Minerva Elisa Rivera Bolaños, 1988, Chihuahua, Chihuahua. Studied graphic design, plastic arts and finished her degree in Digital Cinema at CAAV, 2013 (Centro de Medios Audiovisuales, GDL). Graduated in Filmmaking at the CCC (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica) in 2022. Director and screenwriter of highly political content in favor of human rights. Her short film, "Any place" has been selected in more than 30 festivals worldwide and won more than 10 awards and special mentions among which stand out the Young Jury Award at the Brussels' Short Film Festival; the Golden Dinosaur at the Etiuda & Anima Festival in Poland; the Golden Fellini for Best Fiction Short Film at the CEC Awards, Guadalajara, 2023; and was nominated for the Mexican Academy Awards "Los Arieles" 2023. Her latest short film, "A very nice guy" was made with the support of PROCINE, in the call "against gender violence in the audiovisual". She is currently in development of her first feature film, "Roads back home", about childbirth, sorority and romantic love, which, in 2022, won the IMCINE rewriting support and Best Feature Script by the Guanajuato International Film Festival.
Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica
Licenciatura en Realización Cinematográfica
2014 – 2023
March 19, 1988
Ciudad de México
Production and distribution company based in Mexico directed and founded by Minerva Bolaños focused on leaving the world a better place than the one we found