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Mabel Valdiviezo

Public bio

Mabel Valdiviezo is an award-winning filmmaker and alumni of the Sundance Producers Conference who creates visually compelling films on socially relevant contemporary issues.

She is a winner of the Women in Film Emerging Filmmaker Award and her film, Soledad Is Gone Forever, screened at the Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Corner and at LALIFF.  She produced Carlos Baron, Poeta Pan, a documentary short for the KQED arts show, Spark. Her script, Soledad’s Awakening, was a finalist at the Sundance Screenwriters Lab.

With her documentary project Prodigal Daughter, she participated in the NALIP Latino Media Market 2012 and, more recently, in the NALIP Latino Producers Academy 2013. Mabel is a recipient of the 2013 NALIP Artist Mentorship Grant and the 2013 Dos Orillas/Two Shores Award given by ASPEM (Peru/Italy) for filmmaking work about the Peruvian diaspora.  She has also edited the long form documentaries Women with Altitude and River Webs.