ArteCareyes Film & Arts Festival Curator
Marina Stavenhagen is a screenwriter and film developer, with over 20 years of professional work in Mexico. Her work as a writer includes several short film and feature film scripts among others: EN MEDIO DE LA NADA (Hugo Rodríguez, 1992); DE LA CALLE (Gerardo Tort, 2001); VIAJE REDONDO (Gerardo Tort, 2009), which has obtained several awards and recognitions. Marina has been a teacher, counselor and script consultant with many public and private Mexican institutions, and a jury in various national and international film festivals.
As a promoter of film, she has actively participated in the organization of exhibitions and film festivals in Mexico. She has been president of the Association of Women in Film and Television (WIFT-Mexico), and was Director General of the Mexican Institute of Cinematography. She is Member of the Board of Advisors of the Phoenix Film Ibero American Award and the Academic Council of theBergman Cathedra, of the UNAM University. For her work in promoting quality films and cultural exchange, Marina was honored by the Government of the French Republic with the Order of Arts and Letters in France.