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Fernando Frias

Director, "Rezeta"

Born and raised in Mexico City, Fernando was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to complete a Masters in Fine Arts by Columbia University in New York City. He has worked as a director, cinematographer, and editor for short films, TV series and art projects (Fernando's collaborations as a cinematographer include the work of artist Cyprien Gaillard). His documentary Calentamiento local was awarded the prize for Best Digital Film at FICCO (Festival de Cine Contemporáneo) in 2009, as well as the prize for Best TV Documentary in DOCSDF that same year. Rezeta, his first narrative film, won the grand jury award at Slamdance film festival in 2014. Fernando is currently preparing his second feature for which he was awarded as the winner of the "Bengala award", a national contest which searches for new stories and ideas to help them become a film. 

My Directors Sessions

Wednesday, August 27

10:15pm PDT

Friday, August 29

10:00am PDT