El Tigre Productions transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary.
El Tigre is a creative non-fiction production company innovating the documentary form. Their singular style combining striking visuals with innovative storytelling has brought international accolades including Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Film, DOC NYC’s 40 under 40, Emerging International Filmmaker Award at Hot Docs, and nominations for Gotham, Spirit, and Critics Choice Awards. Their feature 306 Hollywood premiered opening night at Sundance, screened in over 65 festivals, was released theatrically in over 25 cities, broadcast on PBS (POV), and streams on Amazon.
El Tigre produces non-fiction films and digital content for the world’s leading museums, platforms, and brands such as Google, MoMA, The Getty, The Whitney, PEN America, and The New York Times. They have received support from organizations including Sundance, Artemis Rising Foundation, NYSCA, Latino Public Broadcasting, and IFP.
Elan Bogarín Co-Founder + Director/Producer
Elan Bogarin was chosen as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of
Independent Film in 2017. She was nominated for the Gotham + Spirit Awards for
producing “Big Fan” which premiered in competition at Sundance. Elan is the co-director
of El Tigre Productions, a bilingual strategy/production company that creates innovative
non-fiction films and produces content for the world’s leading cultural institutions. Clients
include MoMA, the Whitney, The Getty, Colección Cisneros, Museo Reina Sofia, and
The New York Times. As a strategist, she envisioned and managed the creation of
coleccioncisneros.org, the digital hub of Latin American art. She is the co-founder of The
Wassaic Project, an arts festival that has hosted thousands of artists and she has
received support from Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program/ JustFilms Ford Foundation, Latino Public Broadcasting, NYSCA, Experimental Television
Center, IFP, and HotDocs. Elan received her BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Jonathan Bogarín Co-Founder + Director/Producer
Jonathan was chosen as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of
Independent Film in 2017. He is the co-director of El Tigre Productions, a bilingual
strategy/production company that creates innovative non-fiction films and produces
content for the world’s leading cultural institutions. Clients include the Whitney Museum,
MoMA, The Getty, Colección Cisneros, Museo Reina Sofia, and PEN America. As a
strategist, he envisioned and managed the creation of coleccioncisneros.org, the digital
hub of Latin American art.
He is also a visual artist who creates paintings and social practice artworks throughout
the US and Venezuela and has taught at Columbia University, Bank Street College of
Education, and Pratt Institute. Jonathan received an MFA from Columbia University a
BFA from RISD, and has received grants from Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program/ JustFilms Ford Foundation, NYSCA, Latino Public Broadcasting, IFP,
Hot Docs, and Experimental Television Center. In 2017 he won the audience award for
best pitch at the Hot Docs Forum.
Troy Herion Composer + Senior Producer
Troy Herion is a NYC-based composer writing music for film, theater, dance, and experimental arts. His orchestral and electronic music has been performed at Carnegie Hall, broadcast on MTV, and screened in major film festivals including Toronto, Tribeca, and SXSW. His visual-music films including Baroque Suite have been called "marvelous" by New Yorker music critic Alex Ross. Concert works have been performed by So Percussion, JACK Quartet, The Pennsylvania Ballet, American Composers Orchestra, Crash Ensemble, Nash Ensemble of London, and Brentano Quartet. Herion also scores ongoing digital shorts for Google, The Whitney Museum, MoMA, The Getty, The Cisneros Coleccíon and others.
Nyneve Laura Minnear Editor
Nyneve Laura Minnear’s recent film, (T)ERROR (Editor 84mins), won a Special Jury Award at Sundance 2015, a Grand Jury Award at Full Frame 2015 and in 2014 Nyneve attended the Sundance Documentary Edit Story Lab as a fellow. “GIRL WITH BLACK BALLOONS” (Editor, Writer, Co-Producer 59mins) was chosen “Best of Fest” at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2010 and won a Grand Jury Prize at DOCNYC2011. “THE LULU SESSIONS” (Editor, Writer, Co-Producer 84mins), has screened at over 20 festivals worldwide, winning six Best Documentary awards. In 2011, Nyneve was named one of “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” by Women’s eNews.
Alejandro Jano Mejia Director of Photography
Alejandro Jano Mejía is a lefty Mexican-born cinematographer whose work has been featured at Berlin, TriBeCa, Slamdance, Cabos, Vancouver, Rio de Janeiro and Morelia. He won the Panavision Award for Best Short at the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2015. His work ranges from fiction films and commercials for brands such as Nike and Red Bull and recently he was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus 2016. He directed episodes of the TV show Sesiones for Sony Latin American Television and he co-produced ‘A Secret World’ by director Gabriel Mariño, which had its premiere at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival.