Diego Briceño
Cuiba Media Inc.
Producer, Writer, Media Artist, Pitch Consultant

Bio

CUIBA MÉDIA Inc. is a digital media development and production company founded in 2009 by Diego Briceño to create artistic, useful and meaningful media 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. More recently, CUIBA has specialized in the development of interactive and linear media at the intersecting paths 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 crossmedia in Montreal. He has a BFA in Cinema (Film Production) and a Graduate Certificate in Digital Technologies and Design Art Practice 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/or 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.