FICM Mexican

Coello, Antonio

Dirección, Edición, Guión, Producción, Reparto.

Contact: 5655 2530

Antonio Coello

He studied communication at the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM), Mexico; a graduate course in screenwriting at the CCC film school, Mexico City; a post graduate course in 35mm filmmaking at the Film and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC) and Stage Management Workshop in EICTV film school, Cuba. He received a grant from the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) on various occasions. His work has participated in more than 40 film festivals and showings around the world. His short fiction film El rey de Zinacantán (2003), which participated in the 2nd Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), won the Manuel Barbachano Ponce Award for Best Work at the 6th Geografías Suaves Festival in Mérida, among other prizes. He participated in the 6th FICM with Chimbumbe (2008), winner of the India Catalina Award for Best Fiction Short Film at the 50th Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI), Colombia, and was named Best Short Film at the Latin American showing of the 19th  São Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil, among others. He is currently a fellow of the National System of Art Creators and works in post-production of his debut Siete filos .