Colombia. After a selection process conducted by Universidad del Valle that lasted about three months, the electronic engineer Gabriel Jaime Vieira Posada was elected as a new member of the National Television Board, representing the country's universities.
Vieira graduated from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellín. He is a Magister in Cinematography of the Universite de Paris and Magister in New Technologies Applied to Education of the University of Barcelona. He is also a Doctor of Arts at the University of Antioquia and has additional studies in quality audiovisual children's production, narrative structures in poetry, literature, among others.
Director of 20 over ethnographic, social, cultural, industrial and scientific documentaries. Professional photographer and director of photography. His documentary 'Voices from the Shore' was in the Official Selection Festival of Brussels, Belgium in 1998. International speaker, film teacher and curriculum designer of the Masters in Cinema of the University of Antioquia.
The new board member, who will replace Olga Castaño Martínez in the position, worked for more than 13 years as a director, teacher and audiovisual researcher at the University of Antioquia. He also worked as an advisor at the Autonomous University of Bucaramanga, founded Cinemática Producciones and was a co-investigator of Cantoalegre Corporation.
His interests are rooted in children's television, audiovisual narratives, fiction, documentaries and transmedia. Gabriel Vieira Posada will take possession in the next few days before the National Television Board.