RAVA Films - Producer / Director Team
A tightly knit (and wedded) producer / director team composed of Rafael Salazar & Ava Wiland. We create documentaries, films and branded content for ourselves and on assignment for the infinitely vast world of the World Wide Web. Our work strives to shine light on real people and experiences through distinct and thought-provoking storytelling.
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A tightly knit (and wedded) producer / director team composed of Rafael Salazar & Ava Wiland. We create documentaries, films and branded content for ourselves and on assignment for the infinitely vast world of the World Wide Web. Our work strives to shine light on real people and experiences through distinct and thought-provoking storytelling.

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RECENT WORK

OUR LATEST WEB SERIES

smARTpower

smARTpower

“smARTpower” — an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and administered by the Bronx Museum of the Arts — sends 18 American artists to 15 countries around the world to work with local artists and young people to create community-based art projects.

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NewYorkCloseUp

NewYorkCloseUp

The Webby-nominated New York Close Up series is a kaleidoscopic portrait of contemporary artists in the first decade of their professional career, living and working in New York City. The series captures rarely documented aspects of the creative process and chronicles the experience of being a young artist in NYC. 

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Latest in RAVA’s Blog

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    Brian Lehrer Likes Our Brooklyn Museum Spot

    One of WNYC’s best, most tireless and reliable radio hosts, Brian Lehrer, says on his weekly-CUNY TV show, speaking of the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond: “One can get a quick sense of the energy behind the art from......

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    A Blade of Grass Mini-Doc Web Series

    Proud to announce we’re beginning production on a mini-documentary web series with A Blade of Grass – named best arts organization in NY 2014 by the Village Voice! The documentaries will feature the seven A Blade of Grass artist/fellows who, with the support of the......

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    Joan Didion video in Vogue.com

    So proud to share this video Rava Films shot, produced and edited for the amazing team behind the first ever and only documentary about Joan Didion and our friend and crowdfunding queen Vann Alexandra. You can find the video on Kickstarter and Vogue.com A little......