Cuiba Media Inc.
Producer, Writer, Media Artist, Pitch Consultant
CUIBA MÉDIA Inc. is a new media company founded by Diego Briceño to create artistic, useful and meaningful cross-platform content for local and international markets. Since its inception in Montreal, Canada, CUIBA has co-produced or collaborated with production companies, independent creators and non-profit organizations in Canada, Europe and Latin America. Most of CUIBA’s projects converge linear and nonlinear approaches to propose new alternatives at the intersecting nodes of the environment, technology and the arts.
Diego Briceño is a
Colombian-born media maker with over 20 years experience as a
producer, director, concept developer and editor on social
documentaries, fiction and cross-media in Montreal. He holds a BFA degree
in Cinema (Film Production) and a Graduate Certificate in Digital
Technologies and Design Art Practice both from Concordia
University. Driven by narrative, ethics and collaboration, his
work often focuses on issues of exploitation, the environment and
North-South relations. He has directed and/or produced 8 documentary
projects, including a television series and an interactive project
plus one short fiction, which have all played in television and shown at national and international film festivals. Through
his company Cuiba Media, he specializes in the co-development of
cross-media projects with a strong international appeal. He is
co-founder and current president of Makila, a non-profit media
incubation platform and is co-creator and lead developer of the Cuban
Hat Project, a grassroots documentary pitching contest that has been
featured at events such as RIDM (Montreal), Hot Docs (Toronto), IDFA
(Amsterdam), Sunny Side of the Docs (La Rochelle). He also sits on
the board of the Alter-cine Foundation which provides financial
support to documentary filmmakers in the global South.