Magdalena Acosta

Magdalena Acosta Year of participation at FICM as member of the jury: 2006 Michoacán Section and Short Film Screenplay Contest Director of the Cineteca Nacional

Graduated from the CCC film School (19751979). She has worked as a freelance screenwriter and filmmaker in Mexican and U.S. productions. For 25 years she taught various courses on film and television at the Department of Communication and Media Studies in the National University of Mexico (UNAM). She has also taught at the ENEP Aragón (National School of Professional Studies), at the Acting School of the National University, and at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, where she has held a number of academic and administrative positions. From 1993 to 1999 she was in charge of International Acquisitions and International relations at Canal Once (Channel 11 Television) and later served as the director of production. She has been the director of the Mexican National Film Archive (Cineteca Nacional) since January 2001 and belongs to various professional associations, including the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) and Women in Film and Television (Mexico). She is also the current vice-president of the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) and is a member of the Mexican Committee for the Memory of the World International Register.