Gerardo del Valle is a Producer and Director based in New York City. His work explores the people behind the headlines and the repercussions of policy decisions on communities. 

He studied Communications and Media at Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala and has a Master’s in Journalism from the City University of New York. He is a Firelight Documentary Lab Fellow and an SFFilm Foundation New American Fellow. The International Documentary Association (IDA) and the Sundance Institute have supported his work.

Starting his career as a video journalist in Plaza Pública, the first online newspaper in Guatemala, he’s gone on to work on long-form documentaries and web-based projects. He has collaborated with Vice, Univision, the BBC, Agencia Efe, NBC and is currently a Video and Film Fellow at ProPublica. 

His work has been recognized by the Edward R. Murrow Awards (2023), the Fundación Gabo (2019), the Inter-American Press Association (2014), and the National Press Photographers of America (2018).
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