Diego Rivera-Kohn is a film and interactive media director-producer based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Most recently he developed and produced a creative multiplatform campaign for the CIVICUS World Assembly, a global gathering for individuals and organizations from all sectors of society who want to actively engage in working together to find solutions and build a more just world.
His films have screened at festivals in Europe, Asia, and North and South America, including several very prominent festivals such as IDFA 2000 (Amsterdam, Netherlands), HotDocs 2008 (Toronto, Canada), 2009 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (Thessaloniki, Greece), and others.
His film, Ex-voto for Three Souls, won a Golden Frog Award at the Plus Camerimage Festival (2008), the world’s premiere film festival dedicated to the art of cinematography. Three renowned cinematographers did the judging for the award: Michael Chapman (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Fugitive), Cesar Charlone (City of God, The Constant Gardener) and Billy Williams (On Golden Pond, Women in Love, Gandhi).
Rivera-Kohn completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Audiovisual Media Production in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in affiliation with the Institut National de l’Audiovisuel in Paris (INA), France. He also completed a Masters of Fine Arts (Film Production) at Concordia University in Montreal and graduated from the prestigious Interactive Media training program at the Institut National de l’Image et du Son (I.N.I.S.) in Montreal, Canada.