FICM Mexican

Ceballos, Dionisio

Dirección, Guión. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, 1972

Dionisio Ceballos

He studied communication at the Iberoamerican University (UIA, in Spanish), Mexico City. He worked as the animator and image designer of the animated short film 4 maneras de tapar un hoyo (1995) by Guillermo Rendón and Jorge Villalobos. The film was selected to participate in the 49th Cannes Film Festival, France, and won, among other awards, the Golden Jaguar for Best Short Film at the 4th Cancún Riviera Maya International Film Festival, Quintana Roo; the OCIC Award at the 11th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), Jalisco; and the Third Coral Award for Animation at the 18th International Festival of New Latin American Film, Havana, Cuba. His short fiction film Al final del día (2006) competed in the 5th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) and was presented at the Short Film Corner of the 60th Cannes Film Festival and at the 24th Miami International Film Festival (MIFF). He received an Emmy for Animation and Design at the 40th Annual Northern California Area Emmy® Awards, San Francisco, for his work on the documentary The Next Frontier: Engineering the Golden Age of Green (2010), by Brad Marshland and Morgan Schmidt-Feng. He received the Creative Work Fund scholarship for his animated short film project Tata’s Gift in 2014.