FICM Mexican

Romandía, Fernanda

Dirección, Edición, Fotografía, Guión, Producción, Sonido.

Contact: 55 5105 1358

Fernanda Romandía

She studied photography at Parsons The New School for Design, New York, and at the Active Photography School in Mexico City, and cinematography at The Maine Workshops, Rockport, Maine, United States. Her work has been presented at more than 10 festivals around the world, including two editions of the Morelia International Film Festival (FICM). She won the Best Short Fiction Award at the 5th FICM with her short fiction film Fénix (2007) that also participated in the 25th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF), Iran; the 20th Toulouse Latin American Film Festival, France; and the 4th Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival (FICCO). She participated in the 6th FICM, in the section “Ten Years of Mantarraya,” with the same film and with her short film Por orden de aparición (2007), was also presented at the 12th Film Festival of Lima PUCP, Peru; the 14th San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF); and the 12th Bienal of Photography, Mexico City, among others. In addition to her work as director, she has also worked as the director of photography and cinematography on several projects, including the feature films by José Álvarez: Flores en el desierto (2009), for which she received the Best Cinematography Award at the 22nd Festival Présence Autochtone, Montreal, Canada, and won a Special Mention at the 7th FICM; and Canícula (2011), selected at the 9th FICM and which received another award for Best Cinematography at the 15th RiverRun International Film Festival, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.