FICM Mexican

Urrutia, Ximena

Dirección, Producción. GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, 1979

Ximena Urrutia

She studied cinematography at the CCC film school in Mexico City. She has worked as a producer and director of several film projects. At the 6th Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), she won the IMCINE Award at the Production Workshop of the Morelia Lab for her short film Condones Encanto (2008). She was the producer for the short fiction film Laszlo (2009), by Ehécatl Garage, which won the Best Production award at the 14th VIART- Iberoamerican Festival of Student Short Films of Caracas, Venezuela. She also won First Place for the Fundación FEMSA award at the 1st ECOFILM Festival in Mexico for her short film Cosechando el agua (2011). Her short film Un suelo (2011), co-directed with Pamela Albarrán Rodríguez, won 1st place in the documentary category in the 4th“Hazlo en Cortometraje” University Competition, organized by the BBVA Bancomer Foundation and the Cinépolis Foundation, Mexico. She was the producer of the short film by Patricia Martínez Y retiemble en sus centros la tierra (2011), winner of the Best Student Short Film Award at the 2011 edition of the José Rovirosa Award, given by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Her short fiction film Ella (2014) was part of the Official Selection of the 12th FICM and has also participated in the 9th Sydney Latin American Film Festival (SLAFF), Australia, and the 12th World Film Festival of Bangkok, Thailand. She is currently working as producer of a documentary feature film.