Born in Mexico City 1970. Production designer and art director of the feature films Aro Tolbukhin: In the Mind of a Killer, directed by Agustí Villaronga (Spain-Mexico, 2002), winner of an Ariel from the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences and nominated to a Goya award, both for art directing in 2003; The Citrillo’s Turns, by Felipe Cazals, nominated for an Ariel in 2006; Chicogrande, for Felipe Cazals, nominated for an Ariel in 2011; and Never on a Sunday, by Daniel Gruener (2006), and Ciudadano Buelna, by Felipe Cazals (2013), with which she won two Ariel Awards for Best Art Directing in 2008 and 2014. She has also led the art directing for the films The Good Herbs, by María Novaro (2010), and A Strange World, by Armando Casas (2001). She has participated as art director in collaboration with filmmakers such as Carlos Carrera, Gerardo Tort, Fernando Sariñana, Alejandro Gamboa, Alejandro Valle, Emilio Maillé, Mafer Suárez, Juan Carlos Llaca, Patricia Arriaga, Kenya Márquez, Álvaro Curiel, Sebastián del Amo, Rafael Montero, and Alejandro Strauss, among others. She has won four Ariels and nine nominations for her work as art director. She has been an active member of the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences since 2013.
As a director of short films, she has premiered her work at the 2003 Venice Film Festival and the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. She won the Rigo Mora Award at the Guadalajara International Film Festival in 2012 and Best Fiction Short at the Ariel Awards in 1998.
As a consultant on film-related public policies, she coordinated a law fomenting Mexican cinema in Mexico City and a film shoot law in the same place; both initiatives were supported by the film community and unanimously approved by Mexico City’s Legislative Assembly in 2008. She directed the Support for Film Production program at the Mexican Film Institute and served as executive secretary of Foprocine’s Fund for Quality Film Production. She was also the commissioner of the Mexican Filming Commission and represented Mexico at Ibermedia.
She has been a juror for the Morelia Lab organized by the Morelia International Film Festival, and the DocsDF International Documentary Film Festival. She was also an international juror for the Ibermedia Program’s international co-production and development fund in 2015.
She is currently the General Director of Estudios Churubusco.
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