Savina Neirotti graduated in Philosophy and went on to study Aesthetics at the University of Pennsylvania (USA). After returning to Italy, she became Head of the Press and Communications Office of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, where she was also in charge of the Education Department from 1995 to 2000.
In the same period (1994) she launched the Scuola Holden — a school for storytellers — in Turin, devised by the novelist Alessandro Baricco.
She conceived and has directed the TorinoFilmLab since 2008 and is Head of Programme at the Biennale College - Cinema (now in its sixth edition). The Venice International Film Festival promotes the initiative. Since 2016 she is content curator for the Venice Production Bridge, the Venice Festival market.
She heads the newly born Biennale College Cinema - Virtual Reality, for VR narrative projects.