Dilia Pacheco Méndez is a director and producer from the Dominican Republic. Her directorial debut is “Girasol” (2016), a feature-length film which won “Best Feature Film” at the Toronto Independent Film Awards, TIFA (2017) and was nominated for “Best Opera Prima” at the Ibero-America Premios Platinum, as well as at the Dominican Premios La Silla.
From TV commercials to short and feature films, Pacheco has directed and produced various projects including “Nuria” (2012) a prime time TV investigative journalism program along the lines of 48 Hours and 60 Minutes. Currently, Pacheco is developing her second feature, entitled, “All Its Glory”(2019), a crime drama, dark comedy genre film.
In 2013 she founded PMS Productions, a full-service production company that provides local film crews, crew assistance and support for both national and international clients. PMS manages productions for international companies, as well as national commercial agencies developing music videos, documentaries, animations, commercial videos and independent features. Her clients include: Vimenca Group, Western Union, Lending Point, Pagatodo, Dominican Wings, Cemento Cibao, Panacrédito, VOPM, Tiendo Fresh, Cliff Co, Found Object, International Justice Mission…
All It's Glory
Film (Crime) Director When the unexpected death of a drug mule with a body overloaded with narcotics comes into the national spotlight, a web of drug trafficking and corruption points to the highest members of the Dominican government.
Film (Drama and Biography) Director Girasol is a rags to riches story that chronicles the life of Victor Mendez Capellán, one the most successful businessman in Dominican Republic. A working class orphan armed only with his wits, the film follows his against-all-odds rise out of poverty from his days shining shoes on the streets to his command of international business in the boardroom. Written by Dilia Pacheco Mendez
Film (Short) Director A couple's life is forever changed by a traumatic loss.
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TIFA Best Feature Film (mid-budget)