About the Writer/Director

Mauricio Rivera Hoffmann

Mauricio Rivera Hoffmann holds an Audiovisual Communication degree from the Universidad de Lima. His first film won the Best Short Film award in 2011 from the Peruvian Ministry of Culture. Summer Haze, a film he directed during his MFA in Film at Columbia University, was selected for many festivals worldwide. Besides writing and directing, he is also a production designer, having fulfilled that role in award-winning short films and features.