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TRADE YOUR HERO FOR MINE is a video portrait featuring Mexico's National Women's Ice Hockey Team.

Based in Mexico City, Mexico, Selección Femenil Mexicana de Hockey sobre Hielo started in 2014 by three girls and one coach wanting to start the first women’s national ice hockey team for Mexico. They defeated the Men’s National team, won the 2017 World Tournament in Iceland (Division II B), made it further than any other Mexican women’s team in the 2018 Winter Olympic tryouts, and are now the highest ranked women’s sports team in the country.

The film and project, Trade Your Hero For Mine, aims to liberate cinematic portrayals of the female athlete from a millennium of male-dominated visual language.



Director + DP: Elena Parasco
B Camera: Alonso Mejia
Production: Contenido Neto Producciones
Editor + Colorist: Carlos Flores
Original Score: Andy Huckvale
Sound Design: Bobb Barito
Title Sequence DP: Nick Wiesner
Announcer Sound Design: David Boman
Announcer VO: Ximena Balmori

Photographer: Elena Parasco
Designer: Ana Thompson
Team: Selección Nacional Femenil de Hockey sobre Hielo
Casting: Akrav Agency (Sarah Benjamin NY; Tania Nieblati CDMX)
Production: Contenido Neto Producciones (CDMX)
AD: Anna Ritsch
Wardrobe Stylist: Jocelyn Carona
Hair + Make-Up: Adrian González
PA: Astrid Cortés
Translations: Edgar Duran D'Gyves
Post: Urban / CVLT Studio
BTS Photography: Anna Ritsch

Special Thanks:
Thea Maxine
Ana Thompson
Carlos Flores
Sterling Brinkley
Jonathan Ostos Yaber
Cyntia Leo
Paul Chang
Dexter Navy
Akrav Agency
Gia Seo
Dana Brej
Sarah Benjamin
Tania Nieblati
Diego de la Gama
Kas Henry
Bruno Garcia
Jenny Lee
Edgar Duran D'Gyves
Nick Wiesner
Oak Laokwansathitaya
Bobb Bart
Andy Huckvale
Urban / CVLT Studio

Featured Players:
Fernanda Chavez
Claudia Tellez
Macarena Cruz
Frida Cardenas
Bertha Gonzalez
Giovanna Rojas
Joanna Rojas
Tania Olvera
Thelma Escobedo
Daniela Castro
Natalia Amaya

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