Miriam Ortiz Guzmán is a cinematographer. She graduated from the International School of Cinema and Television (EICTV) in Cuba and holds a degree in Social Communications from the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM) in Mexico. Among her notable works is the documentary THE FAREWELL, awarded the Feats Award - Best Short Film at UNAM International Film Festival, the Full Frame President Award at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, ]a special mention at the 44th Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival, and was selected for the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA).
The short film CITIZEN screened in more than 15 festivals and won the “Made in Costa Rica” Jury Award from the Shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival. She was the additional photographer for the feature film YESTERDAY WONDER I WAS, which was recognized at the Morelia Film Festival (FICM) 2018 with the award for Best First or Second Mexican Feature, and won the Cinemex – Mexico Primero and FIPRESCI – Mexico Primero awards at Los Cabos International Film Festival.
She has been involved in a variety of projects as cinematographer and camera operator for feature films, documentaries, and series. Her recent projects include EXODUS and PARADISES, both documentaries on migration-related issues.
TFI Network | 2020