Talavera is an Professor in the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media at the University of Miami and the supervisor of the M.F.A program in film production.

Courses Taught Include:

Film Production

Advanced Cinematography Graduate

Advanced Cinematography Undergraduate

Advanced Lighting

Advanced Editing

Introductory Film Production

Advanced Film Production

Intermediate Narrative Production

360 Immersive Cinema

National Cinemas

iPhone Class Recommendations - 2019 

Steven Soderbergh

High Flying Bird




Apple Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter


Cable converter for the Mic

Movo MC3 3.5mm TRS (Female) Microphone Adapter Cable to TRRS (Male) for iPhone & Android Smartphones



Movo VXR10 Universal Video Microphone with Shock Mount, Deadcat Windscreen, Case for iPhone/Android Smartphones, Canon EOS/Nikon DSLR Cameras and Camcorders


Filmic pro app



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VideoLeap App

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LumaFusion app


ULANZI U Rig Pro Smartphone Video Rig, Filmmaking Case


AILUN Phone Tripod Holder Head Mount 1/4" Screw Adapter


Xenvo Pro Lens Kit for iPhone and Android, Macro and Wide Angle Lens with LED Light and Travel Case


3.5mm Male to Female Stereo Audio Cable - 25 Feet (7.62 Meters)


Imovie Mac Editing

DaVinci Resolve Editing and Color (free)