Swiss-Italian producer Elena Pedrazzoli holds a degree in Romance Studies from the University of Zurich. Since 1985 she is co-owner of Peacock Film, based in Zurich. Between 2003-2006 Pedrazzoli has been a member of the selection committee of the Swiss Federal Office of Culture for short films, student films and animations. She has later been a selection committee member for feature fiction and documentary films as well. Pedrazzoli has also served as president for GARP Groupe Authors, Directors, Producers and is Member of the European Film Academy. As the managing director of Peacock Film AG her filmography includes among others A BETTER LIFE IS ELSEWHERE, 7 GIORNI or award-winning GIOCHI D’ESTATE.