FICM Mexican

Gómez Córdova, Sofía

Dirección, Edición, Guión. ,

Sofía Gómez Córdova

Originally from Aguascalientes, she studied audiovisual arts in the Department of Image and Sound (DIS) of the University of Guadalajara (U. de G.), Jalisco, where she currently works as a professor. She has dedicated herself to film editing, in works such as Luces negras (2009) by Samuel Kishi Leopo and Me parezco tanto a ti (2011) by Luna Marán, as well as the co-edition of two feature length documentaries La hora de la siesta (2014) by Carolina Platt Soberanes and Retratos de una búsqueda (2014) by Alicia Calderón, both selected for the 12th FICM. Recently, she became involved in screenwriting, an area in which her work stands out in Samuel Kishi Leopo’s first feature film, Somos Mari Pepa (2013), selected by the 11th FICM and winner of the Press Award at the 16th Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF) and an Honorable Mention at the 31st Miami International Film Festival (MIFF). Her work as a director has been shown in more than 10 festivals around the world. She participated with her short fiction film Historia de un matrimonio (2006) in the 5th St. Petersburg International Festival of Debut and Student Film BEGINNING, Russia, and the 6th International Student Film Festival Písek (MFSFPÍSEK, in Czech), Czech Republic. She won Second Place at the 6th Female Sessions and First Place in the category of fiction at the 4th Certamen de Cortometrajes, in Guadalajara, Mexico, for Día de campo (2011). Her short fiction film La última batalla contra las malditas palomas (2014) was part of the Official Selection of the 12th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). She is currently working on her first feature film Los ojos de Schrödinger. This project was part of Guadalajara Talents 2014, in the context of the 29th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG); of the International Pitching Market during the 17th GIFF; and the Rotterdam Lab of the 43 International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Netherlands.