FICM Mexican

García Franco, Andrés

Dirección, Edición, Fotografía, Producción, Sonido. ,

Andrés García Franco

He studied cinematography at the CUEC-UNAM film school in Mexico City and received a master’s degree in visual arts and film from the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), California, United States, with grants from the Fulbright-García Robles and the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA). He won the Film Production grant of the UNAM Film Archives in 2004, and the CUEC’s First Feature Length Documentary Competition, in 2012, to make La historia negra del cine mexicano, which is currently in postproduction. His cinematographic work has been presented at various film screenings and festivals around the world, including two editions of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). He participated with his short fiction film La Invención de Morel (2009) in the 4th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM); the Short Film Corner of the 61st Cannes Film Festival, France; and the 55th San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain, among others. The film won First Place in the Kodak Film School Cinematography Competition 2006, and a Special Mention in the 6th International Film Schools Festival, in the context of the 55th San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain. At the 7th FICM, he presented his essay film Cines abandonados (2009) in the Cinema Without Borders section. He has also presented various installations and presentations of film live in museums and art galleries around the world, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), California, and the Alameda Art Laboratory, Mexico City.