Perla Atanacio

Perla Rosalía Atanacio Medellín, originally from Xalapa, Veracruz, is a Mexican dedicated to creativity and the arts. She has a Master’s Degree in Script and Audiovisual Development from the Universidad de Los Andes, Chile, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising Design and Production from the UPAEP, Puebla Mexico. Producer and scriptwriter, she directs the award-winning Ibero-American audiovisual and cinematographic production and exhibition platform She is interested in quality entertainment, human rights, and gender equality.

Perla is also Producer of the international animation studio Don Porfirio (Merida, Yucatan, Mexico) and founder of the digital production company “Filmakers Media Content”. She has been a scriptwriter for Televisa Networks and a producer at Camaleón Films. She adapted the novel about migrant trails “El Surco, historias cortas para vidas largas” by Mexican writer Iván Uriel for radio broadcasting in Mexico and the United States. She is the producer of the first documentary film about the work and struggle of domestic workers in Mexico “Day of rest”, narrated by Marcelina Bautista, selected at the Bogota International Human Rights Film Festival, and has recently released “20 years of dream and struggle”. For her work Perla has received awards as Best Entertainment Site in Mexico by the MX Internet Association, formerly AMIPCI, on three occasions; as well as has received Special Mentions for Production at the Pantalla de Cristal Awards in Mexico. Some of her productions have also been selected at film festivals and received awards such as Fepi in Argentina, as well as Gold and Silver at the PROMAX.