Director MEXICO

Gerardo NARANJO

Gerardo NARANJO

© Gerardo NARANJO

Biography

Gerardo Naranjo obtained his masters degree in directing at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. In 2006 he premiered his first feature film, Drama/Mex, at Cannes's Semaine de la Critique. Drama/Mex was included in film festivals around the world, as was Naranjo's film of 2008, I’m Gonna Explode; after premiering at the 65th Venice Biennale, I'm Gonna Explode was featured in the 46th New York Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival, and won the "FIPRESCI" award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival. Most recently Naranjo participated in REVOLUCIÓN, a compilation of ten short films directed by ten contemporary Mexican directors, that's been included in more than twenty-five festivals, and was voted Best Film at Biarritz Latin American Film Festival. In 2010 Naranjo was included in Take 100, The Future of Film: 100 New Directors, a compendium of gifted emerging filmmakers from around the world that was published by Phaidon.

Films presented at Cannes

MISS BALA 2011 Un Certain Regard Film Editor , Director , Script / Dialogue
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Directors

Alain RESNAIS

Alain RESNAIS

Script Writer, Director
Agnès VARDA

Agnès VARDA

Director
Cristian MUNGIU

Cristian MUNGIU

Director
Gaya JIJI

Gaya JIJI

Script Writer
Jean-Luc GODARD

Jean-Luc GODARD

Director, Actor
Monte HELLMAN

Monte HELLMAN

Raymund Ribay GUTIERREZ

Raymund Ribay GUTIERREZ

Director
Tomás GUTIÉRREZ ALEA

Tomás GUTIÉRREZ ALEA

Script Writer, Director
Walter SALLES

Walter SALLES

Director
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