Phoenix, AZ, USA
Juan is a Venezuelan filmmaker, video journalist, and the founder of Community Grassroots Media. He holds degrees in Electronic Media and Film from Eastern Michigan University, and a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership from Siena Heights University.
His keen eye for visual storytelling and his passion to explore untold and underreported stories was refined under the mentorship of Terry Bennel, an award-winning editor and director for such companies as the BBC.
Juan's work has been featured on a number of national and international publications including NPR, The Huffington Post and The National Journal. He has worked with international corporations such as BE Aerospace and Silicon Valley's Global Innovation Summit as well as with many national and international human rights organizations.
Juan's recent work in Phoenix includes producing and directing corporate documentaries and running CGM, which has produced documentary shorts highlighting myriad social and political issues.
2015 - The Pollination Project grant recipient
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