Devin JANE Febbroriello is a writer / director, executive producer + artist that specializes in the creation of thought provoking stories, memorable visuals + illuminating experiences. She is of Irish Italian descent and was raised on the east coast of North America as part of a large blended stepfamily.
Her work is informed by a deep-seated interest in bridging liminal imagination and traditional forms of storytelling to repurpose archetypal modes of expression, and explore the belief systems, mythologies, and images that shape our culture and relationships. Read Her Artistic Statement
Devin has created award winning short films, is a vetted director listed on FREE THE WORK, and a RACC Project Grant / Innovation Prize recipient 2020, as well as a Lucas Artist Fellowship Collaborator 2017-2020. She is a senior writer for Story Terrace producing short pressings of personalized novels worldwide. Her pilot script for episodic series "Blood is Thicker Than Water" was a semi finalist for Screencraft TV Pilot Script Competition 2020, and a Sundance Episodic Labs finalist 2019. Her debut feature "Change For A Hundred" is currently in development.
As a film graduate of Emerson College (2004) and specialized cinema studies at FAMU (Czech Republic) she’s worked on feature films (Glass Eye Pix), network television (NBC, HGTV, MTV, SPIKE), short films and music videos (Stereogum and Pitchfork premieres) in New York City and Portland Oregon for the last 16 years. In 2012 Devin established Serpent Power Productions to serve clients (Whole Foods, Firefox, Chef One). At SP she executive produces and directs branded content shorts for multiple distribution platforms. From 2018 - 2021 Devin was on staff as the Director of Originals at Open Signal, an equity focused media production studio. At Open Signal she supported the organizations evolution from a traditional public access station to a multi faceted media arts center. During her time at Open Signal she engaged in producing Original content, building community centered on impacting change within the media industry, and supporting talent incubation, and creative leadership opportunities for BIPOC, LGBTQ2SIA+, and WOMXN storytellers. From 2015 - 2017 she was the Creative Director of a radical independent TV channel called XRAY Television that was locally cable cast and streamed online for two years. XRAY TV supported the creation of 30 hours of curated programming, 5 live music performances, and 7 narrative webseries, as well as education and community building opportunities for local media makers.
In addition, Devin is a devoted lifelong student + practitioner of lucid dreamwork, mysticism, and meditation. Her visual art work has exhibited in multiple group shows + galleries nationally and internationally. She hosts workshops, writes zines / essays, and performs music under the moniker ARIA AZUL all in reverence of well expressed praise and grief for the experience of being.
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