Gilliam de la Torre

Co-producer / Cinematographer

Gilliam de la Torre (Gigi) is a Cuban visual artist focused on Cinematography and Photography as her preferred creative mediums. Having studied cinematography at University of the Arts (ISA) in Havana and completed DP workshops at EICTV San Antonio de los Baños and documentary studies at TISCH NYU. She was awarded a fellowship for the Flaherty Documentary Seminar on 2012.

Her cinematographic career has been centered on her passion for documentaries, working as DP in features like “Meeting Jim”, “Cuban Food Stories” (premiered at Berlinale Film Festival, featured on Amazon Prime, iTunes, DVD and Delta Airlines), “Me Japanese” (in post, winner of the Wave Maker Grant by Cannonball and Andy Warhol Foundation), “Garage Rendevouz” on the closure of the oldest flea market in Manhattan, NY and “Call me Lucky” (currently in post, sponsored by Women Make Movies).

Additional film work includes art and dance related videos like “Once Broken”, “Realness” and “Story of O”. Her photographs have been published by Shots, Theater Geist and Tablas magazines and highlighted at Lensculture platform. Gigi is currently at work on healing and migration in the context during the global pandemic for the production of a video visual poem titled “Primavera Adentro” and the development of her Photographic Book “A Way of Leaving”. She resides between Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York and Vedado in Havana.