Eduardo Esquivel is a Mexican filmmaker with an Audiovisual Arts Degree from the Image and Sound Department of the University of Guadalajara. His first short film URIEL Y JADE was chosen for the official selection of the Sheffield Doc/Fest, Morelia International Film Festival, and others. With his second short film UNDER THE SUN, he participated in La Semaine de La Critique Program and won the Prix Revélation for Best Short Film in Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse. His most recent production PLAYA GAVIOTAS was part of the official selection of the FICG, FICM, and the International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema of Havana, and received the Best Mexican Short Film Prize at Shorts Mexico 2019.
In 2018, he participated as a Berlinale Talents alumni (directing lab/studio) at the Guadalajara International Film Festival. He was supported by FONCA Young Creators in 2019 to write THE ETERNAL ADOLESCENT. He received the support of Tribeca Film Institute, IMCINE and the Films Commission of Jalisco for the production of his documentary first feature film LAS FLORES DE LA NOCHE, which was an official selection at the Guadalajara International Film Festival.
He currently works in the direction and production of cinematographic projects under the seal of his production company Tardígrada. He’s currently producing ONCE I LEFT TO BECOME MARIA (Dir. Sofía Castellanos), which was selected by the Tribeca Film Institute, at the 2019 DocsMX DocsLab, to participate in TFI Network.
TFI Latin America Fund | 2018