Adolfo Mena Cejas is a director, producer and scriptwriter of award-winning short films that have been exhibited in several countries. As Assistant Director in theater, Adolfo worked in organizing and staging five plays for El Público Theater Company, directed by the renowned author Carlos Díaz; and with veteran director Stephen Bayly, on two plays. In relation to Art, Adolfo has worked as Cuban Art Specialist for different organizations.
Bio-filmography
The Machine (Cuba-USA, 2016-2017)
(Director, producer, scriptwriter. 10 minutes. 2017)
• Best Narrative Short Film Award (London Eye International Film Festival).
• Official Selection at HollyShorts Film Festival, NewFilmmakers LA, Artists Rise Up Los Angeles and Mammoth Film Festival (USA, California).
Be A Good Liar, Jackie Chang (Cuba, 2014)
(Director, producer, scriptwriter.12 minutes. 2014)
• Screenings at film festivals in Cuba, Mexico, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and
the U.S.
• Best Fiction, Best Sound Design, and Best Editing Awards (Almacén de la
Imagen Film Festival).
• Best Short Film of 2014 (Cinematographic Press Association of Cuba).
Nani & Tati (Cuba, 2013)
(Director, producer, scriptwriter. 20 minutes. 2013)
• Screenings at film festivals in Cuba, Brazil, and the U.S.
• Best Fiction, Best Sound Design (Young Filmmakers Film Festival, Havana).
• Best Script and Best Actress Awards (Almacén de la Imagen Film Festival).
Nominee Best Narrative Short Film
The Machine
Long Beach Indie International Film Festival
Long Beach
2018
Special mention of performance to Paula de la Torre
The Machine
Muestra Joven ICAIC 2017
La Habana
2017
Best Narrative Short Film
The Machine
London Eye International Film Festival
London
2017
Best Fiction Film and Best Sound Design
Nani & Tati
Muestra Joven ICAIC 2013
La Habana
College
University of Havana
Art History
20062011
High School
IPVCE Vladimir Ilich Lenin
Sciences
20022005
Birth Date
July 17, 1987
Birth City
Pinar del Río
Current City
New York
Hometown
Sumidero-La Habana
Height
5 feet 8 inches
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Hispanic white
Eye Color
Hazel
Zodiac Sign
Cancer