Cionin is a Latinx independent filmmaker.
She started her career at MTV Networks where for over 15 years she worked on programming for MTV U.S. News & Docs, MTV Latin America, International, and MTVtr3s, directing and interviewing numerous artists such as Patti LaBelle, Kim Kardashian, Ben Affleck, Moby, and Ice T for various programs. She was the Director, Cinematographer, and Producer of two short documentaries on Shakira for the hit series Diary, and another on Daddy Yankee; and was one of the Directors of MTV Cribs for 5 years, during which she filmed 50+ actors, musicians and athletes in their homes.
Later, as Supervising Producer, she oversaw a team of 40+ on the spin-off Teen Cribs, running the production of 70 episodes that were produced within three years. Afterwards, she worked as the Managing Director of the New York International Latino Film Festival, and then as the Senior Production Coordinator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she was the liaison for TV productions, filmmakers, still photographers and artists who filmed at the museum such as Maira Kalman, Zac Posen, Peter Bogdanovich and Mary McCartney.
Recently, she’s transitioned into an independently based career and has since worked as the writer and story producer of the 2019 Imagen Award winning PBS feature documentary John Leguizamo's Road to Broadway for the Great Performances series, and a Co-Producer on the feature documentary Raúl Juliá: The World's a Stage for the PBS American Masters series. Currently, she has a slate of digital, film and documentary projects she is developing and consulting on that touch upon climate change, disabilities, and the arts.
2019 Imagen Award