Luz Zamora received a BA in Mass Communication with a specialization in audiovisual in her home country, Venezuela. She moved to Los Angeles to collaborate in documentary features, and subsequently to New York after being awarded a merit-based scholarship and admitted to The New School where she completed a Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies and an MS in Digital Communications Media/Multimedia.
Luz was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Caracas Filminuto Film Festival in Venezuela with her short Caracas Fenced, and her next short De Colores premiered at DOC NYC in New York City, and it was part of the official selection of several film festivals in Los Angeles, Colorado and New Orleans. As a filmmaker, Luz has collaborated with prestigious organizations like The New School, Columbia University, New York Foundation for the Arts, Global Fund for Women, Women Peace and Security, and The United Nations.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Presidential Cup for Meritorious Service.
International House, New York, USA 2019.
Davis Peace and Diplomacy Grant
International House, New York, USA 2018.
Fellowship in the Women's International Leadership Program International House, New York, USA 2016.
Short Documentary "Caracas Enrejada" (Caracas Fenced)
Winner: Honorable Mention
Caracas Filminuto Film Festival. Caracas, Venezuela 2010.
New York, USA