FICM Mexican

Tinajero Ponce, Salvador

Dirección, Guión.

Salvador Tinajero

He studied visual arts at the Image and Sound Department (DIS, in Spanish) at the University of Guadalajara (U. de G.), Mexico. He also studied filmmaking at the Film School of Uruguay (ECU, in Spanish) and the Konrad Wolf Academy for Film and Television (HFF in German) in Potsdam, Germany. He won the Best Work from the Michoacan Section award at the 10th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) for his short fiction film Epilepsia (2012), which was also presented at the 10th Celebrate Mexico Now, New York City’s annual festival of contemporary Mexican art, culture and ideas; the 4th Berlin Independent Film Festival (BIFF); and the 28th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG, in Spanish). He participated with his feature-length documentary project La silla vacía (2014) in the DocuLab.3 at the 27th FICG. He is currently working in the pre-production stage of his first feature Negro.