Last Days at Sea

The film is an impossible pause of life. It is an attempt to keep the last moments of a boy’s childhood — to celebrate this beauty before it is left behind in search for a better future. In May 2018, “Last Days at Sea” participated in the If/Then Short Documentary Program by the Tribeca Film […]

Bakter (The Track Changer)

BAKTER | TRACK CHANGER from VeniceA on Vimeo. Erno worked as a train track changer for forty-two years and nine months. In a small base a kilometer away from the train station of Dvory nad Žitavou in Slovakia, he watched the world take shape as he changed the direction of passing trains. As he tries […]

Food for the Hungry

Worked with Ninjadog Studios as cinematographer and photographer for their project with Food For the Hungry.

Food for the Hungry

Worked as cinematographer and photographer for Ninjadog Studio’s project with Food for the Hungry

Jin Makes a Perfect Cello and Waits for the World to Listen

Jin left South Korea and moved to Hungary to study music. He works part time in a workshop in Budapest, learning how to make musical instruments. His mentor is patient but sometimes, he looks out the window for too long and wonders. Jin Makes a Perfect Cello and Waits from VeniceA on Vimeo. The film […]

Dreamland: Yakima Terror

Worked as a cinematographer and photographer for DREAMLAND: The Filipino American Story, a six-part series produced by Claire Miranda and Ninjadog Studios. Status: Production

Boa Tarde Senhor Lima

Film Title: Boa Tarde Senhor Lima Starring: Jose Lima Synopsis: Senhor Lima has been running his own ice cream business for the last thirty three years. Confined in the 1.5 square meter truck, Senhor Lima bears the winter and waits for spring to come. A story of a patient confidant, a man out of season. Running […]

Une Visite Chez Boris

In December 2016, my classmate, Benjamin Hameury, invited me to film with Boris Lehman. The idea was to spend an afternoon with Boris in his atelier and to talk about film and life. 


I made something with Ben and Anna a couple of weeks ago. This has no connection to Tras-Os-Montes but whilst writing my paper for Portuguese Cinema Culture and Identity class, I chanced upon a video of this talk and it explains a whole lot about what film is to me, and also about what the […]

For Lina

We were asked to film light for school. I made a letter, from my future self, talking about the present to someone light years away, my grandmother. Alina helped me with this one. What a strange and happy surprise that my grandma almost has the same name as my friend in the film.

Esquire Philippines: Erwin Castillo’s novel Cape Engaño (Behind the Scenes)

Behind the Scenes photographs I took while we were shooting for the third chapter of Erwin Castillo’s novel Cape Engaño, which you can read in the December 2014-January 2015 issue of Esquire Philippines.

INABEL: Modern Design from A Centuries Old Tradition by AVA

We filmed and edited the Kickstarter video for AVA and Tweetie De Leon Gonzales’ Inabel Collection.

National Geographic Channel’s Pinoy Hoops

The Pinoy Hoops team is composed of Adel Calma, Moshe Ladanga, Rafe Bartholomew, Myles Tordesillas, Jennifer Lagman, Cheche Jardeleza, Katrin Escay, Venice Atienza, Sally Bellosillo, Monica Baldeo, Maricel Reducto, Sari Estrada, Earl Moreno, and Martika Ramirez Check out the trailer here

TOMS Giving Partner

In 2011, I worked as a production manager for the documentation team for WE International Philippines and TOMS’ shoe giving in the Philippines. Check out the videos on We International Philippine’s Youtube Page

Kanlungan A Film By Louise Isabel Mendoza

Seven months ago, Lou and I rode a bus heading north