Celso R. Garcia Bio

Celso R. Garcia is one of the most exciting writer/directors from Mexico.

In 2015 he released his feature film debut The Thin Yellow Line. The film starred actors Damian Alcazar and Joaquín Cosio and was produced by superstar director Guillermo del Toro. To date, The Thin Yellow Line has been screened at 39 film festivals and has won 21 international awards, including the Audience Award and the Special Jury Prize at the Guadalajara International Film Festival in 2015 and the Grand Newcomer Award at the Mannheim-Heidelberg FilmFest 2015. The film will was released in theaters in Mexico July 2016. At the 2017 Diosas de Plata awards in Mexico the film swept all of the top awards winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Script, Best Editing, Best Actor.

Currently, Garcia is preparing his second feature film Velvet, a Mexico-US production. The film was announced in Variety Magazine as a “What’s Next” feature.

In 2004 Garcia released his forth short film Pata de Gallo which was an award winning project of the IMCINE´s Third National Short film Project Competition and was screened at 16 international Film festivals.

Water and Milk (2006), was his fifth short film and was an award winning project of the IMCINES Fifth National Short film Project Competition. Water and Milk was also awarded the National Screenplay Award by the Mexico´s General Society of Writers (SOGEM). The short film was screened at 46 film festivals and won 22 international awards, including the Mayahuel at the Guadalajara International Film Festival and the Best Short film Award at Festival Internacional of Huelva, Spain.

Garcia is currently developing a long form television project entitled “BRAVO” that he will write and direct.

Celso R. Garcia


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