Costa Rican screenwriter and director. Currently studying feature screenwriting at Sundance Collab and a Film Studies Master's at University of Costa Rica. His mid-length film Until Dawn Comes has won an Honorable Mention at the 2018 National Culture Awards, received the Audience Award in the Made in CR selection of the shnit Film Festival, won the 33rd Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival student competition, a special prize at Sao Paulo’s Latin American Film festival and best Road Movie of the 11 SFAFF in Chile.
This film was selected at the 40th Havana Film Festival, Cuba, the 14th Early Bird Student Film Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria, the 5th Lyons International Film Festival in Colorado, the 5th Panalandia Film Festival in Panama, 10th Ciclo of Central American Cinema in Vienna, Austria and New Filmmakers L.A. His short film Tango Noir, was shown by Cinefilia Tanguera in Europe, Asia and South America and was awarded the Surreal Dream Award at the LANEFF 2014. The previous short film, Mara María Mar was shown at festivals in Latin America and He was part of the official selection of CRFIC 2013. Producer and Assistant Director in several documentary films in Costa Rica and Spain.
Official Selection
Body and Soul
Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival
Oklahoma
2021
Official Selection
Body and Soul
Kursaal Film Festival
San Sebastián
2020
Best Fiction Short Film
Body and Soul
Latin Uy-Festival Internacional de Cine Latino de Uruguay
Punta del Este
2020
Official Selection
Body and Soul
Icaro Festival de Cine de Centroamérica
Guatemala
2020
Best Western Short
Body and Soul
IndieX Film Festival
Los Angeles
2020
Made in CR Official Selection
Body and Soul
shnit International Film Festival
San José
2020
Official Selection
Body and Soul
Almería Western Film Festival
Almería
2020
Official Selection
Body and Soul
Ciclo de Cine Centroamericano de Viena
Vienna
2020
Quarter Finalist
Body and Soul
Lonely Wolf International London Film Festival
London
2020
Official Selection
Body and Soul
We Cam Fest
Bogotá
2020
Official Selection
Until Dawn Comes
Festival de Cine Pobre Panalandia
Panamá
2019
Official Selection
Until Dawn Comes
Ciclo Centroamericano de Cine de Viena
Vienna
2018
Panorama de América Latina
Until Dawn Comes
Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano
Havana
2018
Collegiate Long Narrative Winner
Until Dawn Comes
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
Fort Lauderdale
2018
Official Selection
Until Dawn Comes
Early Bird Student Film Festival
Sofia
2018
Made in Costa Rica Section Audience Award
Until Dawn Comes
Shnit Film Festival
San José
2018
Best Road Movie, Best Supporting Actress, Lead Actress Honorable mention
Until Dawn Comes
South Film and Arts Academy Film Festival
Rancagua
2018
College
Veritas University
Licenciatura in Film and TV
20102018
College
University of Costa Rica
M.A in Film Studies
2018Present
Birth Date
March 22, 1984
Birth City
San José
Current City
San José
Hometown
Cartago
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Latino