Meet The Team
MANUEL PEREZ MATOS • Founder / Director / EditorManuel is the consummate visual explorer. From creative development and direction to production, editorial and complex compositing, his ability to execute across a multitude of disciplines is truly unique. After receiving a degree in Advertising, Manuel got his professional start in the media business as as a promo copywriter at a local TV channel in his native Venezuela. It was there, in a small editing room, where he would later discover his fascination with the digital world and the art of post-production. Shortly thereafter, editing became his passion.
He has worked with various top-level production houses over the years, participating in the creation of TV commercials, network and program branding, as well as long-form documentaries, drama, reality and live action mystery series. The industry has praised his work with eight Emmy Awards and several PromaxBDA Gold Awards for his directing, editing and graphic arts work. He is also extremely active in the music industry, having participated in more than sixty music videos as producer, director or editor. When not directing himself, he collaborates with some of the world’s biggest commercial and music video directors in the Hispanic market. He has worked on projects that feature artists as diverse as Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, Mana, Alejandro Sanz, CNCO, Becky G, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, Karol G, Prince Royce, Gente de Zona, Ricardo Arjona and Pitbull.
VICTOR HUGO RODRIGUEZ • Senior Partner / Business Development
JORGE LOZADA • Director / Editor / Photographer
GUSTAVO ZAMBRANO • Senior EditorGustavo Zambrano’s experience expands on two decades dedicated to video and film formats. He worked for Discovery Channel’s Latin American headquarters in the US where he worked as an Editor/Producer in countless pieces several of which gained international awards. Gustavo collaborated in advertisements as well (Coca-Cola, Gatorade, Toyota, Mercury, Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Revlon, Panasonic, Smirnoff, Home Depot, AT&T, Chevrolet, McDonald’s…) in Latin America, the US and most recently Spain where he lived for over seven years creating Carmelita Films, a Production House that led to his next step in the audiovisual world, film.During his years in Madrid he collaborated on documentary series and long formats (Las Guerras de hoy, Colombia: la paz en contra de todos, Colombian Gold (2010 Official Selection at the Cartagena Film Festival) . The Co-Production and Editing of the highly acclaimed film Porfirio (Alejandro Landes, Director), premiered at La Quinzane des Realizateurs (Cannes, 2011) and went on to win a substancial number of nominations and awards in the International Film Festival circuit.Currently in the US, Gustavo continues his work as an established independent Content Editor between Los Angeles and Miami.
ELIAS CHACIN • Audio EngineerAfter graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Entertainment Business Administration and an Associate’s degree in Recording Arts from Full Sail University, Elias Chacin began working in the renown Warehouse Studio, where he assisted in recording sessions by artists such as Carlos Vives and Gilberto Santa Rosa. In 2007 Elias was hired by MegaTV as a sound mixer, but quickly became an integral part of the network’s creative team. Contributing in all aspects of audio and production, including voiceover recording, sound mixing, sound design, music editing and composition, etc. During his time with MegaTV Elias has also worked on separate projects with clients and brands such as: Promofilms, Imagina, Nativo LLC, Aries Media Group, Sony, NBC Universal, ESPN, Proactiv, Los Cadillac’s
OSCAR RIVERA • Art DirectorOscar Rivera is a nine-time Emmy® Award winning creative director, motion designer, he has produced work for brands such as: BBC Entertainment, HBO Latin America, BenQ, Adata Latin America, Univision, just to name a few.