Filmmaking is a powerful cultural tool, which has the ability to create an atmosphere of reflection and transmission of culture when watching them & Great films not only invite reflection in the viewer, but also criticism: www.espectromxfilms.com
Cristo Fernández is a Mexican actor & filmmaker born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. After finishing his degree in communications back home in UNIVA GDL, he pursued his career as an Actor, and in 2016 studied a master degree at the Guildford School of Acting from the University of Surrey in the UK. Being fluent in various languages including English, German, French, Italian and his mother tongue, Spanish, has allowed Cristo to work in projects in Mexico and abroad, both on stage and on screen.
In 2017, he started his film company "Espectro MX Films." His most successful film to date is "Fuera De Serie" (2017), winner of the awards for "Best Short Film Production & Direction" at the "Premios Latino 2018" in Marbella, Spain. The film is based on the real life story of Guillermo González Camarena, inventor of the color television.
Before becoming an actor, his professional career began as a soccer player and as of 2020 he returns to his first love, playing "Dani Rojas," a charismatic, good hearted, & talented footballer, on the Apple TV+ web television comedy series "Ted Lasso", starring Jason Sudeikis and produced by Bill Lawrence - DOOZER Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Cristo loves working internationally and learning from other cultures. Real life stories, that involve multicultural, bilingual and comedic elements, are his passion.
www.cristofernandez.com / imdb.me/cristofernandez.mx / www.espectromxfilms.com
Official Selection
Your Pink Dress
Muestra Independiente Audiovisual Xalisco MIAX (2019)
Guadalajara
2019
Best Film & Best Photography
Every Moment
Festival Internacional de Cine Ciudad Madero/ FICCMA (2019)
Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas
2019
Official Selection
Every Moment
Taxco Film Fest/ Festival Internacional de Cine de Taxco (2019)
Taxco
2019
Official Selection
Every Moment
Balkan´s Gate International Film Festival (2018)
Tirana
2018
Best Production & Best Director Short Film /Mejor Producción & Mejor Director Cortometraje
One Of A Kind
Premios Latino 2018
Marbella
2018
Official Selection
One Of A Kind
INCORTO Film Festival 2018
Ciudad de México.
2018
Official Selection.
One Of A Kind
Tlanchana Fest 2018
Metepec, Edo. de México.
2018
Official Selection
One Of A Kind
Festival Internacional Latinoamericano 2018
Dallas, Denton, Texas.
2018
Official Selection 2018
One Of A Kind
The $2 Film Festival
New York
2018
Official Selection 2018
One Of A Kind
Muestra Independiente Audiovisual Xalisco
Guadalajara
2018
Official Selection 2018
One Of A Kind
Chellavision Short Film Fest
California
2018
International TV Films For Children (Official Selection)
EVERY INSTANT
Zinetxiki Zinemaldia (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH)
Bilbao, Spain.
2017
Official Selection Winter Season 2017
One Of A Kind
MEDFF / Mediterranean Film Festival
Siracusa
2017
Official Selection 2017
One Of A Kind
NPS International Children´s Film Festival
Guwahati, Assam
2017
Official Selection 2017
One Of A Kind
NEOSFest / Encuentro Universitario de Videoexperimentación
Puebla
2017
Official Selection 2017
One Of A Kind
Todos Somos Otros/ Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de la Diversidad Social (We Are All Others)
Mexico City
2017
Official Selection/ International TV Films For Children Competition
One Of A Kind
Zinetxiki Zinemaldia (INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH)
Bilbao
2017
College
Universidad del Valle de Atemajac (UNIVA) Mexico
BA Sciences and Techniques of Communication
20112015
College
University of Surrey (Guildford School of Acting) United Kingdom
MA Acting
20162017
Birth Date
January 27
Nickname
Cristo Fernández
Birth City
Guadalajara
Current City
Mexico City/ London
Hometown
Guadalajara
Height
5'11" (180cm)
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Mexican
Eye Color
Hazel
SKILLS
Languages: English, Spanish, German, French & Italian.
Music & Dance: Latin American Rhythms (Salsa & Bachata), Guitar (Basic).
Sports: Athletics, Football, Swimming, Boxing, Hapkido, Kung Fu.
"Life´s a joke, so just laugh at it!"
Filmmaking is a powerful cultural tool, which has the ability to create an atmosphere of reflection and transmission of culture when watching them & Great films not only invite reflection in the viewer, but also criticism: www.espectromxfilms.com
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