about Ivan Herrera
Ivan Herrera, Dominican director and producer, has over 20 years of experience in the audio-visual industry in Dominican Republic. He took part as producer in several European productions (Affaires ╔trangŔres, O¨ Es-Tu?, Ernstfall In Cuba...). As an assistant-director, he worked on renown Hollywood titles as Miami Vice, The Good Shepherd, as well as in the short film “Bandoleros” by Fast & Furious, directed by Vin Diesel. He also was the producer of the first Dominican movie directed by a woman, “La Hija Natural” by Leticia Tonos.
In the world of music videos, he worked with international artists from France, Lebanon, Netherlands, United-Kingdom, Morocco and Latin-America, among others. In 2012, Ivan directed “El Ave Del Paraiso”, a short-film that opened Fine Arts Festival in Dominican Republic. That same year he co-directed “La Monta˝a”, a feature film documenting the first Dominican expedition to Mount Everest in the Himalaya. This documentary has been pre-selected for the Goyas 2013. He also worked as a director of photography for documentaries in remote places such as Afghanistan or Indonesia. Recently, he produced TV commercials for “Beats By Dre” and musical videos for Little Dragon, Damian Marley, Lenny Kravitz and Skrillex. He also co- produced “Capture Land”, a short film by Nabil Elderkin, filmed in Jamaica for the annual convention of The Mandela Foundation in South Africa.