Lola Creel: Filmmaker, Editor, Special Effects and Writer. She has been doing experimental films about poetry, and documentaries about different poets and artists from Mexico and United States for more than 30 years.
Producer: TV series ” Encounters” private television Mexico “Televisa”. Round tables with recognized world artists. Participants where John Houston, Frank Capra, Costa Gavras, Roman Polanksky …etc 1975-1976.
Writer and producer Radio Universidad: (University Autonomous Mexico) 1985-1986
Directed series of Radio: Series Divagarte, and Series Horizon XXI on Education Radio. 1992-2000
Producer of private and institutional music concerts: 1993 – 1994
1.- Academia Nacional de Medicina: Latin American Quartet. 2.- Congreso Nacional de Reumatología: Prieto Quartet.
Directed films of contemporary Mexican poets: 2000-2003
Jose Gorostiza, Jose Juan Tablada, Alfonso Reyes, Carlos Pellicer, Xavier Villaurrutia, Jorge Cuesta, Octavio Paz.
Directed documentaries about American Poets and Artists:1996-2000
W.S Merwin, W.D Snodgrass, Billy Collins, Georgia O’Keefe.
Theater and Revolution, Calendars, Octavio Paz, American Poetry I, and American Poetry II.
Directed Series of Creators Emeritus in Mexico: 1997-1999
Architect Teodoro Gonzalez de Leon (Fate and Creation), Architect Ricardo Legorreta (A man in the Architectural Path) and Artist Vicente Rojo (The Double Memory)
Directed series of documentaries: 2000-2004
(90 TV documentaries dedicate to Art: The Video on the Flight of the Poem, Fragments of City, The Voices of Sight, Open Doors, The Cat’s Step, Light in the Retina, Unlimited Zone, in between many others.
Directed the International Video and Electronic Art Festival in Mexico City Vidarte 2002
Producer: 2002-2003 Special homage to Bill Viola: in Mexico City in the Palace of Arts.
Producer: Exhibition of Video Artist Peter Campus in Mexico City with collaboration of curator David Ross.
Producer: Performance of Joan Jonas in Mexico City with collaboration of curator David Ross
Producer: Exhibition of ¨Lorna Simpson in Mexico City with collaboration of David Ross
¨Directed the Special Project Unit supported by the Council of Arts in Mexico: 2000-2004
Unit was dedicated to the development of digital Arts in Mexico, and was created to support the public awareness for appreciation of the new and emerging digital Art forms.
¨Directed edited and produced film “Journey of Hanuman”. 2004-2013
The film that try to preserve moments of India that have not been disturbed by globalization. Indian scenes are related with the poems of Nobel Prize poet Octavio Paz, and the underwater images are related with the epic “The Ramayana” of Valmiky.
Film “JOURNEY OF HANUMAN”. Collaborators:
Peter Coyote-Voice Over.
Christy Lee Rogers-Underwater Photography.
Eliot Weinberger- Translation of Octavio Paz Poems.
Richard Levien-Postproduction supervisor. Special Effects Collaborator.
SkySound George Lucas Ranch:
Jonathan Greber- Sound
Andre Zweers- Sound Mix and Editing
Steve Boeddeker- Sound design
LOLA CREEL has in progress:
The Shakti- Film