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Miami is in the middle of a cultural explosion. Filmed during the lead up to Art Basel Miami Beach in 2011, Rising Tide is a story about the visual artists who live and work in this emerging art city. Featuring Jen Stark, the TM Sisters, Venessa Monokian, Funner Projects, Brookhart Jonquil and gallery owner Brook Dorsch, this documentary takes you inside the working worlds of these unique creative talents and serves as the perfect introduction to the history and trajectory of Miami's creative development.Produced, Directed and Edited by Andrew Hevia, Rising Tide is a production of WLRN-TV, and was funded in part by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Rising Tide: Producer

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Andrew Hevia is a filmmaker from Miami. His films have been screened at festivals world wide, on the internet and on televisions across the country. Rising Tide is his first feature length documentary. He studied visual arts at the acclaimed New World School of the Arts, where he made experimental films and several narrative shorts. A YoungArts winner for Cinematic Arts, he continued his studies at the School of Motion Pictures, Television and Recording Arts at Florida State University, a rigorous program that emphasized Hollywood style narrative filmmaking. Afterward graduating from film school, Andrew moved to San Francisco where he worked for the short film DVD magazine Wholphin. He returned to Miami and began working with the Borscht Corporation as a contributing member and producer for the Borscht Film Festival, a regional film event that commissions, solicits and produces a wide range of film projects by the city's most promising young filmmakers.