the blurb

Jaime is a creative director, producer, and founder of the New York-based production company A FILMS. His portfolio includes works with brands such as Vogue, Carolina Herrera, Marriott, Desigual, Sorel, and TAG-Heuer, including the award-winning commercial “TAG-morphosis.” He has directed music videos for Husbandry (USA), Jean-Paul (Spain), and Nung Nung (Taiwan).

Currently, Jaime is showcasing his latest project, “Los Sandy’s,” a poignant short documentary exploring the sacrifice and creative resilience of a Mexican immigrant family in the US. Additionally, Jaime served as the creative assistant to the director for the Ecuadorian film “A Son of Man,” which represented Ecuador at the 91st Oscar Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and received six nominations for the Platino Awards of Ibero-American Cinema.

With nearly a decade of experience in humanitarian and natural disaster documentaries, Jaime is the head of documentary production at Tzu Chi USA. In this role, he oversees 150+ documentary projects annually, from conceptualization to delivery.

In summary, Jaime is a dynamic filmmaker renowned for his creative problem-solving, seamless collaboration, and consistent success. He navigates challenges diplomatically, excels in distilling complex information, meticulously manages budgets, and consistently meets tight deadlines. Driven by a commitment to excellence, Jaime is passionate about delivering exceptional results.

selected film works

DIRECTOR

Los Sandy’s, A FILMS. Short documentary

    • AmDocs – Official Competition
    • Big Apple Film Festival – Official Competition
    • DOC NYC’s Only in NY Roundtables

TAG-Morphosis, A FILMS. Commercial

    • Winner of the TAG-Heuer Jury Award to Best Commercial, EYEKA Competition

Drop by Drop, Grab Twist Pull, Smile with Teeth, Birds (all around), You Look Good. Music videos, A FILMS

DIRECTOR’S ASSISTANT

A Son of Man, Paracas Films. Feature film directed by Pablo Agüero and Jamaicanoproblem

    • Ecuadorian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards
    • 6 nominations to Platino Award Nominee including Best Ibero-American Cinema Fiction Film

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Stealing Chanel, RPM Media. Feature film. Director: Roberto Mitrotti. Star: Lydia Hearst.

Indiana, Whatabout Films. Dir: Toni Comas. Feature film. Star: Angel Fazio

    • Two wins, including Best Film, and three nominations to Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival

PRODUCER

Tzu Chi USA, Head of production of a fast-paced production team managing annually a portfolio of 150+ short documentary projects for social impact

FIELD PRODUCER

Marriott’s Story Booked, Season 1 and 2, NBTV. Director: Shern Sharma. Feat. Aloe Blacc, Jon Boogz, Alexi Pappas, Julie Gautier, Felix Samper, among others.

    • Episodes awarded with Telly Awards, Webby Awards, and BooooomTV Awards, as well as Vimeo Staff Picks

FIXER

Vogue, Carolina Herrera, Desigual, Sorel Various branded content campaigns

Legacy: Paco de Lucia, Womack Studios. Dir: Curro Sánchez. Documentary series

Tale 1994, NQLA. Doc series about the 1994 Saudi National Soccer Team