Armandina Cueva of Massachusetts – Media Producer/Consultant. Member of Women in Film.
What’s the best part about your work? Working with a talented & supportive team. This collaborative environment allows us to focus our energy on creating amazing projects and it brings the best out of me.
What challenges have you’ve faced in this industry as a woman? For many years I found myself having to exert energy towards being heard, defending my position and fighting to earn respect in what felt like/was a men’s club.
In the age of #MeToo & #TimesUp, what do you hope to see happening in the future for women in our industry? I hope women receive more senior-level positions in order to balance the industry and with that help provide a safer work environment for all.
What’s one way you would suggest people “Change the Lens”? We are basically half the population and everyone was birth by a woman so is not an unfamiliar perspective, is closer to home that you might think.
What advice would you give to a new female filmmaker? Don’t apologize, be bold and believe you belong.
What goals do you have for this year? Increase my contribution to the media landscape in New England.
What women in the region (New England) inspire you? Uff, trick question, there is always inspiration in every woman, you will find a story behind their silence, their clothes, their words, their jobs, almost all with a thread of qualities, like strength, empathy, resilience, you just have to pay attention.
Upcoming Events or Announcements? What are you working on? Producing some cool trailers for Netflix, stay tuned! I am also on the board of this amazing Org MediaGirls, we have a fundraising/event: Get Strong Inside & Out – April 28 at the Brookline Teen Center, proceeds go towards bringing
How can your fans find you!? https://www.linkedin.com/in/armandinacueva/