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Fiesco, Roberto

Dirección, Guión, Producción. CIUDAD MADERO, TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO, 1972

Contact: 55 5598 9060
robfiesco@yahoo.com


He studied cinematography at the CUEC-UNAM film school, Mexico City. His work has been shown at numerous film festivals and forums around the world, including five editions of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). For David (2005), he received the Best Fiction Short Film award at the 3rd FICM; Best Fiction Short Film award at the 19th Torino GLBT Film Festival /Da Sodoma a Hollywood, Italy; the Best Actor for José Adrián Espíndola at the 33rd Huesca International Film Festival, Spain, among other. He competed in the Official Selection of the 6th FICM with his fiction short film Paloma (2008), which won a Jury Special Mention at the 1st Festival Internacional de Cine en el Campo, Special Mention SIGNIS at the 3rd Short Shorts Film Festival, Mexico (SSFFM) and a nomination for Best Short Film at the 38th Silver Goddess Awards Ceremony, in Mexico. At the 7th FICM he presented his feature documentary, La transformación del cine en música (2009), in co-direction with Julián Hernández. He participated in the 11th FICM with his fiction short film Estatuas (2013) and with his debut film Quebranto (2013). The first one received the Silver Goddess Award for Best Short Film at the 43rd Silver Goddess Awards Ceremony and the India Catalina Award for Best Short Film at the 54th Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI), Colombia, among others. Quebranto won the Guerrero Press Award at the 11th FICM; the Ariel for Best Feature Documentary at the 56th Ariel Awards Ceremony; the Premio Documental Memoria at the 35th International Festival of New Latin American Film, Havana, Cuba; and the Sebastiane Latino Award at the 61st San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain, among others. He presented his short documentary Actos impuros (1993) at the 12th FICM, in celebration of the 20 years of the Mexican Short Film Forum. His short fiction film Trémulo (2015) was part of the Official Selection of the 13th FICM. His short fiction film Fissures (2016) is part of the Official Selection of the 14th FICM.