Coordinator, MFA in Motion Pictures
University of Miami, Department of Cinematic Arts
5100 Brunson Dr.
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Ed Talavera is an award-winning cinematographer of narrative and documentary feature films. Talavera’s numerous film credits include work aired on HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and theaters worldwide. His theatrical film credits include SUE, PERFECT PREY, QUEENIE IN LOVE, BRIDGET, and MI AMOR. Feature documentaries include ONE WATER, FINDING GASTON, LIFELINE, and SINGULAR. His films LANDSCAPE SUBLIME and JEN CLAY: THE TEXTURE OF ANXIETY recently won Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards. Talavera’s unique and evocative visual style has garnered international praise and awards. A graduate of New York University’s Graduate Film program, Professor Talavera serves as the coordinator of the M.F.A program in the Department of Cinematic Arts at the University of Miami and faculty director of the Canes Film Festival, an annual showcase of student films.