Mercedes Grassi King
Mercedes Grassi King
Mercedes Grassi King, Audiovisual Communicator, Faculty of Fine Arts - UNLP. Advertising and Fashion Photographer, Fotodesign. Member of IAVA, International Association of Visual Artists.
Took courses in editing, scriptwriting, art direction, dramaturgy, lighting, at UNLP and ENERC. Among them, WRITING FILM dictated by Aida Bortnik and J.J. Campanella stands out.
Screenwriter and Director of various projects, where are distinguished; the short film ABRI LOS OJOS (2008) FESAALP 2008 selection, the video clip EL PROBLEMA (2013) REC 2013 selection, and the theatrical play CAUTIVA, aimed at raising awareness about human trafficking for sexual exploitation, (2016, 2017 and 2018) declared of Legislative Interest by the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of the Province of Buenos Aires.
Assistant Director, Postproduction Coordinator and Associate Producer of the short film AMIGOS DE ESPERMA (2018), winner of the Honorable Jury Prize at the 3rd Indian World Film Festival.
Assistant Director in the teaser for the film FAMILIA POR ENCARGO, 2019, by Ramiro Velasco, winner of the Ibermedia Fund for Development, Cultural Patronage, and participant in various international development laboratories.
Light Double of Main Actress, to immerse in concepts of Direction from another point of view, from the PASAPORTE HACIA LA LIBERTAD series, Sony-Globe 2020.
In 2021, performed the roles of VFX Assistant and VFX Coordinator on set for the film LA LEYENDA DEL CONDOR CIEGO, by Norman Ruiz, Cinema Globo.
Direction Assistant, Coord. Postproduction and Associate Producer of the short film TALCAHUANO, independent 2021. In 2021, worked as Assistant Director in the experimental dance short film EL PERFUME DE LA TIERRA, independent.
In 2022, Assistant Director and Associate Producer of the short film TODO LO DEMAS SE BORRA, which deals with racism and anti-racism in our time, independent.
Assistant Director in theater in NEGOCIO INFAUSTO (Machado Teatro, 2019) and in CÁMARA GESELL (La Tertulia, 2019). Independent photographer, delving into the artistic branch. Investigating self-portraits to have both looks, to build the idea and to be a vehicle that expresses it. With a strong inclination and empathy towards social issues; covering feminist marches.
Teaching assistant at the Motivarte Photography School in the Basic Course of Comprehensive Photography. Recognized as a Special Mention in Motivarte with a surreal photography with double exposure (2018), and winner of Best Fashion Photography in Fotodesign (2019).
Selected in 2021 to exhibit her photographs at BADA and at BAJOS DEL BAROLO, Palacio Barolo. Selected in 2021 with journalistic photos of feminist marches to be part of the book REGISTRATION IN MOTION: "FEMINISMS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY", Red Editorial, Cultural Patronage. 2022, Jury Coordinator at FICiP (International Political Film Festival).
Currently, developing the web series TEMPORADA BAJA, as a scriptwriter for some episodes, selected in Flixxo Solo Series, Ventana Sur (2021).