FICM Mexican

Cardozo, Diana

Dirección, Edición, Guión. ,

Diana Cardozo Benia

She studied cinematography at the CCC film school in Mexico City. She received the Rockefeller grant in 2005 and is currently a member of the National System of Art Creators of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA), Mexico. Her work has been presented at more than 70 festivals around the world, including two editions of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). She won the Best Fiction Short Film award at the 1st FICM and the Audience Award and the Gold Colibrí award for Best Short Film at the 7th South American Film Encounters, Marseille, France, for La luna de Antonio, which also participated in the 26th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France, among others. She won the Best Documentary Made By a Woman at the 6th FICM for Siete instantes (2008), which also received the FIPRESCI Award and a Special Mention at the 27th Uruguay International Film Festival; the Best Documentary Award at the 49th Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI, in Spanish), Colombia; the FEISAL Award at the 23rd Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG, in Spanish); and the First Camera Award at the 12th Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM in French), among others.