Marianne Teleki

Introduction (2-3 lines)

Marianne Teleki- Director/Producer was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, Mexico and Brazil. Special Circumstances, Marianne's directorial debut, received the Special Jury Prize at the International Documentary Film Festival, FIDOCS, in Santiago, Chile and Best Documentary at the Berkeley Film Festival as well as seven other awards including, Best Bay Area Filmmaker at the International Latino Film Festival in San Francisco.

Special Circumstances received funding from Latino Public Broadcasting in 2004 and 2005, from the Pacific Pioneer Fund, the Katahdin Foundation and Fleishhacker Foundation among others. Marianne has worked as a field producer for Television Nacional de Chile and is a member of National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), Bay Area Women in Film and Television (BAWIFT), Film Arts (FAF) and the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC). She resides in Berkeley, California US with her family.

New Day Films by Marianne Teleki

Awards & Accolades

Finalist at the Los Angeles 2010 IDA Pare Lorentz Award, the foremost event dedicated to the documentary film.
Finalist, at the 2010 Banff World Television Festival, the world’s most important television content creation event.
Finalist, at the 2010 25th Annual Imagen Awards, the Premier Hispanic/Latino Entertainment Awards in the U.S.
On PBS: (2009-2010-2011) Short-listed for the Emmys 2010
WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY Festival de Documentales Pintacanes, Chile (Jun 2008)
WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD Latin American Film Festival, Holland (May 2008)
WINNER: BEST EDITING Festival Cine Ceará Fortaleza, Brazil (Apr 2008)
WINNER: SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Festival Cinema Africano, Asia, America Latina Milano, Italia (Apr 2008)
WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY Festival Internacional de Cine Digital, Viña del Mar, Chile (Jan 2008)
WINNER: SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Festival Internacional de Documentales (FIDOCS) Santiago, Chile (Nov 2007)
WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY Festival de Cine Social y Derechos Humanos CINE OTRO, Valparaiso, Chile (Jan 2008)
WINNER: BEST LOCAL DIRECTOR San Francisco Latino Film Festival, USA (Nov 2007)
WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY Berkeley Film and Video Festival, USA (Oct 2007)
Hiroshima Peace Film Festival, Japon (Nov. 2011)
Festival de Films sur les Droits de la Personne de Montréal/Human Rights, Canada (Mar 2009)
Festival de Cine Latinoamericano y del Caribe, Finland (Oct 2008)
XXV Festival de Cine de Bogota, Colombia (Official Selection-Oct 2008)
International Documentary Film Festival of México City, México (Official Selection -Sep 2008)
Festival Documental Encuentros del Otro Cine, Ecuador (Official Selection-May 2008)
V Festival Internacional de Documentales de Madrid, España (Official Selection-May 2008)
It’s All True, Festival Internacional de Documentales, Brazil (Official Selection Apr 2008)
Festival Internacional de Cine Guadalajara, México (Official Selection-Mar 2008)
Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena, Colombia (Official Selection-Feb 2008)
La Habana Festival Internacional de Cine, Cuba (Official Selection-Dec 2007)
Los Angeles Latino Film Festival, USA (Official Selection-Oct 2007)
Cine Las Americas Festival Internacional de Cine Austin, Texas, USA (Official Selection-Apr 2008)
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