Gustavo Gamou

Gustavo Gamou


All of my shoots have been punk rock.    


Gustavo Gamou (Montevideo, 1977) made his filmmaking career at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, in Mexico. His first documentary film was THE WILD SQUAD (LA PALOMILLA SALVAJE), and it was selected at the Mexico City Contemporary FF. He has developed many film works and obtained various awards, as the Kodak Award for Best Latin American Documentary Film. His documentary GRANICERO premiered at FICUNAM in 2011. This same year he won the Pantalla de Cristal prize for the cultural dissemination of Mexico and for recording the traditions of its people. He has also worked as a production manager on comercials and films. In 2008 Gamou started filming the documentary THE RETURN OF THE DEAD. This project, which was shot on the border of Mexico and the United States, premiered at the Los Cabos IFF in 2013, where it won the Splendor Omnia Work in Progress Award, as well as a Special Mention. In 2015, it was part of the Official Selection at FICUNAM.

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