Liza Rafael
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Liza Rafael


Full Bio
I believe that through telling stories we build stronger connections with the people and world around us. Being able to access those stories is the first step to being able to tell them well. I want to make sure all stories are accessible to the people they belong to and those who want to hear them.


Product Operations Manager, Media, Group Nine Media 2020-present

I build workflows with the Group Nine brands for tracking and capturing metadata using internal and external tools. This includes problem solving for where known metadata isn_x0019_t correctly capturing, making sure videos with the appropriate metadata are deployed to feeds, and that all brands are following the same workflows in regards to metadata across the company. I_x0019_m also involved in the AI video tagging process, and am working with the relevant teams to ensure video accessibility.

Archivist, Group Nine Media 2019-2020

Development and preservation of the Group Nine Media archive. I worked with the post pr

Professional Credits
Love Happens, Writer, Director, Producer, Editor 2019

R.E.M. By MTV, Associate Producer - 2014

Line to the Wall (2014) short film, NYC - 2014

Leave it on The Stage, Director, Editor, Producer - 2010

The Scientist (2008) feature film, Omaha, Nebraska - 2008

Round on Both Sides (2008) short film, Youngstown, Ohio - 2008

Una Calle Sin Salida (2008) short film, NYC - 2008
Industry Awards
Love Happens won the Independent Spirit Award at The Detroit Trinity International Film Festival 2021, Best First Feature at The Queens World Film Festival 2021, 3rd place in the suspense-thriller feature film category at The Indie Gathering in 2021, and screened at The Great Lakes State Film Festival in 2020.
Leave It on the Stage screened at the Interrobang Film Festival 2011 and Landlocked Film Festival 2011.