monterey, CA Filmed commercial productions and special programs, which include the visit of Pope John Paul II. Established the first daily newscast in Spanish on the central coast.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: I have been recognized for my achievements by the Barcelona International Film Festival (First Prize, 1983), the Cine Eagle (USA), Lilles International Film Festival (France), the Hiroshima Film Festival, "San Francisco Chronicle" and "Art Weekly". My work has been featured at museums throughout the world, such as San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Laguna Gloria Museum at Austin, Texas and more recently at the Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California.

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