PUERTO RICO BEFORE PROFIT
Video and Sound Art | 2020
Bemba PR is a street art collective based in Puerto Rico that focus on political engagement through street art. This is Bemba PR's 2020 Public Campaign with the objective of making visible vulnerable communities and social emergencies and to direct action that addresses them.
De Cuentos y Sol
Cinematography and Postproduction | 2020
This project, currently in development, is a collaboration with Taller Libertad and Taller Ágape. It's a creative children's show that combines storytelling, art, and education. The pilot for this project is in post-production.
Development, Production, Post-Pro | 2020
"La Uni" is a web series made in collaboration with the University of Puerto Rico and Rumbo al Éxito. It is a 10 episode fiction narrative that tells the story of three housemates and their college lives. It is aimed at high school and 1st-year students. We just finished post-production, and it will soon be available.
Scenes from Protests in San Juan
Cinematography and editing | 2019
Embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation July 24 amid massive protests on the island and around the world. A demonstration in the capital city of San Juan Monday drew an estimated 1 million people — almost a third of the island’s total population — to protest a decadeslong economic crisis that peaked in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Made for "The Intercept".
Walkability Campaign USVI
Cinematography and editing | 2019
We collaborated with the United States Virgin Islands Department of Health in their walkability video campaign. Several videos were made with the purpose of educating citizens about healthy living, while also advocating for more walkable communities that depend less on cars and are focused on pedestrians.
BATTLE FOR PARADISE
Cinematography | 2018
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, Puerto Ricans almost immediately began worrying about disaster capitalists swooping in to buy up beleaguered public utilities and damaged beachfront property on the cheap. Naomi Klein visits Puerto Rico six months after Hurricane Maria to see how the government and investors are taking advantage of the disaster — and how teachers, farmers, community organizers and others are working towards their own vision of the future of the island. The post-Hurricane Maria recovery is seized by one overarching question: Who is Puerto Rico for: islanders or wealthy outsiders?
Fem Trap, focuses on the overt sexuality portrayed by Hispanic-female trap singers. It explores the raw use of femininity, explicit lyrics and the fundamental dichotomy within this musical genre.
Co-Founder and Videography | 2018
Production and Cinematography | 2019
On the day of his poetry event, a young urban poet must confront the generational cycle perpetrating his lineage.
Expo Emprende is an initiative created by Echar' Pa' Lante a movement that is promoted by Banco Popular. Here, students had the opportunity to showcase their products or services related to their entrepreneur initiatives, present their business ideas, compete for grants, and participate of a guided visit through the hosting campus, the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus.
BANCO POPULAR: EXPO EMPRENDE
Production and Videography | 2015
NEWPORT REVIVAL: INSTRUMENTS FOR PUERTO RICO
Videography | 2018
The Newport Revival program in Puerto Rico donated over $20,000 worth of musical instruments to rural public schools still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Funds were raised through Newport Folk Festival's partnership with KEEN. For every pair of Keen's Newport Revival sandals sold, $50 went towards funding Newport's Revival program music education initiatives for communities in need.
A Coptic leper and his orphaned apprentice leave the confines of the leper colony for the first time and embark on a journey across Egypt to search for what is left of their families. This film competed for the Palm d'Or and was awarded the Francois Chalais Prize from the prestigiuos Cannes Film Festival.
Camera Department | 2018
NAT GEO - PLAYUELA
Videography | 2017
One of Puerto Rico's most iconic beaches, Playuela, is at the center of a controversy dividing the island's residents. Scientists and activists argue that the proposed $200 million-dollar mega hotel will adversely impact the pristine ecosystem. Meanwhile, the local government supports the project which promises new jobs and increased tourism.