Trisha Ziff
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TRISHA ZIFF has worked for the last twenty-five years as a writer, editor, curator and documentary filmmaker. Her first film as producer/writer Oaxacalifornia; (US/UK -1995) co-production with Faction Films in the UK. In 2008, Ziff co-directed Chevolution for Netflix her opera prima for Red Envelope with Luis Lopez. Director/Producer The Mexican Suitcase a Mexican/Spanish coproduction (2011). Completed, Pirate Stories, a series of shorts in 2014 filmed in London, Ramallah Dubai and Mexico City on film piracy. Directed The Man Who Saw Too Much (2015) Winner, Press Award Morelia Film Festival 2015 and two Arieles (Mexican Academy Awards) for best documentary and best score (2016). Best documentary Monterrey International Film Festival and Best Film, Festival of Memoria. She recently completed Witkin & Witkin, a study on the identical twins, photographer Joel-Peter and his brother painter, Jerome, opened at Morelia International Film Festival and had its international premiere at Hot Docs and U.S. premier at the AFI Film Festival. She is currently in pre production on Return to Oaxacalifornia 2018 revisiting the family of the original film a generation later with cinematographer, Seamus McGarvey. Trisha is completing a short, A Tale of Two Kitchens for the series, Rio Bravo/Rio Grande No Ficción for Netflix & Sundance. Trisha teaches film and media studies and guest lecturing at various universities in the U.S. Mexico and Europe.