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Jorge Aguilera

Director / Founder

Jorge Aguilera

Vanessa Hernández

E P / Partner

Vanessa Hernández

Alejandro Saevich

E P / Founder

Alejandro Saevich

Sarah Clift

UK Partner

Sarah Clift

Lissy Castillo

Producer Services

Lissy Castillo

Jorge Aguilera

Director / Founder

Jorge Aguilera

Jorge has earned his place as one of the most respected directors in Mexico. He has helmed fiction and documentary long format films, has founded two very successful production companies and has been represented for commercial work in the US, Canada and Europe by some of the world’s most renowned companies. Jorge grew up in Los Angeles, New York and London and has always had an international perspective in his work and his relationship to the world. A true Third Culture Child.

Vanessa Hernández

Executive Producer

Vanessa Hernández

Vanessa began her career in advertising as agency producer at McCann-Erickson, Terán TBWA, Lowe and BBDO where she was head of production for several years. She moved to Spain to work as an EP for a production company and in 2012 returned to Mexico to become one of the founding members of our company. Vanessa also has a company making bespoke pet beds out of suitcases.

Alejandro Saevich

Executive Producer

Alejandro Saevich

Ale came from Buenos Aires to Mexico City in 2004. He was presenting a feature film at a festival and never went home. Over the years he has produced film, theatre and television before becoming one of the founding partners of Madrefoca. On Friday evenings you might find Ale playing the piano at a local jazz bar or hosting a stand-up comedy evening.

Sarah Clift

UK Partner

Sarah Clift

Sarah is an experienced International Creative Director from the UK. More recently she has transitioned into being a writer / director and the UK partner of Madrefoca Production Services. Sarah spends her time between London and Mexico, where she discovered her passion for riding horses out with the cowboys.

Lissy Castillo

Producer Services

Lissy Castillo

Lissy has worked both as a line producer and an executive with the world’s most important companies. She has been recognised, time and again, as one of the best international service producers in the country. Her people-person nature and acute task operation are signature to her success.

TESTIMONIALS

Group Creative Director

Ogilvy & Mather Toronto

What a great bunch of Madrefocas ! I have to say the experience we had in Mexico City was one of the best I´ve ever had. Collaboration, unparalleled creativity, lasting friendship and a few dozens filtres of Mezcal. They made a small group of foreign Canadians feel like family.
Working in Mexico for the first time was a real surprise. Madrefoca were an incredibly professional outfit, and I didn’t once feel like just another job passing through. Culturally this is a very can do environment - great locations, casting from LA and Mexico, high tech film equipment and shooting till we have everything we could possibly need, leaves little compromise in the creative process. The hospitality, food, entertainment and hotels were first class and very exciting. I felt confortable and safe to take a walk in the park, grab a coffee and enjoy the atmosphere when I needed to enjoy a moment to myself.

International Creative Director

McCann London

Broadcast / Digital Producer

Ogilvy & Mather Toronto

My creative team and I felt we were in exceptional hands from the moment we landed. Their production team were incredibly collaborative and worked tirelessly to ensure we got the product we wanted, and more. Our clients were ecstatic to be working with a very dedicated crew. I would highly recommend shooting in Mex City, especially with the talented individuals At Madrefoca.
Madrefoca have been a real find. These guys work out of Mexico but think internationally. Great locations, and incredibly premium crew, a motivated solution finding team. When it came to shooting they demonstrated incredible experience.

TV Producer

McCann Paris

Executive Producer

Basecamp Entertainment / New York, USA

Madrefoca left nothing to our imagination. The attention to service, tackling every challenge with grace, their commitment to living up to our (highest) expectation, surpassed what we had hoped for. I am looking forward to be repeating this experience and going back quite often.