DIRECTOR - WRITER

 

BIOGRAPHY

Rafael is a writer, director an producer of TV and film with more than ten year experience on the field. He begins his career in his home town, Guadalajara developing celluloid and creating video art and visual design in raves for the collective NoiseLab. He then moves to Mexico City where he works as a freelance producing, directing and editing TV spots, video clips and national and international television programs for companies including Univision, Telefutura, Mtv, Televisa and Chanel 22. Where he writes and directs the TV docu-series 3er, 4to and 5to "Rally Malayerba 24 hours of shortfilms" beating historical ratings.

 

Rafael ventures into cinema writing and directing a series of shortfilms like el otro, el parto and La Noche es Clara, shortfilms that were awarded in several national and international festivals (see awards) Rafael also works as director with mexican producing companies like Imperial Films, resistance Films, the Mall, Laguna Films, irreversible Cinema and Traziende films. Where he directs a video home, co-directs the movie surfeando tus sueños and creates and develops for television the TV series DOGMA for Televisa Networks - Blim.

 

Rafael is currently creating and developing new projects for television and feature films. Rafael has great technical and historical knowledge of TV and cinema, He is tireless and passionate about his work.

TRAINNING

Film production workshop at University of Guadalajara

With Daniel Varela

 

Directing Workshop at  San Francisco State university

With Daniel Gumberg

 

Editing Workshop at  San Francisco State University

With Alex Rodriguez

 

Screenwriting Workshop

With Guillermo Arriaga

 

Workshop for writer directors

With Judith Weston

 

Self editing Workshop for writers

With The Literary Consultancy

 

Directing Actors Workshop

With Adrianne Weiss

 

Scene Study Master Class

With Adrianne Weiss

 

Directing Film Workshop

With Ignacio Ortiz

 

Producing Films Workshop

With Víctor Ugalde

AWARDS

  • Screenwriting award from malayerba for the script short La Noche es Clara.

  • Audience award at the 4th Acapulco International Film Festival for the short La Noche es Clara

  • Press award at the 4th Acapulco International Film Festival for the short La Noche es Clara

  • Screenwriting award by IMCINE for the Script La Confesión

  • First prize award at Heart of England film Festival for the short  La Noche es Clara.

  • Screenwriting award from La neta films for the script El Parto..

 DIRECTOR´S RESUME

 TRZ Films Blim   México DF

  • TV SERIE Episode 07  Dogma (suspense)

  • TV SERIE Episode 08  Dogma (suspense)

 

​Irreversible Cinema Guadalajara Jal.

  • L§  MOVIE Co-director Surfeando tus sueños

 

 El Mall  México DF

  • 3 TV SPOTS Latin Lover. Milano

  • TV PILOT Lockeroom

 

Televisa México DF

 

  • TV SHOW San Fermín Pamplonads España.

  • TV SHOW NGR Nueva Generación Radical.

  • BUMPERS TDX: Televisa Deportes Extremos

  • TV SEGMENTS Sydney 2000: eco natura and extreme sports

  • BUMPERS  “awards Televisa sports

  • TV SHOW Magazine Maxim

  • TV SHOW Espacio

 

 La Neta Producciones  México DF

  • SHORTFILM  “El Parto”  8 min.

 

 HisanoWorld  San Antonio TX

  • TV SPOT Maseca Laura Flores

  • TV SPOT Maseca Yuri

  • TV SEGMENT Maseca en la cocina con las estrellas

  • MUSICALS Maseca con las estrellas

 

Malayerba Producciones  México DF

  • TV SERIE 4to y “ 24 horas de cortometraje”

  • SHORTFILM “La Noche es Clara”8 min.

  • TV SERIE “3er Rally Malayerba 24 horas de cortometraje.”

 

ProyectoVisual  México DF

 

  • SHORTFILM  “El otro”  6 min.

  • SHORTFILM“La Rata” 16mm   5min.

  • SHORTFILM “Sueño de Verano" S8 10min.

  • TV SEGMENT Skate Redbull Manchado Tour

  • TV SPOT “Instituto para el fomento de las Artesanías de Tabasco” 30 seg.

  • SHORTFILM experimental “numb” 3 min.

  • VIDEOCLIP   “Flamenco”  16mm 4 min.

  • TV SEGMENT Slam City Jam

  • TV SPOT Lautrec

  • TV SPOT Whoolworth

  • VIDEOCLIP Violencia Hemisferios

WRITER RESUME

TRZ FILMS BLIM México DF

  • ORIGINAL IDEA (CREATOR)  TV SERIE   Dogma (airs August 2017)

  • SCRIPT Cap 07 TV SERIE   Dogma

  • SCRIPT Cap 08 TV SERIE  Dogma

  • SCRIPT Cap 07 TV SERIE   Dogma

 

Televisa México DF

 

  • TV SHOW Fiestas de San Fermín Pamplona España.

  • TV SHOW NGR Nueva Generación Radical.

  • BUMPERS TDX: Televisa Deportes Extremos

  • TV SEGMENTS Sydney 2000: eco natura y deportes extremos

  • BUMPERS 16mm “2nda entrega Trofeos Televisa

  • TV SHOWL Revista Maxim

  • TV SHOW Espacio

Independiente

 

  • TV SERIES STORY La Red (Desarrollo)

  • TV SERIES STORY Fobia  (Desarrollo)

  • PILOT Fobia Drama

  • PILOT La red Drama

  • TREATMENT MOVIE BlacNet Suspeso

  • TREATMENT MOVIE El pacto. Terror

  • TV SERIES STORY Carnada Comedia (Desarrollo)

  • TV SERIES STORY Reinas de Belleza (Desarrollo)

 

Halo Studio México DF

  • TREATMENT MOVIE La Búsqueda (Desarrollo/Tratamiento)

 

HisanoWorld San Antonio TX.

  • CO-WRITER PILOT TV SERIE  LÍNEA 088 (Desarrollo)

  • TV SHOW Cautiva (Development)

  • TREATMENT MOVIE La Búsqueda (Development)

 

Caimán Films México DF

  • SCREENPLAY MOVIE Resplandor. (Development)

La Neta Producciones

  • SHORTFILM  El Parto



Malayerba Producciones México DF

  • TV SERIES 4to y “ 24 horas de cortometraje”

  • SHORTFILM “La Noche es Clara”8 min.

  • TV SERIES “3er Rally Malayerba 24 horas de cortometraje.”

 

ProyectoVisual México DF

  • SHORTFILM   “El otro”  6 min.

  • SHORTFILM “La Rata” 16mm   5min.

  • SHORTFILM “Sueño de Verano" S8 10min.

– Orson Wells

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