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Brustrokes of Hope

Project Background

Melvin Gomez, an emerging fine artist, commissioned me to make a short documentary about his life and artistic journey. He needed the video to promote his work to potential grant juries, residential programs, gallery agents, and prospective clients.

Project Background

Melvin Gomez, an emerging fine artist, commissioned me to make a short documentary about his life and artistic journey. He needed the video to promote his work to potential grant juries, residential programs, gallery agents, and prospective clients.

Project Background

Melvin Gomez, an emerging fine artist, commissioned me to make a short documentary about his life and artistic journey. He needed the video to promote his work to potential grant juries, residential programs, gallery agents, and prospective clients.

Project Background

Melvin Gomez, an emerging fine artist, commissioned me to make a short documentary about his life and artistic journey. He needed the video to promote his work to potential grant juries, residential programs, gallery agents, and prospective clients.

Film Synopsis

Brushstrokes of Hope is a short documentary about El Salvadorian painter Melvin Gomez, whose art is helping create new paths for peace in his community.

Film Synopsis

Brushstrokes of Hope is a short documentary about El Salvadorian painter Melvin Gomez, whose art is helping create new paths for peace in his community.

Film Synopsis

Brushstrokes of Hope is a short documentary about El Salvadorian painter Melvin Gomez, whose art is helping create new paths for peace in his community.

Film Synopsis

Brushstrokes of Hope is a short documentary about El Salvadorian painter Melvin Gomez, whose art is helping create new paths for peace in his community.

My role

Producer/Project Manager

Director

Video Editor

My role

Producer/Project Manager

Director

Video Editor

My role

Producer/Project Manager

Director

Video Editor

My role

Producer/Project Manager

Director

Video Editor

laurels

Silver Telly Award 

laurels

Silver Telly Award 

laurels

Silver Telly Award 

laurels

Silver Telly Award 

Production Approach

Because so many aspects of filming a documentary are uncertain, I used a Notion database fueled by kanban boards and a rough gantt chart to plan footage gathering and arrange the narrative.

Behind the Scenes

Credits

Director & Producer - Mafer Bencomo Arévalo

Cinematographer - Ayse Dilan Taylan

Second Unit Photographer - José Ginocchio

Associate Producer & Colorist - Juliana Reolon Pereira

Production Assistant - Milena Montero

Music - Universal Music Productions Education-based License, Sky Castle by Caleb Jordan

Let's work together!

maferbencomo1@gmail.com

maferbencomo1@gmail.com

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