Pinay Pictures is a New York based production company owned by award-winning director & producer, Beth Aala.
Beth has vast experience in all aspects of production including editing, camera work & photography. She also has a background in oil, acrylic & watercolor painting, as well as printmaking.
Beth is a three-time Emmy award-winning producer & recipient of a Peabody Award for her documentary work at HBO. Beth co-directed & produced feature documentary, RANCHER, FARMER, FISHERMAN for Discovery, which premiered at Sundance in 2017. She also directed & produced, Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (A&E IndieFilms) with comedian, Mike Myers. It won the Hollywood Film Award for Best Documentary & was nominated for the 2015 News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
Beth recently completed her latest feature documentary, Made in Boise. It will have its world premiere at AFI Docs Film Festival June 22, 2019. You can purchase tickets here. Thanks Hollywood Reporter for the shout out! Made in Boise will have a broadcast premiere on PBS’ award winning Independent Lens.
Prior to her her documentary work, Beth worked as an independent producer on a multitude of MTV shows including "Total Request Live" & the annual "Video Music Awards," working with big musical acts such as U2, Jay Z, Beyonce, Trent Reznor, Alicia Keys, Outkast, Dave Grohl, Missy Elliott & Justin Timberlake. She also directed & produced one of the premiere episodes of the hit news & doc series, "Made."
She resides in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and two boys. In her free time (ha!) she makes woodblock prints, cooks, takes way too many photos of her kids, & documents her travels around the world.