FICM Mexican

Linares Martínez, Jorge Luis

Dirección, Edición, Fotografía, Guión. MEXICO, AUGUST 1988

He studied Cinematography, with a specialty in Photography, at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), as well as two semesters at the Television and Film University (Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film) in Munich, Germany. His short film Por los caminos del sur/Down Southern Roads (2015), part of the 13th Morelia International Film Festival’s (FICM) Official Selection, won the José Rovirosa Award for Best Student Documentary and was nominated in the category of Best Documentary Short Film for the 58th Ariel Awards. Por los caminos del sur has also traveled in competitions like the Festival dei Popoli in Italy, the Göttingen International Ethnographic Film Festival in Germany, and the Pärnu Film Festival in Estonia. As director of photography, his work Negro (2014) by Daniel Castro won the Pantalla de Cristal Award for Best Photography, and Nunca regreses/ Never Come Back (2014) by Leonardo Díaz, won the award for Best Work from the Michoacan Section at the 12th FICM. Nunca regreses was also part of a special screening of FICM at the 54th Critic’s Week, a paralel section of the Cannes Film Festival, and it won the award for Best Iberoamerican Short Film at the 19th edition of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG). He is currently in post-production of Zapatos, his B.A. thesis.