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Client: Aerie -
Title: Real Summer 2018 (Castaway) -
Director: Ryan Abel
DoP: Ryan Abel
Agency: Client Direct -
Creative Director: Summer Daughenbaugh -
Production Company: The Lovely Works -
Production Service: Costa Rica Production Services -
Service Producer: Sergio Miranda -
Location: San Blas Islands, Panama
Luis Valderrama is an award-winning international producer with a 25-year career producing throughout the Caribbean, Central & South America. He is credited with work on more than 200 commercials, music videos, and TV series. Luis has produced for the general as well as Hispanic market in the US and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English. His experience producing for the North American and Latin American markets has honed his skills and resourcefulness at completing projects within budget and on time for clients including Disney, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Toyota, Volkswagen, Ford, ITT Tech, Colgate, Budweiser, AT&T, Publix, ESPN, and Marriott.
Sergio Miranda was the first Costa Rican to actively promote Costa Rica as a destination for international film and television producers. He feels privileged to have worked on projects for just about every major production company and network in the United States and Europe alongside directors like Ridley Scott, Mel Gibson, M. Night Shyamalan, Robert Rodriguez, David Ayre and Frank Marshall. More recently, in the world of documentaries, he worked with Oscar and Emmy-award winning directors Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin.
By working across all genres such as commercials, feature films, realities, photo shoots and corporate videos, Sergio has developed a keen sense of how to comply with the creative and logistical needs of film and television production in Costa Rica. Over many years of experience, he has also brought together a unique team of professionals to assist him in delivering world class production services.
Sergio co-founded and is currently President of the Chamber of the Costa Rican Audiovisual Industry (CAIAC). He also contributes toward grassroots development of the industry as member of the steering committee that oversees the Costa Rica Film Commission. Sergio was born in raised in Costa Rica, where he is married and has 3 children.
Executive VP of Production at Fox FX, Gigi Causey.