Fernando Eimbcke

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Fernando Eimbcke

Fernando Eimbcke (born 1970 in Mexico City) is a Mexican film director and screenwriter.

Fernando Eimbcke studied film direction at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos of the UNAM (1992–1996). He started his career directing music videoclips and short films. His feature debut in Mexican cinema was the 2004 Temporada de patos (Duck Season), which won several Film Festival awards including the Ariel Award for Best Film. His latest film, Lake Tahoe was received positively at the Berlin International Film Festival, winning two awards.

Filmography

Short films

  • The Look of Love (2003)
  • No sea malito (2003)
  • La suerte de la fea... a la bonita no le importa (2002)
  • No todo es permanente (1996)
  • Disculpe las molestias (1994)
  • Alcanzar una estrella (1993)

Awards

Primer Concurso Nacional De Proyectos De Cortometraje

  • The First National Contest of Short Film Project
    • La suerte de la fea… a la bonita no le importa

MTV Movie Awards Mexico

Nominations

2001

  • Favorite Video ("Video de la gente", or The people's video) for his video for Genitallica
  • Favorite Video for his videos for Jumbo

AFI Fest - 2004

  • Won Grand Jury Prize
    • For Temporada de patos

Ariel Award - 2005

Silver Ariel

  • Best Director (Mejor Dirección)
    • For Temporada de patos
  • Best First Work - Fiction (Mejor Ópera Prima Ficcón)
    • For Temporada de patos
  • Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Mejor Guión Cinematográfico Original)
    • For Temporada de patos

Nominations

  • Best short film
    • For No todo es permanente

Guadalajara Film Festival

FIPRESCI Prize

  • For Temporada de patos

Mayahuel Award

  • Best Director
    • For Temporada de patos
  • Best Screenplay
    • For Temporada de patos

Paris Film Festival 2005

  • Special Jury Prize
    • For Temporada de patos

Nominated

  • Grand Prix
    • For Temporada de patos

Thessaloniki Film Festival 2004

  • Best Director
    • For Temporada de patos

Nominated

  • Golden Alexander
    • For Temporada de patos

Valladolid International Film Festival 2004

  • Nominated Golden Spike
    • For Temporada de patos

Berlin International Film Festival 2008

Nominated

  • Golden Berlin Bear
    • For Lake Tahoe

Won

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2013

Nominated

Won

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