Ricardo Azuaga holds a Ph. D. in Audiovisual Communication (University of Valencia, Spain), M. A. in Arts (Cinematographic Arts) at the Central University of Venezuela. Senior Lecturer of Film Studies and a film critic, he is a member of the editorial staff of Cine-oja magazine (1987-2001). Film critic of Últimas noticias, a national circulation newspaper, between 2005 and 2014. He has published papers and participated in conferences in Venezuela, Spain and Mexico. Editor of the volume Diversidad en los Estudios Cinematográficos, he has contributed to the volumes Cine documental en América Latina and Miradas desinhibidas: el nuevo documental iberoamericano. He is a member of the Red de Investigadores de Cine Latinomericano (RICiLa).