Aimara Reques

Chief Executive

Aimara is an award-winning producer who has over 30 years experience in the film industry. As a student at the University of Venezuela, Aimara was privileged to begin her career working alongside established director Pablo De La Barra. Her first documentary production experience was about a unique indigenous community, deep within the Amazon. The community was so inspirational in its wisdom and vision that it continues to inspire Aimara today. 

Aimara founded Aconite Productions in 2010 with a passion to produce ambitious and well crafted documentaries on important international stories. Since then, she has collaborated with a number of renowned directors and producers from both the UK and abroad.

She is a winner of two BAFTA Scotland Awards; a Fox Searchlight Award and an Amnesty International Media Award and has produced films for UK TV channels as well as international co-productions for broadcast and theatrical releases.