MIGUEL ANGEL CANO SANTIZO
In the summer of 2010 Miguel Cano spent three months in Piura (Peru) working in a local NGO where he wrote, directed and co produced two social documentaries about a local NGO’s mission.
The first eight months of 2011 he worked in an organization in Split (Croatia), where he was conducting workshops and was involved in a documentary project about the role of mothers during the War of Yugoslavia. Meanwhile, he wrote, filmed, directed and produced three video clips for a promising pop -rock band national, La Nave del Coco.
He continued working with the same band and on December 23, 2011, as an event presenting their new album in the Auditorium of Huercal Overa, it was screened the show-movie “El Vagamundo, The Movie”. A total of forty-eight videos were reproduced on a big screen behind the band while interpreting the songs from their new album. He then moved to Toronto (Canada) where he worked on some documentary projects.
He also wrote, directed and produced music videos for bands in cooperation with Neruda Productions (Kitchener), including “Soneto V”, winner of an international video contest.
Later on he spent ten months in Indonesia, where he cooperated with an NGO and wrote, filmed, directed and produced two social documentaries features, including “Hapan Project: Carlos, the Messenger of Hope”.
He continued his journey in Asia as photographer and Artistic Director of Peace Revolution Organization , and creator of the “I Meditation Artistic Retreat”, project he directed and conducted in Thailand. Finally, he spent a month traveling, filming and photographing through the most remote areas of the Tibetan region located in current Chinese province of Sichuan. This work has already been published as an article and photo-essay in various international media . Now from it comes his latest documentary film, “Still Tibet”, which has been already screened in over a dozen of International Film Festivals, being awarded in some of them.
Currently traveling and filming in Mongolia during two months as part of the 'Humanitarian Filming Expedition' Project.
Publishing as blogger of the Huffington Post.
Filmmaker on-the-road of Wiggle High5, one of the top women’s cycling teams.
On Distribution stage of the last Mr. Challenge’s documentary movie production, “Still Tibet”.
As well as posting frequently at the travel & adventure blog, ‘The Magic Is Out There’.
Also available in Spanish, ‘La Magia Está Ahí Fuera’.