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Anais T.

El Pajonal, Guatemala1 review

$250 - $500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

  • Production Company

  • Grip

Equipment

Video

  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent

About Anais

Anais Taracena is an audiovisual director graduated in Master of Political Science and Sociology. For the past 7 years she has been working on audiovisual projects focused on social issues (memory, youth, gender and human rights…). She currently lives in Guatemala and has worked as freelance photographer and audiovisual director for Amnesty International Mexico, Action Aid France, We Effect and Plaza Pública (investigative journalism). She also promotes film and video through screenings workshops and meetings. She has made several short films (20 años después, Los médicos de la Montaña, Entre Voces, Desenredar el ser) that have been projected in international festivals. "Entre voces" won 4 international awards including Best audience award at Pantalla Latina in Switzerland, Best Short at Bannabá Fest in Panamá, Best Short at Central America International Film Festival. In 2019 she participated at the Berlinale talent during the Berlin International Film Festival and de IDFA Academy School as emergent director. She is currently post-producing a full-length documentary “The Silence of the Mole", which has participated in several international workshops, obtaining international film grants..

Top Projects

  • #LesInvisibles (Domestic Workers' Labor Rights)

    • Documentary DP
    • Creative Director
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    This is a campaign project of Action Aid in France that want to make visible the labor rights of domestic workers around the world. This video is the result of a journalistic work in Guatemala where several domestic workers who are part of a labor union were interviewed.

  • Marcha matutina de CODECA

    • Documentary DP
    • Creative Director
    • Video Editor - News

    This an example of my work for Plaza Publica (Investigative journalism) in Guatemala. This is a short video of the strike in Guatemala in September 2017. On this video we can see the march of CODECA peasant mouvement in Guatemala that was opposeng the government of Jimmy Morales y and denouncing corruption in the country.

  • ¡La criminalización sigue! Alza la voz por las y los defensores del territorio Q'anjob'al

    • Documentary DP
    • Creative Director
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    This is an example of my audiovisual work with Amnesty International Mexico, after a tour of Honduras and Guatemala covering the topic of Defensores del territorio as an audiovisual producer and photography, several campaign videos were made.

  • ¡Quienes defienden el agua en Guatemala no son criminales!

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Audio Storyteller

    This is an example of my audiovisual work with Amnesty International Mexico, after a tour of Honduras and Guatemala covering the topic of Defensores del territorio as an audiovisual producer and photography, several campaign videos were made.

  • Defend the Defenders

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

    Video about the project Defend the Defenders of Amnesty International in Guatemala, Brazil and Honduras.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Fixer

Production Support

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Documentary DP
  • Production Assistant
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Audio Storyteller

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - News
  • Video Editor - Documentary

Anais' Clients

  • Amnesty International
  • Plaza Pública