Alejandra Castillo Madera

Alejandra Castillo Madera

Visual ArtistMexico City, Mexico
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Alejandra Castillo Madera

Alejandra Castillo Madera

Visual ArtistMexico City, Mexico
About me
Hi! I’m Aleja, a visual artist with the purpose of creating and finding beauty in me, in others and in every corner of the world. I believe in the importance of making a positive impact with our work. I’m from Venezuela, located in Mexico City and pleased to work around the world. - I have more than 16 years´ experience making content for Latin America. - I approach each project with absolute devotion. - My work has been globally recognized. - Happy and grateful to have a Master’s degree in Innovation, Business and Creativity. - I’m a yoga lover, a believer in spiritual growth and my favourite camera is a Rollei 35mm.
Projects
  • ILLUSTRATIONS V.1
    ILLUSTRATIONS V.1My oldest passion and my new adventure. I have been loving art, drawings and paintings since I was little but I grew up being afraid of developing my art. I now surrender to drawing, to explore textures, to find my own voice and aesthetic.
  • PRODUCING BRANDED CONTENT
    PRODUCING BRANDED CONTENTI love to sit down with clients and carefully understand their needs and goals to latter put together a crew for a production of any size. I have a passion for fiction, so branded content has been a great way to explore those narratives.
  • TRAILER EDITING
    TRAILER EDITINGI have a fascination for doing trailers, deep emotions in a short time. I love to play with sounds, music and moods. Here are some example of my work as a trailer and promo editor.
  • DIRECTING COMMERCIALS
    DIRECTING COMMERCIALSI love to work with macro shots, textures, food and emotions. Here are examples of my work as a commercial director.
  • DIRECTING TV SHOWS
    DIRECTING TV SHOWSTV has been a large part of my career and here are some of the TV contents and TV shows that I have directed.
  • DIRECTING SHORT FILMS
    DIRECTING SHORT FILMSTwo Short Films. Science fiction and fashion films are some of my passions.
Projects credited in
  • Issue 2
    Issue 2We are a magazine that celebrates emerging artists and devotes 100% of its net profits to charity, with each issue supporting a different one. Centring around all types of artists, including illustrators, photographers, writers and more, who tend to focus their time & energy around building an online portfolio, where they aren’t quite established yet or don’t carry the following they genuinely deserve, we offer a genuine platform where artists can collaborate and depend on the idea of being the
Work history
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    TV Director, Creative Producer & Virtual Reality FilmmakerTV Channels
    Mexico City, MexicoFreelance
    - Director and producer of a 360/Virtual Reality documentary film (In production) Director and creative producer of short content, award-wining branded content and marketing campaign for Sony Pictures Entertainment, BBC, Univision, Travel and living Chanel, Animal Planet, E! and Telemundo. - Editor and postproduction of trailers and marketing campaign of TV series for Telemundo, Sony Pictures Entertainment, E! Entertainment Television and MAX (HBO Group) - Director of two travel shows in the Czech Republic and two seasons (12 episodes each) of a cooking Show Paulina Abascal. - Speaker about branded content in the innovation Fair Pueblos Mágicos 2018 and the 3erd Congress of competitiveness and Tourism Cozumel 2018.
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    TV Director, Editor & Content DirectorEndemol Shine Mexico Boomdog
     - Mexico City, MexicoFull Time
    - Camera Director in different style and visual generé: humour sketches, news, interview, documentary, making of, multi-cameras on set and on location. - Camara director and content director of the TV Show Emprendedores of the cultural channel Once TV for Mexico. (13 episodes) Canal 11. - Responsible for directing camera crew and talent on set for the weekly TV show E! Latin News. Head of editing of the show. - Second unit director of Mexico´s Next Top Model 1T (13 episodes) - Director of humour sketches Late Night Show (13 episodes)
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Skills
  • Editing
  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • Virtual Reality
Education
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    Master's degree Innovation, Business & CreativityCENTRO diseño cine televisión
     - Mexico
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    Biennium Multimedia Visual CommunicationAccademia di Belle Arti di Brera Milano
     - Milan, Italy
    (Two-year program - Unfinished) Only one year approved.
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Awards
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    Mediamorphosis Mexico Pitch - IDFA New Media Talent Award for Doc Lab AccademyMediamorphosis & IDFA Doc
    https://www.idfa.nl/en/article/116327/idfa-awards-most-promising-project-at-media-morphosis-mexico CREDITS Creator, Director & Producer: Alejandra Castillo Madera Co-Producer: Natsue Montes de Oca Co-Director: Aldo Hernández
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    Workshop Colaboratorio AmbulanteAmbulante Film Festival
    Our CrossMedia VR project was selected for a full week of workshops in new technologies and immersive narratives. CREDITS Creator, Director & Producer: Alejandra Castillo Madera Co-Producer: Natsue Montes de Oca Co-Director: Aldo Hernández
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