President and Creative Director
Juan Mandelbaum has been recognized as a documentary filmmaker and social marketing expert, and has also worked as consultant, teacher and curator.
His work has been broadcast on a variety of venues, from AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE to SESAME STREET, and has won multiple awards, including three EMMYs. He was a producer/director at WGBH-Boston on AMERICAS, a 10-part PBS series on Latin America.
As part of his interest in promoting Latin American culture Juan has curated several series of films from the region, including LATIN VISIONS, at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and CINE ARGENTINO, at the Institute of Contemporary Art, the largest-ever retrospective of Argentine film and video held in the United States.
A native of Argentina, Juan holds an M.A. in Communications from the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania, which in 1998 awarded him the Merrill Panitt Citizenship Award, given each year at graduation to an alumnus in recognition of their career achievements.
Juan is past president of International Film Seminars, organizers of the Flaherty Film Seminars and has served on panels for the Massachusetts Cultural Council and ITVS.
He has been a Lecturer at the Annenberg School, an Instructor at Boston University and Adjunct Faculty at the Art Institute of Boston.