Experienced analyst and producer both in conventional and emerging media. With special attention to narrative, communicational, and organizational goals, swiftly translates audience and client needs into actionable strategy. Successfully managed a diversity of multi-national projects by understanding the nuanced technological and cultural differences across communities.
Researched childrenʼs content and conducted an online ethnography. Identiﬁed categories and trends in this demographic. Research results will be applied to new VOD options.
Contracted by TNT Latin America to research on issues of spreadability and audience participation. Developed outreach strategies. Conducted a brief ethnography of film related communities for the development of the new TNT Latin America website.
Co-authored If It Doesn't Spread It's Dead: Creating Value in a Spreadable Marketplace with Dr. Henry Jenkins and Xiaochang Li, an in depth analysis of the current media landscape, focusing specifically on audience-driven circulation of content. Studied audience participation as a site of value and the interaction of symbolic and monetary currencies through an ethnography of Tecnobrega music fans in Brazil. Resulted in a white paper for the Consortium and her master’s thesis. Wrote regularly for the C3 blog participated in the organization of The Futures of Entertainment conferences. The consortium connects researchers with companies (such as Turner, MTV and Yahoo) working towards generating new strategies for doing business in a converging media environment.
Designed project and raised funds with program director, Maria Lourdes Cortes. Overall, raised $500,000 between 2003 and 2007. Was in charge of its operations and promotion, this included managing personnel, project analysis and supervision, jury selection, workshop organization, international film promotion, and management tasks. Worked closely with partners: HIVOS, Ford Foundation and Buena Onda Films. Cinergia was the first fund available to Central American productions. From 2003 to 2007, Cinergia supported over 50 projects in all stages of production
Contributed to the label's creation and launch. Produced various projects, including the album Quiero que sepas, the Papaya Orchestra's Central American Tour and the Papaya Fest --an eclectic Central American music festival with over 70 musicians and 10,000 people in attendance. Worked in these projects' design, fund raising ($180,000), music selection, PR, marketing and show production. Many of the albums produced have reached gold status, a rarity for the local music in the region --an eclectic Central American music festival with over 70 musicians and 10,000 people in attendance. Worked in these projects' design, fund raising, music selection, PR, marketing and show production.
Editor of ongoing investigative reports. Director of Metro magazine. Lifestyle and culture journalist. La República is the second leading newspaper in Costa Rica.
Selected Coursework: Ethnography Seminar-Dr. Michael Fischer · Public Art Seminar-Antoni Muntadas · TA for Film Experience Course-Dr. Henry Jenkins · Mobile Experience Lab-Mobile television project for RAI, Rome.
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