Venezuela The Struggle Continues was produced by a collective
Eduardo Aguiar is a Puerto Rican who lived in New York and Boston for 20 years. Presently living in Puerto Rico he is president of a company that specializes in the production of documentaries. His principal experience is as Producer/Director for Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). For five years Mr. Aguiar was producer for La Plaza, a WGBH series. He produced and directed 13 programs a year and achieved six Emmy nomination, winning three of them for Best Performance Show (Mercedes Sosa in Concert), Best Information Short (Aids: Youth in Danger), and Best Target Audience Series. His show on the Chilean group Quilapayun received a Special Mention at the International New York Film and Video Festival. Many of his programs have aired in the PBS network. In WGBH, Mr. Aguiar worked on a special series for American Playhouse, (Concealed Enemies), and before joining WGBH he did independent work with Blackside Inc. as assistant camera as well as producing and directing his own documentaries and music specials. His latest documentary series Lexikon was the winner of four Emmy awards. He has a B.A. in History, and an M.S. in Film from Boston University.
Emmy – 2009 – Lexikon, best documentary series
Emmy – 2008 – Lexikon, best documentary series
Emmy nomination – 2006- “Viajes estudiantiles OAJ 2005”
Emmy –2003 “Vieques en el Espejo de Panamá”
Emmy -1989, “Mercedes Sosa in Concert”
Emmy -1989, ”Aids: Youth in Danger”
Emmy nomination -1989, “Flamenco: Anatomy of a Dance”
Emmy nomination -1989, “Sentenced to Life”
Emmy – 1988, “Miriam López Pérez: a Case Forgotten”
Emmy nomination -1986, “Lorca in New York”
Mention at the International New York Film and Video Festival-1987, Quilapayún in Concert
Journalist Iñaki Estívaliz was formed during 13 years in the Jesuit Colegio San Luis Gonzaga Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz, Spain, in the same classrooms who recalled in his writings Juan Ramón Jiménez, Rafael Alberti and Pedro Muñoz Seca, among others. He was a bartender and waiter in Granada and Barcelona (Spain), London (England) and San Juan (Puerto Rico) and mink tanner in Denmark. He holds a degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Granada, holds a Master of International Journalism from the University of Barcelona and Columbia University of New York, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in History at the Center for Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in San Juan. As a journalist, he has worked and collaborated with Spansh newspapers, magazines and the main newspapers of Puerto Rico. He is currently the editor for Central Efe Agency in Panama.
Directory of Photogaphy
Carlos Zayas is a talented cinematographer and camera operator who has worked in dozens of feature films and documentary series. Carlos Zayas is known for his work on Fast Five (2011), Che: Part One (2008) and A Perfect Getaway (2009).
Honors & Awards
Emmy Award (2012 & 2007)
Suncoast Emmy Award
Emmy Award Nominee 2007 Director of Photography “Lexikon”
Emmy Award Nominee 2012 Director of Photography “Más alla de los grandes sueños”
Ismael Cubero is a young Puerto Rican filmmaker who studied film at the San Antonio de los Baños film school in Cuba. His primary work revolves around documentaries with strong social justice content.