González, Juan PabloDirección, Edición, Fotografía, Guión, Producción. ATOTONILCO EL ALTO, JALISCO, MEXICO, 1984
He graduated from an M.F.A. in Film Direction and Production at the University of Texas at Austin, Unites States. He received a scholarship for studying abroad from the Mexican National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA) from 2012-2013, and another scholarship from the Austin Film Society. He has worked as director of photography in diverse documentaries made in Mexico, the United States, South Korea, Japan and Central America. He participated in the 17th Las Americas International Film Festival, in Austin, Texas, with his documentary short film about the Mexican-American writer Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Hinojosa (2013), as part of the section “Made in Texas”. His documentary short film ¿Por qué el recuerdo? (2014) was part of the Official Selection of the 12th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). In 2015 he was named one of the 25 new faces of independent cinema by Filmmaker Magazine. His work includes documentary, fiction and experimental films, which have been shown in festival such as the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), Netherlands; the Festival del film Locarno, Switzerland; the Cannes Film Festival, France; and the Mexico City International Documentary Film Festival (DocsDF), Mexico, among others. He is currently a professor of the Master in Film Direction at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).