Tareco Pictures is a producer of fiction and non-fiction film projects, based in Miami.


contact

info@tarecopictures.com
786-294-3230

about

Tareco Pictures was established in Miami in 2002 by Grela Orihuela and Bill Bilowit, and has since produced documentaries, music videos, shorts and independent feature films.

Grela Orihuela (Executive Producer) is Cuban by birth and grew up in Astoria, Queens. She graduated from the NYU Film School Fine Arts program, and in the early 1980s worked directly for two legendary and iconic men in marketing and promotion: Bloomingdale's fashion director Kal Ruttenstein and rock n'roll impresario Bill Graham. In the mid-1980s Grela was a producer at WABC-TV news, the executive producer at Telemundo Network, and an independent producer of Spanish-language broadcast programming. In the late 1980s she moved from television into corporate media, founding The Show Works (1988 - 2007) in New York with partner Bill Bilowit to produce large-scale international corporate events, entertainment, trade shows, videos and multi- media. She has produced more than a hundred marketing and promotional projects, such as global dealership conferences for Sony Corporation in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Mexico, Hawaii, and Paris with in-venue live concerts by major music artists such as Tony Bennett, Celine Dion, Julio Iglesias, and Cyndi Lauper.

Bill Bilowit (Director-Writer) was raised in Greenwich Village by theatre-career parents. As a teenager in the 1970s, he worked as 16mm documentary cameraman and assistant editor on films about iconic NYC cultural events. He graduated from The High School of Art and Design with a Motion Picture Production major and studied film history and theory at Hunter College with Barbara Leaming. In the late 1970s he designed / directed model animation and effects scenes for the Saturday Night Live super-sketch "Attack of the Atomic Lobsters" and the banned-from-TV cult movie "Mr. Mike's Mondo Video". In the 1980s Bill's horror movie work included scenic effects for George Romero's "Creepshow" and production design for "CHUD" and "Sleepaway Camp". In 1988 he founded The Show Works (1988 - 2007) in New York with partner Grela Orihuela, for which he wrote and directed more than a hundred marketing / promotional videos for Canon USA and Sony Corporation to introduce new products and technology during the historic transition from analog to digital.


In 2007 Orihuela and Bilowit established Wet Heat Project LLC to produce documentaries about the contemporary art scene with a special focus on Miami, including the feature films "miamiHeights" and "making sh*t up" and the online short film viewport WetHeat.TV.