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Ricardo Hernandez Anzola

Associate Professor
Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema

Location: 25 Washington Ave, Brooklyn NY, 11205
Phone: 718.237.3410
Fax: 718.237.3419

Ricardo Hernández Anzola graduated from Columbia University?s film MFA program, and during his time there he co-wrote several short films that went on to play and garner awards in showcases like Sundance, Telluride, Berlin, Aspenshort, and New Directors/New Films. His first feature film as a screenwriter, Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera, was part of the official selection of AFI FEST, Guadalajara, and Sao Paolo, among others, and won the award for Best First Feature at Cinequest in 2008. In his native Venezuela he worked as creator and head writer of telenovelas and TV series including Tukiti, I Grew up, which was a semifinalist for the International Emmys in 2007 in the Children and Young People category. During that same period he also taught screenwriting at the Universidad Central de Venezuela.
Most recently he created and co-directed La cocina de Babel a 13 episode documentary series about immigration in Venezuela and the way its stories are told through food.

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