FICM Mexican

Tornero Aceves, Arturo

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Arturo Tornero Aceves

He studied animation and digital media at the Audiovisual Art Center (CAAV), Guadalajara, Mexico. He is the founding member of the animation studio Mansión Bécquer and a teacher of animation at the Universidad del Valle de Atejamac (UNIVA), Zapopan, and at the CAAV, Guadalajara, Mexico. He received the Young Creators Grant in Visual Arts from the Stimulus Program for Creation and Artistic Development of the Jalisco Secretariat of Culture from 2008-2009, among other grants, for the animated short film project Stellarium (2009). His documentary short film Agua pasa por mi casa (2010) won the animation category of the 2nd “Hazlo en Cortometraje” University Competition, organized by the BBVA Bancomer Foundation and the Cinépolis Foundation. He participated in the Official Selection of the 9th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) with his animated short film, Monarca (2011), in co-direction with Víctor René Ramírez Madrigal, that was shown at more than 70 festivals around the world, including the Short Film Corner at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, France; the 26th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG); the 33rd International Festival of New Latin American Film, Havana, Cuba; the 34th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France; and the 6th Short Shorts Film Festival Mexico (SSFFM), among others. This work received a grant from the 9th National Competition for Animated Short Film Projects, launched by the National Council for Culture and the Arts (CONACULTA) and the National Film Institute (IMCINE), and received a Special Mention for promoting environmental protection in Mexico at the 13th Crystal Screen Festival.