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Verónica Riedel


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Verónica Riedel


¿WHO IS VerOnica Riedel?

Director, producer. Developed and directed 24 episodes of the series Strange Medicine for Fusion and Univision. Her narrative feature film and opera prima Capsules participated en more than 30 international film festivals: HBO NYILFF, LALIFF, SFFF, Guadalajara’s Film Festival, Trieste, Latin Film Festival of Chicago, among others; and winning awards: Gran Cine, Best Film, Best Editing and Best Art Direction. Soon she will direct her second feature film project Salina that has already won development awards and recognition from Sundance Institute. Other projects: Ixchel and the lake, and Eros.

Mixed media artist. Her art has been exhibited at museums and important international biennials, earning awards. Riedel’s photographic series Neo Geo-Graphy and Mestizas stand out in permanent collections as the Museum of Latin American Art -MOLAA- and others. Her installations and video arts as Armored Tuk Tuk, won awards at: Gramao’s Festival in Montecatini, Brasil; Latin American Film Festival of Dublin and BID Biennial in Washinton, D. C., USA.

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About


About


 

FILM / TV PRODUCTION COMPANY 

SCRIPTWRITING | FILMING | POST-PRODUCTION | ART DIRECTION 

ANVER FILMS S.A. is a company dedicated to film and
audiovisual productions, with excellent results in creative
direction and artistic projects including Feature films, 
short promotional video art, documentaries and commercials,
many of which have won awards internationally.

ANVER FILMS offers a large offices and rooms with a
professional team, with the latest
technology in editing and design.

 
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Cápsulas


Cápsulas


"Rarely the female voices are heard in film. What I like about my film Capsules is that I speak from mother point of view and with all the dificulties taht we have to protect our children from drugs in every way."

 

- Verónica Riedel, Capsules director, producer and writer

SYNOPSIS

Feature film. 103 minutes.

FONSI is an apparently privileged 12 year old boy. As we get to know
his dysfunctional family, his world begins to crumble in a matter of hours.
Due to a series of unexpected events, each character changes drastically,
facing a crude reality.

Transmited by Cinelatino.

Veronica Riedel, Director, giving acting directions.

Veronica Riedel, Director, giving acting directions.

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Gallo Gallina


SALINA

(FEATURE FILM In pre-producTIOn)

MOVIE SYNOPSIS

Julia, a 13 years old girl, works at a salinera with his grandfather and her 8 years old brother. After her grandfather's death, Julia must follow the plan to seek her US migrant father with her brother looking for a better future. Children bet their gamecock and earns enough money for Julia's trip. However, they need more for José. Now all the town seems to be a risk for they can survive. They had an incredible opportunity and decide to undertake their journey. However children trafficking networks are waiting for victims in the border.

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                         - 200% increase in child trafficking. 
                         -
Earnings are equivalent to 2.7% of GDP.
                         - 31% missing victims.
                                   UNICEF and CICIG statistics (2016).

             COPRODUCTION

ANVER FILMS (VERONICA RIEDEL) /

LA CASA DE PRODUCCIÓN (JAYRO BUSTAMANTE)


The second feature film by Veronica Riedel need your help to complete the $ 50,000 that are needed for the first stage of filming.

The film will be an instrument of awareness and prevention to be distributed in schools across the country.

You can make your financial contribution in Anver Films, S. A. account of International Bank (Interbanco) # 8100019835 (In quetzales) and # 8200004171 (In dollars). For international transactions: Swift Code DIBIGTGC, Interbanco, Reforma Avenue 15-85 Zone 10, Phone # 23752700, Anver Films, S. A. account # 8200004171 (In dollars).

Your contribution can be anonymous or can appear in the film credits as COLLABORATOR PRODUCER personally or as a company (In the second case, after making your donation, please send your information to: produccion@anverfilms.com).

 MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF THESE GIRLS.

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Strange Medicine


Strange Medicine


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Veronica Riedel - Creator, Director and Producer of "Strange Medicine".

TV SerieS

24 episodes (12 in Spanish, 12 in English)

Follows Dr. Juan Rivera on his search for the strangest cures and most exotic medicines around the world. Dr. Juan is adventurous and unrelentingly curious -- however, he's no Bear Grylls. It's Heart of Darkness meets Anthony Bourdain with a healthy slice of Fear Factor. Join Dr. Juan as he (reluctantly) faces off with alligators, peyote, and poisonous snakes in his search for ancient remedies, treatments, and contemporary medical discoveries. 

 

Dr. Juan Rivera - Internist and Cardiologist. He was the Chief Medical Correspondent for Univision and Telemundo/NBC Network.

Short films


Short films


 

SHORT FILMS

 
 

Sweeping

Awards:

  • THE 11TH LATIN AMERICA FILM FESTIVAL DUBLIN. Official selection. 
  • III INTERAMERICAN BIENNIAL OF ARTVIDEOS Honorific Mention, Exhibition and contest. 
  • XV PAIZ BIENNIAL JURY SELECTION Guatemala, Guatemala. 


Synopsis: A 3 minutes video of the 'someone's got to do it' job, and the frustration that comes with playing the housewife role in a male oriented society. 

Duration: 2:30 min.

 

Isabela's Dream

Synopsis: Video Art from the Collection "Look Together", dedicated to children with Down syndrome.

Duration: 1:15 min.


Cash for a miracle

Awards:                  

  • MUSEUM LIA BERMUDEZ Selected for Biennale Del Barro. Maracaibo, Venezuela. 
  • CONTEMPORARY ART INSTITUTE OF CUENCA Photography individual exhibition and video installation. Cuenca, Ecuador.

Synopsis: My intention with this video is to take the viewer to the most intimate spaces of those rituals where all the emotions and human needs mix, and where the power of the divine is linked to the monetary values and the credulity of the people. 

Duration: 2:47 min.


Tuk Tuk Blindado

Awards: 

  • VI CENTRAL AMERICAN BIENNIAL Third place with video and installation. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • XVI PAIZ BIENNIAL ART SHOW/EXPOSITION/FESTIVAL Honorable Mention. Guatemala, Guatemala.

 

Synopsis: This video is a documentation of the movement of an armored motorcycle taxi around the city, which is popular as a solution to urban violence. The only star of this video is the motorcycle taxi. Walk across the city from the most elegant areas to hazardous areas of the country. Urban violence has no area and not seen, but arises unexpectedly at any time. 

TUK TUK which is the common name given to a common mototaxi. The motorcycle taxis are imported from Asia and have become very useful in many Latin American countries. They are ideal for informal transport and economic development. 

Duration: 7:29 min