FICM Mexican

Cepeda Sánchez, César Gabriel

Animación, Dirección, Dirección de arte. PUEBLA, MEXICO, 1985

Plastic artist who has worked in film, theater and television production. In 2012 he directed the project Historia de un títere, the winning video installation of the Quito Contemporary Art Meeting, in Ecuador. He also presented Debajo del árbol, the first stop motion animated short film made in Puebla, Mexico. In 2013 he directed the project Puebla 1862, cubierta de gloria, one of the four winning projects of the XIV National Contest of Short Film Projects organized by the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) and by the Ministry of Culture. He received a scholarship from the FOESCAP for the project “Animación experimental, métodos de producción”. His short animated film Elena y las sombras (2016) was part of the Official Selection of the 14th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), where it won the Online Short Mexican Film Award. Elena y las sombras has also participated in festivals such as the StopMotion International Festival, the Pixelatl Festival, the Shorts Mexico Film Festival, in Mexico; and the Fantoche de Badeny Festival, in Switzerland. He is currently part of the team at “KraNeo” studio.