Giovanni P. Autran is an Emmy winning cinematographer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn.

His recent narrative feature work as director of photography can be seen in Breakup at a Wedding . This romantic comedy was directed by Victor Quinaz, produced by PERIODS. Films, Anonymous Content (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and Before the Door Pictures (Margin Call, All is Lost) and was released by Oscilloscope Labs in 2013.

In early 2011, Giovanni started a live music video showcase called GEMS. At gemsnyc.com, the music blog scene watches verité films of the best live performances by burgeoning artists in New York City's most intimate venues.

Voyage of the Vezo is Giovanni's coral reef fishing documentary filmed on the remote southwest coast of Madagascar. In 2009, it was broadcast on the TV series, Natural Heroes and won an Emmy in 2010.

Giovanni graduated from the Emerson College film program in 2004, where he minored in natural sciences. He was raised in Glen Cove, New York in a South American home and is fluent in Spanish and French.