Dreaming You

  • Luis Mandoki
  • Hugo Scherer
  • Olivia Bond
    Original Idea & Script
  • Carlos Corigliano
    Executive Producer
  • Andrea Robles
    Art Director
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Yo te sueño
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Animation, Immersion
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    November 30, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
  • Language:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Luis Mandoki

In 1976, Director Luis Mandoki received international recognition with his short film “Silent Music”, which won first place at the Cannes Film Festival. In 1980, his short film “The Secret” won the Ariel for Best Short Feature in Mexico. He then directed his first feature, “MOTEL”, which was selected to several film festivals, including the San Sebastian Film Festival. In 1987 he wrote, produced and directed his first feature “GABY: A TRUE STORY”. The film received an Oscar nomination and two Golden Globe nominations. That was the start of his Hollywood career.

Mandoki directed his first feature in the United States, “WHITE PALACE”, starring Susan Sarandon and James Spader. He later went on to direct “WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN” with Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia, “MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE”, with Paul Newman, Robin Wright Penn, and Kevin Costner; “ANGEL EYES”, with Jennifer Lopez and James Caviezel; and “TRAPPED”, with Charlize Theron and Kevin Bacon.

His film, “INNOCENT VOICES”, received various awards including the Crystal Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, Best Film at the Seattle Film Festival; and the Stanley Kramer Award, given by the Producer`s Guild of America.

He then directed several documentaries with relevant social themes.

He directed “LA VIDA PRECOZ Y BREVE DE SABINA RIVAS”, the saga of a girl from Honduras and her saga to get to the United States. He is currently in post-production on a psychological thriller with elements of horror, “PRESENCIAS”, starring Alberto Ammannn and Yalitza Aparicio.

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