Antonio Méndez Esparza

Antonio Méndez Esparza


For me, when you stop filming, you stop looking. When you film, your gaze crystalizes, you hunt and capture, you aim to understand, to share, to aim to reveal truths and intimacies.    


Antonio Méndez Esparza was born in Madrid in 1976. He is a graduate of the Colombia University with an MFA in filmmaking. His short film UNA Y OTRA VEZ was a Finalist for the Student Academy Awards. AQUI Y ALLA, his directorial debut, was selected in the competition of Cannes Critic's Week in 2012 and won the Nespresso Grand Prize and the Caméra d'Or. His latest film LIFE AND NOTHING MORE was selected at Toronto IFF, San Sebastián IFF, AFI Fest and more.

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