Lorena Manriquez
  • Female
  • South Pasadena, CA
  • United States

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My film ULISES' ODYSSEY to premiere on WTTW Chicago!

Started Sep 11, 2015 0 Replies

We are thrilled to announce the PBS broadcast premiere of the film that I workshopped at WGBH during the PBS/CPB producers academy!!  Ulises' Odyssey  is airing next week on Chicago's WTTW HD at…Continue


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Workshop Year
Virginia Tech, Master of Science, Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), 1989
Washington and Lee University, Bachelor of Science, Geophysics and Physics Engineering, 1988
Company or station:
Andes Media LLC
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Genre(s) you work in:
history, public affairs, science, lifestyles, children's, arts, performance, new media, local interest
Professional credits:
producer, director, writer, camera, sound, researcher, executive producer, independent media maker
Best way to contact me:
Cell Phone: (213)924-4945
Email: LorenaManriquez@aol.com

Lorena Manríquez is an independent filmmaker and president of Andes Media, LLC. Her love of film began at an early age watching Spanish and French films in Santiago, Chile, where she was born and raised. Currently she is producing, directing, and writing her first feature documentary, Ulises’ Odyssey. In 2005 Lorena was selected to attend the 20th annual Sundance Independent Producer’s Conference. In 2006 she was awarded a fellowship to the Latino Producers Academy by NALIP. In 2007 her work was screened at the Mississippi Museum of Art, she was selected by NALIP to participate in the Latino Media Market, and attended Sunny Side of the Doc in France, and the IFP Market Spotlight on Documentaries with her film Ulises’ Odyssey. She was also awarded a fellowship by CPB/PBS to attend their Producers Academy at WGBH in Boston and participated in the NBPC New Media Institute. Lorena was nominated for the IFP/Fledgling Fund Emerging Latino Award during the 2007 IFP Market and is a fellow of the 2008 IFP Rough Cut Lab. She was a Production Assistant for Ballast, winner of best director and cinematography awards at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. She was awarded a 2010 and 2012 California Documentary Project grants by the California Council for the Humanities (Cal Humanities) and received the 2012 ITVS Diversity Development Fund for her film Siqueiros: Walls of Passion.

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At 5:16pm on April 9, 2012, Judith Vecchione said…

Well, that's tantalizing!

At 12:16pm on April 6, 2012, Judith Vecchione said…

Congrats on the Cal Humanities award for SISQUEROS!  Let us all know how you're doing on the project, with this great new boost! 

At 11:07am on August 27, 2010, Judith Vecchione said…
Welcome, Lorena! Glad you were able to sign on. And when you get a chance, do add video and stills from your projects -- you have lots to share! J

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