Enrique is a visual artist, filmmaker and media executive from Bogotá, Colombia. He was recently appointed to co-lead the Documentary Film Initiative at the Shorenstein Center at Harvard Kennedy School, working to support new research, analysis, innovation and provocation around core issues facing the documentary field. 

His latest film, Alpha Kings, premiered at International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2023, and was acquired for distribution by The New Yorker. It was recently selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick. His work has screened at True/False Film Fest, AFI Fest, SXSW, Festival de Nouveau Cinema, Museum of Moving Image, Camden International Film Festival, among others. Enrique is currently working on his first feature-length project. 

He served as Senior Manager of Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Program for six years, running the Edit and Story Lab, Music and Sound Design Lab, Art of Editing Lab, and leading the program’s international strategy in Latin America, and the Middle East. He also contributed to awarding $2 million/year in unrestricted grants to documentary filmmakers globally. He was Director of Programming for Ambulante Documentary Film Festival in its California edition, and has served as consultant and Juror in numerous selection committees for nonprofit institutions and media funds, including Sundance’s Documentary Fund, John Hopkins’ Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund, Brown Girls Doc Mafia, Points North Institute, Proimagenes Colombia, IMCINE Mexico and Concordia’s Fellowship Program. Enrique is currently part of the selection committee for the Tribeca Film Festival.

He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & Television from the New York Film Academy and a Master of Fine Arts in Documentary Film & Video from Stanford University.

           Enrique Pedraza-Botero by Rowan Ings.