César Fión Góngora (Guatemala, Aug. 10th 1996) is an award winning director whose work has been showcased at film festivals worldwide, in countries such as Italy, United Kingdom, the United States, Mexico and his native Guatemala. In 2017 he started "Calavera Films" an Award-winning Guatemala based film production company. He has directed several short films, ranging from fiction to documentary. His debut Fiction short film "#MonsterLivesMatter" was Selected at the 2018 NanoCon International Science Fiction Festival in the United states. His senior film thesis "Asi Soy Feliz" (I'm Happy Like That) for which he was the editor, won the Best Documentary Award at the 2018 Festival Poporopo in Guatemala City. His documentary short "Guatahára" was awarded best documentary at the 2019 Volkswagen BUS SHORT FILM in Milan, Italy. His latest fiction exploit, Dinosaur, inspired by the writings of Guatemalan author Augusto Monterroso, was selected for the Broadway International Film Festival, in Los Angeles California, USA.
César is currently studying on an online program to get a BA in Film and TV from Da Vinci university, in Guatemala.
He is always looking for the next story to tell. He loves to experiment with various genres and believes that movies can change the way people see and think.
Official Selection
Dinosaur
XI Festival de Cortometrajes Tito Vacaro 2020
Chiqimula
2020
Official Selection
Dinosaur
First Time Filmmaker Sessions
Pinewood Road Pinewood Studios
2020
Official Selection
Dinosaur
Broadway International Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2020
Official Selection
Tia Magda: The Lady Behind The Mic
First-Time Filmmaker Sessions
Pinewood Studios
2019
Official Selection
Tia Magda: The Lady Behind The Mic
The Lift - Off Sessions
Pinewood Studios
2019
Official Selection
#MonsterLivesMatter
First-Time Filmmaker Sessions
Pinewood Studios
2019
Official Selection
#MonsterLivesMatter
The Lift - Off Sessions
Pinewood Studios
2019
Semi - Finalist
#MonsterLivesMatter
NanoCon International Film Festival
Longview, Washington
2019
Best Documentary Award
Guatahára
Volkswagen BUS SHORT FILM
Milan
2019
College
Casa Comal Escuela
Realizador Cinematografico (Filmmaking)
20152018
College
Universidad Da Vinci
BA in Film and TV
2020Present
Birth Date
August 10, 1996
Nickname
Tito
Birth City
Guatemala
Current City
Guatemala
Hometown
Guatemala
Height
5'11
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Hispanic.
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Leo
"Wait a minute, Doc. Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?!" - Marty McFly.
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