FICM Mexican

Andrade Juárez, Gastón

Dirección, Dirección de arte, Edición, Guión, Producción, Sonido. Leon, Mexico, 1984

He studied screenwriting and realization in the University Center of Cinematographic Studies of UNAM.

He was responsible for the photography of the short film Rio Lerma, winner of the Ariel award for best short film in 2011. With his short fiction film, The Murmurs, he won the Ingmar Bergman Award for Best New Director at the 32nd Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden.

His documentary, El árbol, participated, among others, in the prestigious Dutch documentary festival IDFA, the Short Film Corner of the 67th Cannes Film Festival, and won the Best Documentary Dance Award at the 41st Huesca International Film Festival, in Spain, and Best Mexican Documentary at the 16th Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF), in Mexico.

In 2014, he obtained the FONCA Youth Creative Award. In 2016, he received the support to Cinematographic Creators by the IMCINE. In 2017, he was the winner of the Estimulo Gabriel García Márquez with his project La Educación que Silencia.

He founded his production company La Oscuridad de la Nube, where he independently realized the documentary short film Los árboles no dejan ver el bosque.