Mariel was born in Mexico City. Studied film at the San Francisco Art Institute and CUEC (University Center for Film Studies) in Mexico City. She holds a degree as a Director of Photography from DFFB (German TV and Film Academy Berlin). Her graduation film “Hagazussa” has screened at several festivals, including BFI London and Sitges Film Festival, winning the best cinematography award at Cineapocalypse in Chicago. She has been involved in productions with ARTE, Piano, Fidelio Films and Varios Lobos among others. She’s a co-founder of Retina Fabrik Filmproduktion with Lukas Feigelfeld. Mariel is based in Mexico and Germany.
Spanish (native) | German (fluid) | English (fluent) | French (basic) | Greek (basic)
35mm |16mm | S8mm
Hagazussa | Feature Film | D: Lukas Feigelfeld | P: dffb, Retinafabrik | Germany | 2017
Opus Zero | Feature Film | B-Camera | D: Daniel Graham | P: Piano, Ingmar Trost | Mexico, Germany | 2017
Lonely Hearts Club | Short Film | D: David Figueroa | P: Mediafisch Switzerland, Fidelio Films | Switzerland | 2016
Maíz, Origen y Destino | Documentary | B-Camera | D: Alberto Cortés | P: Bataclán Cinematográfica, Bambú Audiovisual | Mexico | 2016
Autodreams | Music Video | D: Lukas Feigelfeld | P: Retinafabrik | Germany | 2012