FICM Mexican

Robles, Omar

Compañía productora, Dirección, Guión. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 1993

He studied Visual Arts at the Image and Sound Department of the Guadalajara University in Mexico. In 2015, he received the Young Creators scholarship from the Mexican National Fund for Culture and Arts (Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, FONCA) for the screenplay of the feature fiction film Las llamadas perdidas, and the scholarship from the State Council for Culture and Arts, Jalisco, for the production of the short film Los desterrados hijos de Eva. His short documentary film, co-directed with José Permar, Aurelia y Pedro (2016), part of the Official Selection of the 14th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), received a Special Mention from the Jury at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), and it was recognized as Best Short Documentary Film at the Festival Internacional de Cine del Desierto (FICD), in Mexico, and at the Film School Screenings at the Latin American Film Festival in São Paulo, Brazil. Aurelia y Pedro (2016) was also selected at the Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF), Mexico, and at the Shorts Mexico international film festival, among others. He is a founding member of the independent film production company Tardígrada.