Film/Acting


Lizet has been writing Screenplays for Short Films with several Screenwriters

She wrote a Screenplay for a Feature Film with Director Luis Mandoki.


​EDUCATION

ACTING Terry Ross, Randy Davison, William Wall
UCSD BA in Visual Arts
Boston University . Liberal Arts  acting
Universidad Iberoamericana . Mexico City . Cine Comunicación


2017

Noticed- a short film by Javier Augusto Nunez- 

Starring and Written by Lizet Benrey and Thom Michael Mulligan

Painter- A short film by Javier by Javier Augusto Nunez 

Written by Javier Augusto Nunez Lizet Benrey and Thom Michael Mulligan

Starring Lizet Benrey and Thom Michael Mulligan 



2016

Lead actress - Take Five a short film by Anthony De La Cruz

Actress - Simple Twist a feature film by Shane P. Allen

Voice Over - Big Ideas Video
Interview - San Diego Unveiled 
Lead actress in Documentary The Oxnard EDD Shooting Massacre by Andrew R. Jimenez



2015-2017

Co writing - Screenplays for short and feature films with Javier Augusto Nunez, Thom Michael Mulligan and Francisca Silva
Co Writing - Screenplays For short Films with Alessandra Solari, Estella Sneider, Mel England

 



2015

Actress and Director – Romantic Drive a short film

Actress and co-Director Grief A Mini Movie

Actress in Carving a Life-a feature by film Terry Ross

Actress In Pine Hills-a short film by Terry Ross


2013

Co writing Screenplay for a feature Film, with Director Luis Mandoki 

Supporting actress Justice for all a short film by Joseph Samo

Collaborated in Tea for a Thunder Cup a film by Alison Williams


2010-2013

Selection Committee San Diego Latino Film Festival



2012

Directed and Produced Leonora and Gabriel-an instant
(about artist Leonora Carrington and her son Gabriel)

Director and Lead actress of short film Whispers in the Mirror-Tree of Gold Films


2011

Actress In Defense of Rodin-Grown Man Project

Lead Actress-The Magicians a film by Lisa Franek Produced by Sybil Wendler

Actress in Tea for a Thunder Cup, a film by Allison Williams

Actress in Secret Place-Michael Douglas Hawk HEP Mirror Mirror Denmark

Produced Directed and performed several short films for The Golden Heart


2010

Actress HEP

Produced and Directed-Short documentaries-Early Messages

Produced and Directed Hiram Life in Rhythm

Designed Premio Corazon Award-San Diego Latino Film Festival


2009

Directed and Produced Short documentaries-Media Arts Center San Diego

Art video performance- collaboration with GMN and Michael Douglas Hawk



2005

Produced documentary Shirley Chernitsky:El estallido de la Imaginacion


1980‘s

Actress Televisa Theater and TV Commercials

Universidad Iberoamericana studied under Guillermo Arriaga with Alejandro G. Iñarritu

Worked with Luis Mandoki in the production of his film MOTEL


 
Film Festivals and Exhibitions


2017
Take Five a short film by Anthony De La Cruz



2016 

Romantic Drive a short film by Lizet Benrey

Miniature Film Festival

International Mobil Film Festival



2015

Romantic Drive a short film by Lizet Benrey screened Negulesco Fine Art

and Vision Pulse Studios, San Diego CA

Pine Hills a short film by Terry Ross, 48 hour film production



2014

Justice for All a short film by Joseph Samo

San Diego Fall Film Festival-Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego CA


2013

The Magicians a short film by Lisa Franek Produced by Sybil Wendler

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival, San Diego CA

Leonora and Gabriel – an instant (about artist Leonora Carrington and son Gabriel)

THE CELTIC SURREALIST: IRISH MUSEUM OF MODERN ART Exhibition of work by Leonora Carrington


2012

Leonora and Gabriel – an instant (about artist Leonora Carrington and son Gabriel)

SURREALISMO - MUSEO NACIONAL DE ARTE, MUNAL, Mexico City

San Diego Latino Film Festival SDLFF. San Diego CA

Arlington International Film Festival  Arlington MA


2011

In defense of Rodin-Grown Man Project  Larry Caveney

Time is Love-International VIdeo Art Exhibition-Kisito Assangni

HEP exhibited in several countries throughout the world

The Magicians a film by Lisa Franek Produced by Sybil Wendler

New York International Latino Film Fesitval

Tea for a Thunder Cup, a film by Allison Williams

BELLAS ARTES, Mexico and fourteen other countries


2010

Early Messages a film by Lizet Benrey

San Diego Latino Film Festival


2009

Hiram Life in Rhythm a film by Lizet Benrey

San Diego Latino Film Festival

Secret Place HEP Mirror Mirror Denmark and several other countries

HEP-Iran Sazmanab Project Gallery, Mohsen Art Gallery of Tehran

HEP FACES Portugal Alcobaça Youth Week 2010


2005

Produced documentary Shirley Chernitsky:El estallido de la Imaginacion

Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia

Museo Carrillo Gil

New Art Center NYC

 


selected solo and group exhibitions



2015-Art Point Gallery- Tokyo Japan Private Collection

2013-ORIENT 2013 Art Expo Malaysia

2012-ORIENT 2012 Tokyo Japan Art Expo Malaysia

2011-ORIENT 2011 Japan

2011-Oceanside Museum of Art -Curated Group Show

2011-Gotthelf Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

2010-ORIENT 2010, Asian Japan Hall, Asian Japan Center hosted by Asian Artists Network

2009-ORIENT2009, ASIA KAWAII in Singapore Organized and Hosted by Arty Art Gallery

2009-Singapore International Art Fair 2009 Singapore Expo Sponsored by Arty Art Gallery

2009-Garage Gallery Trade Show California-Turkey, San Diego, CA

2009-Takas Sergisi-Trade Show-Turkey

2008-solo Gallery Art point, Tokyo, Japan

2008-ORIENT 2008. ART WAVE from Asean, Asean Japan Center, Tokyo

2008-Black and White Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

2008-Naestved Roennebaeksholm Art and Cutural Center, Denmark

2007-solo Perry L. Meyer Fine Art,  Gallery, San Diego, CA

2007-Galerie D’Este, PAPIER 07 Contemporary Art Fair-AGAC, Montreal, Canada

2007-The Gotthelf Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

2007-Museo Dolores Olmedo, Mexico City , Mexico

2007-Perry L Meyer Fine Art Gallery, San Diego, CA

2006-solo New Art Center, New York, NY

2006-Balance Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

2006-Mini Print International of Cadaques, L’Etang d’ Art Bages, France

2006-Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

2006-d.e.n. contemporary art, Gallery, Culver City, CA

2006-Art Academy of San Diego, San Diego, CA

2005-solo Cultural Center of Novi Sad, Gallery Small Art Salon, Serbia

2005-New Art Center, New York, NY

2005-San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

2005-Mini Print International of Cadaques,Spain, England

2005-Salon des Arts, Kensington London, England

2005-Cultural Center of Novi Sad, Gallery Small Art Salon, Serbia-Montenegro

2005-San Diego Museum of Art, Festival of Fine Art, San Diego, CA

2005-COFAC, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2005-International Small Works Exhibition, Red Dot Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2005-Art Academy of San Diego, San Diego, CA

2004-Salon des Arts, Kensington London, England

2004-Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

2004-Kruglak Gallery, Oceanside, CA

2004-COFAC, Border Council of Arts and Culture, LA, SD, Pasadena, CA, Tijuana

2003-solo Americas’ Arts, Gallery, Gettysburg, PA.

2003-solo Librerias Gandhi, Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

2003-solo Museo de la Ciudad, Centro Cultural,Tecate, Mexico

2003-Sala Barna,Galeria, Grupo Batik Art, Barcelona, Spain

2003-The Art Institute of California, San Diego, CA

2003-San Diego Museum of Art, Juried Exhibition,Southwestern College Art Gallery

2002-solo Bank of America, San Diego, CA

2002-Art of The Americas Gallery, Coronado, CA

2002-Pro Arts Open Studios, “Carpe Artum Show,” Oakland, CA

2002-Boehm Gallery, San Marcos, CA

2002-Mexican Consulate,San Diego, CA

2002-Poway Center for the Performance Arts, North County Printmakers, CA

2001-solo Artist Space Gallery, Del Mar, CA

2001-San Diego Art Institute Jurors Show, San Diego, CA

2001-San Diego Watercolor Society

1999-Third Light Productions San Diego,CA

1995-Women Beyond Borders, an ongoing international traveling



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a R t I s T  . Filmmaker . Actress . Screenwriter .