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Director and Producer for the Documentary series “Recomiendo Chile”, (Channel 13 TV- Chile). Documentary Series that has been uninterrupted for 14 years. Open Tv signal.

Professor of the Workshops of, Resources and Media and Workshop of Audiovisual Production for Education, Universidad Mayor de Temuco, Audiovisual Communication Career. Temuco – Chile (2004 to 2008)

Documentary series director “I recommend America”, which has the first season shown. (10 chapters that cover part of America: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala).

It is distinguished as Chevalier and Bronze Medal, (2015) by: L’Ordre Mondial de L’academie Culinaire de France, in Alliance with the Ministry of Agriculture, Alejandro Novella Vilches, for his research, dissemination and commissioning Chilean Gastronomy value. -.

The High Distinction of “Custodian of Chilean Cuisine” is given to Alejandro Novella Vilches, in his capacity as Creator and director of the Research and Dissemination Program “RECOMMENDING CHILE”. Delivered by INIA. (National Institute of Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture. Year 2017

Alejandro Novella Vilches is enthroned as Auditor Member of L’academie Culinaire de France in 2017. Chef Fabrice Prochasson, world president of the Académie Culinaire de France, was in charge of handing him the golden star of the organization, a hallmark that accredits him as one of the members of the organization globally.

In 2018, the “Guilde Internationale des Fromagers” of French origin, the largest in the world, appoints Alejandro Novella Vilches as a member for his outstanding contribution in local and artisanal cheese promotion in chile and around the world.

The Cofrades investiture ceremony was chaired by the Proboste Roland Barthélemy, an internationally renowned cheese expert and top authority of the Guilde Internationale des Fromagers Confrérie de Saint – Uguzon.

Since 2017 Alejandro Novella, is part of the jury of the Terres Catalunya Film and Tourism Festival in Spain. This festival has been held since that year in Tortosa, the most populous city in the Terres de l’Ebre region. In November 2018, Terres obtained the status of member of the CIFFT (International Committee of Festivals of Tourist Films). Also endorsed by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the European Travel Commission (ETC), the Central American Tourism Organization (CATA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO).

Since 2019 he has been part of the jury at ART & TUR – International Tourism Film Festival, in Portugal. Since its 1st edition in Barcelos in 2008, the ART & TUR Festival has effectively fulfilled its mission of making known to the world the best audiovisual productions in Portugal and in the world.

Art & tur, is an official member of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals – CIFFT, since 2008.