Marialejandra began her film career in 1986 [imdb.com/title/tt0091255/] and became a full-time actor for film, theater and television. In 94, she creates La Caja Teatro to produce her first theater project with Peruvian actor/director Alberto Isola, with seasons both in Caracas and Lima; in 98, she moves to New York to study at the Lee Strasberg theater & film Institute; back in Venezuela, she begins producing and directing plays, workshops and experimental projects, and co-produces indie films. From 2014 to 19, she writes "The Charms of Guilt", her first screenplay for feature film. In 2018 she writes, produces and directs "Go Back Forward" ("Qué hago yo aquí", Venezuela, 2019) her first short film, produced by La Caja Teatro, 35 mm [us] and Procine [ve] with the support of Villa del Cine, Films Austères and Universidad Central Venezuela.
RCN # 6147 – CNAC, Venezuela
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WORKSHOPS &
•Directing for film, National Film School ENC, Universidad Central de Venezuela (2019)
•Diploma in Cinematography, National Film School ENC-UCV (2018)
•Screenwriting for film, TV and Internet - Thaelman Urgelles (2016)
•Screenplay I & II - Carmen La Roche (2015-16)
•Sound for film - Héctor Moreno (2015)
•Continuity - Maria Alejandra Yépez (2007)
•First Assistant Director - Luisa de la Ville (2007)
•Use and benefits of 16mm camera - Daniel Tonitto (2007)
•Introduction to the fiction script - Carmen Roa (2007)
•Script workshop - Julio Cesar Mármol (2006)
•The Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute, NYC. Teachers: George Loros, Robert Castle, Pennie DuPont, Geoffrey Horne, Jeffrey Ferguson, Ilka Lomonaco, Jan Douglas & Michael Margotta
•Grupo Actoral 80, GA80, Caracas. Teachers: Juan Carlos Gené, Verónica Oddó, Felicia Canetti and Alberto Isola
•Taller del Actor, Caracas. Teachers: Enrique Porte, María Teresa Haiek, Felicia Canetti & Santiago Sánchez
•Broadcaster. Certificate # 39.927 Escuela de Comunicación Social, UCV
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
4° Indian World Film Festival
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
2020
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
29° Women’s Film Festival
Brattleboro, Vermont
2020
Winner
Go Back Forward
10° Short Film Factory
Bucharest
2020
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
3° Nepal International Film Festival NIFF
Kathmandu
2020
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
6° Beeston Film Festival
Beeston, Nottingham
2020
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
3° 7th Art Festival of Miami
Miami, Florida
2019
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
12° BLOW-UP International Arthouse Film Fest
Chicago, Illinois
2019
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
14° Courts dans la Vallée - Au fils des Arts
Prémian, Languedoc-Rosellón
2019
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
2° Motion Pictures International Film Festival MOPIFF
Salt Lake City, Utah
2019
Official Selection
Go Back Forward
16° Vail Film Festival
Vail, Colorado
2019
Honorable Jury Mention
Go Back Forward
8° Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival
Calcutta, West Bengal
2019
Semi-Finalist
Go Back Forward
29° FilmBath
Bath, Somerset
2019
Birth Date
November 23, 1964
Nickname
Marialejandra
Birth City
Caracas
Gender
Female
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Sagittarius