Amazon Constelation

A vision of the reality of the Amazonian peoples in a post-covid scenario, understanding the importance of taking advantage of the regional management tools available for the development of good territorial governance: Escazú Agreement, Leticia Pact, ACTO programs and the Amazon 80x25 initiative.

" Amazon Constellation" is a journey that guides Amazonian peoples to overcome their current challenges hand in hand and with the support of governments and civil society.

  • Gabriela Elena Arnal
    CUIDANDERAS, Amazon Conection
  • Rafael Marquina
    Art Director
    Amazon Conection
  • International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN South America)
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Constelación Amazonía
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 7, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    11,000 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
  • Language:
    English, Portuguese, Spanish
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  • Virtual Premiere
    February 10, 2023
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Gabriela Elena Arnal

Graduated in Graphic Design from “Los Andes” University, Venezuela, with more than 10 years of experience in the audiovisual field. She has worked as a producer, scriptwriter and director in numerous audiovisual projects. In 2017 she served as producer of the short film “Symphony of the Ceiba”, made for the International Wood Culture Society. In 2019 she wrote and directed the documentary web series CUIDANDERAS, produced by the Latin American and Caribbean Urgent Action Fund, about women defenders of territories, work that granted her the "Berta Cáceres" award in the DONAM'CINE Festival in Spain, 2021. From 2019 to 2023 she worked as a communications consultant for the Amazonia 2.0 project, coordinated by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). With this project she directed the animation short-film "Amazon Conection". She currently works as a communications consultant for the REDD Early Movers Program in Ecuador.

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Director Statement

I am passionate about film storytelling with environmental, social, cultural and gender purposes, through animation, documentary and fiction.