Trisha Ziff’s film credits include; Oaxacalifornia; (US/UK -1995), producer; Chevolution 2008 made for Netflix her opera prima for Red Envelope director; a film which immerged from her curatorial work on the image of Che Guevara and book. In 2011 she directed, The Mexican Suitcase a Mexican/Spanish coproduction. Producer/ director of The Man Who Saw Too Much ( 2015). Trisha completed, Pirate Copy; Pirate Stories, three shorts, a road trip through the world of film piracy in 2014 filmed in London, Palestine, Dubai and Mexico City. She is currently in development on her next project, Witkin & Witkina dialogue on perception looking at the work of identical twins, photographer Joel Peter and his brother, Jerome. and Return to Oaxacalifornia, a film about one families migration to Fresno California from Oaxaca, shot over twenty-five years. Trisha teaches film and media studies and guest lectures at various universities in the U.S. Mexico and Europe.
Alan Suárez, owner and founder of Wabi Productions, Mexico City and Los Angeles, specializing in advertising, film and content. Suárez has participated in the short film, The Photograph, (dir. Amin Azali), as executive producer and producer (2009); The Man Who Saw Too Much, (dir. Trisha Ziff (2015) as co-producer; Witkin & Witkin, (dir.Trisha Ziff), co-producer (2016); Alley Cats (2015), (dir. Ian Bonhote), as Associate Producer.
Felipe Pérez Burchard has worked as cinematographer and as director of photography on numerous short films, commercials and documentaries. This is his third collaboration with director, Trisha Ziff having worked on The Mexican Suitcase (2011) and Pirate Stories (2014). His most recent works as Director of Photography are: My America (2013); Sundays (2012); While Expecting Cassius (2012); La Rinconada (2012).
Pedro G. García began his career in 2004 as editorial assistant in the feature film, Distant News ( dir. Ricardo Benet). He has assisted in more than 10 feature films and documentaries as, The Engineer, (dir. Alejandro Lubezki), The Last Gaze, (dir. Patricia Arriaga), The Voyage of the Nonna, (dir. Sebastian “Batan” Silva). He has edited more than 15 documentaries and shorts films including; A Stone’s Throw, (dir. Sebastian Hiriart), The Mayor (dir. Emiliano Altuna & Carlos Rossini), A Secret World, (dir. Gabriel Marino), Day and Night, (dir. Alejandro Molina). Since 2005 he teaches at CCC, EICTV, UPAEP, art 7, College of communication, in Mexico.
Pablo Lach has worked in sound design and sound mixing for film and television. In 2015, he worked for HBO Latin America series Dios INC; Captive, (dir. Jerry Jameson); The Kings of the People That Do not Exist, (dir.Betsabé García). In 2014, worked on The Most Wanted, (dir. José Manuel Cravioto); The Perfect Dictatorship, (dir. by Luis Estrada); Other films include Aningaaq, (dir. by Jonás Cuarón); Sugar Kisses, dir. Carlos Cuarón; The Boy Who Smell Like Fish (dir. by Analeine Cal). In 2011 he was also the sound supervisior for Miss Bala (dir. Gerardo Naranjo).
Isabel del Río has worked at 212 BERLIN FILMS for three years. She co-produced Pirate Stories 2014 ( dir. Trisha Ziff) and has been involved in its distribution strategy, co-produced, The Man Who Saw Too Much, (2015) and is currently producing Witkin & Witkin, with Trisha Ziff planned for 2016-17.
Jacobo Lieberman has composed music for a large number of Mexican and international films, and theater. He has collaborated with prominent directors among who are: Mauricio Garcia Lozano, Carlos Corona, Otto Mining, David Hevia and Haydeé Boeto. In film he has won many awards in and outside of Mexico He has worked with important directors as Joshua Marston, Mike Slee, Benjamin Cann, Diego Quemada Diez, Rodrigo Pla, Juan Carlos Rulfo, Alejandro Springall and Trisha Ziff among many others.
Born and currently based in Mexico City, Leonardo Heiblum has made music all his life.
He has made his career in writing and producing music for all visual disciplines, in particular films.
First in his hometown and later in Argentina, US and India, he studied composition, piano, tabla, traditional music from different parts of the world and recording engineering.
Amongst his most recognized works are the score for the movie Maria Full of Grace and the score for the Sundance award-winning documentary In The Pit.
He won the Mexican Ariel for best original music together with his partner Jacobo Lieberman for the movies Desierto Adentro in 2009, Carriere in 2013 and La Jaula de Oro in 2014.
Today he owns with Jacobo Audioflot, a music studio in Mexico City and he plays Tabla from India and Jarana (Mexican traditional guitar from Veracruz) in several music projects like Los Shajatos, Pare de Sufrir, Operación Jarocha and Wako Texas.
He is involved with the rescue and preservation of traditional music, in particular Son Jarocho, producing recordings and concerts with traditional musicians.