Ernesto Contreras was born on Oct 17, 1969 in Mexico. Ernesto Contreras's big-screen debut came with Un mundo secreto directed by Gabriel Mariño in 2012. Ernesto Contreras is known for Where the Tracks End directed by Ernesto Contreras, Adriana Barraza stars as and Fátima Molina as . Ernesto Contreras has got 19 awards and 12 nominations so far. The most recent award Ernesto Contreras achieved is Florida Film Festival. The upcoming new movie Ernesto Contreras plays is Where the Tracks End which will be released on May 26, 2023.
Filmmaker. Born in the port of Veracruz, México. Former President of the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences (2017-2019). Graduate of the Center for Studies in Communication Sciences and the University Center for Cinematographic Studies (CUEC-UNAM).In 2007, his first feature Blue Eyelids is nominated to the Caméra d'Or of the 60th Cannes Film Festival as part of the official selection of the 46th International Critic's Week. The film participates in many festivals, winning, among other recognitions, Best Ibero-American Film in the 22nd Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Silver Ariel for Best First Work and the Special Jury Prize in Sundance Film Festival and Miami International Film Festival. In 2008 he receives the National University Award.2010 witnesses the premier of the documentary feature Being Café Tacvba, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Mexico's most important rock band. 2014 premiers The Obscure Spring, Best Film winner of the 32nd Miami International Film Festival, as well as three Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy. In 2016, Contreras directs the episode Eroticism, starring Irène Jacob, included in the feature film Tales of Mexico.In 2017, his film I Dream in Another Language receives many awards, including the Audience Award at Sundance Film Festival, and in 2018 receives six Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy, including Best Film.Alongside his film career, Ernesto Contreras has been general director of documentary series for NatGeo, Discovery Channel and HBO. He has also directed fiction series, like El Chapo for Netflix and Falco for Amazon, the latter winner of the Non-English Language US Primetime Program Emmy Awards in 2019.As of 2019, member of the National Creators' System and is in postproduction of his fifth feature, Impossible Things.
BirthdayOct 17, 1969
Place of BirthVeracruz, Mexico
19 wins & 12 nominations