As Field Director / Cinematographer of the NAT GEO WILD series, “Caught in the Act,” Alvarez loves logging thousands of miles around North America, capturing cinematic tales of surprising animal encounters. For BBC Travel she ventures to some of the most remotes corners of the planet to find out what it’s like to live there for “To the Ends of the Earth”.
Her latest work in festivals as a Director/Cinematographer includes “Baja’s Secret Miracle”, a 12 minute documentary that won the award for Best Foreign Language Film at the Blue Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit 2014, Best Nature film at LAIFF, Audience award at VIEWSTER among others.
Currently she is Producing and Directing “Spirit of Discovery” where sharing his past failures and successes with a new generation of scientists, the greatest living oceanographer, 97 year old Professor Walter H. Munk, embarks on an expedition to Cabo Pulmo, Mexico to show the courage and risks it takes to discover something new.
To check her credits visit her IMDB page at http://tinyurl.com/elianaalvarez