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Erik H.

Mezquitillo, Zac., Mexico

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About Erik

Mexico born filmmaker Erik Mariñelarena is chief executive officer and founder of E Corp Studio. His notable works include the feature films Hotel Chelsea (2009), Beyond the Summit (first IMAX film produced entirely in Mexico) and more than a dozen short films, as "An Ally in Time" (2008) Sundance Film Festival Official selection. He regularly appeared as judge for various international Mexican film festivals (Pantalla de Cristal, Rivera Maya Film Festival, among others) and lecturer in various Apple Inc. digital production and CUEC-UNAM film production seminars. Also writes film technical articles for print and online media. Mariñelarena holds two M.F.A. from UDC [mx] and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Hartford [us]. Selected Filmography 2013 Without Limits (Documentary TV Series) Beyond The Summit: Learning to Fly (Documentary IMAX) Anything Else Than Air (Documentary) 2012 Octavio (Biopic) 2011 12th Warrior (Documentary) We strive to tell strong, often character-driven stories that have a beginning and end, with something at stake, rising tension, and a narrative arc that keeps viewers actively engaged, but also good journalism.

Top Services

  • Documentary DP

  • Sound Mixer

Top Projects

  • The Story Behind Mexico’s Cat Candidate

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    When Sergio Chamorro and Daniel Cruz declared their cat, “Morris,” an eligible candidate in the municipal elections of Mexico’s state of Veracruz, they thought of it as a joke. But the cat’s surging popularity on social media made them reconsider. Now a leading candidate, Morris’s political opponents are urging citizens not to vote for the feline.

    Produced for Storyhunter Studios on Storyhunter

    June 2013

  • Línea 12, línea dorada - 6to Draft - YouTube

  • Material Rodante - 3er Draft - YouTube

  • Cultura - 2do Draft - YouTube

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  • Sound Mixer

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