FICM Mexican

Quintero, Denisse

Dirección, Guión. MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, 1983

She took a course in screenwriting at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), in Mexico City. Because of her feature film screenplay Crucecitas, in 2011 she received a scholarship from the Carolina Foundation for the Quality Film Project Development Workshop and for the International Screenwriting Workshop at the Ibermedia Bolivia Lab. In 2013 she received the Young Creators Scholarship from the Mexican National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA) for her documentary Lengua muerta, currently in post-production. That same year she participated in the Talent Campus of the Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG). Her short film Carreteras (2013), winner of the 4th Mexico: Sexual Diversity in Film and Video Festival, received the Sexual Diversity Award at the International Short Film Festival FENACO Perú. Lengua muerta was also selected at the Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (The Roze Filmdagen) in Amsterdam, Netherlands; at the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema of Havana, Cuba; and at the Huelva Latin American Film Festival, Spain, among others. That same year, her documentary El secreto ajeno, won the production award granted by the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI). Thanks to the Ibermedia scholarship for the feature film screenplay Al estilo Jalisco, she participated in the Cinefilia Screenwriting Lab in Colombia. Her short film, El tigre y la flor, winner of the second contest for production support organized by the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE), was part of the Official Selection of the 14th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). She is currently working on the documentary Esto no es un elefante and gathering funds for her first fiction feature film.