Increase my capabilities and skills to become a fully developed professional and to be prepared for projects that demand leadership, creativity, experience, solutions oriented and awareness.
In addition to my working experience, I lead my own projects
-Elaborating and breaking down budgets.
-Scheduling and organizing the execution of film shootings.
-Coordinating and heading crews.
-Collecting and recording information and documentation for production folders.
-Planning and designing distribution and marketing strategies.
Luis Armando Sosa Gil was born in Michoacan, Mexico (1990). He studied a BA Communication with specialization in Film and Advertising at Universidad Iberoamericana. He obtained diplomas in Film language and Screenplay at Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC-UNAM).
He won fellowships for two workshops (screenwriting with Guillermo Arriaga and directing actors with Natalia Lazarus) at the Guanajuato International Film Festival. In 2016 he was selected by Morelia Film Festival for El Perro Amarrado and Oaxaca FilmFest for Tú, Adentro. More recently, he presented the shortfilm Vapeur d’Orange in Lyon, France and won 4 prizes: best shortfilm, best sound, best performance and second audience prize.
He is working on the final stage of his shortfilm El Viento y El Papalote and on the postproduction of Ha Muerto. La Anunciación.
–El Viento y El Papalote (The Wind and The Kite). Shortfilm. Postproduction
–Ha Muerto. La Anunciación (It is dead. The Anunciación). Shortfilm. Postproduction.
–Vapeur d’Orange (Orange Steam). Shortfilm. Best shortfilm by Kinoks Association. Lyon, France.
–El Perro Amarrado (The Dog is tied up). Shortfilm. Official Selection in Morelia Film Fest.
–San Francisco, Santiago. Documentary. TECHO-Chile for Habitat III-ONU. Quito, Ecuador.
–Encuentro (Encounter). Documentary. Exhibition in a Art Gallery.
–Xapontic (Xapontic). Documentary. Best Social Documentary in Dell Social Innovation Competition.
–Tú, Adentro (You, Inside). Screenplay for shortfilm. Official Selection in Oaxaca Film Fest.
–Hotel La Loma (Hotel La Loma). Documentary. Official Selection DOCSDF 2014.
CV – RÉSUMÉ
2013 Communication Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana. Mexico City, México.
2011 Diploma in Film Language, Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC-UNAM). México.
2010 Diploma in Screenwriting, Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC-UNAM). México.
- Grants and Awards
2017 Best shortfilm, Best sound, Best performance and Second Audience Award. “Vapeur d’Orange (Orange Vapor)”. Shortfilm. Lyon, France.
2016 Economic Support from Programme for Artistic Production in Michoacan. “El Viento y El Papalote (The Wind and The Kite)”. SECREA, Minestry of Culture in Michoacan, Mexico.
2016 Official Selection. “El Perro Amarrado (The Dog is Tied Up)” Shortfilm. Morelia Film Festival.
2016 Official Selection. “Tú, adentro (You, inside)” Script. Oaxaca Film Fest.
2015 Schoolarship for Art Education. Ministry of Culture Support for Arts Educations. Michoacán, Mexico.
2013 Honorary Mention in Communication, Universidad Iberoamericana. Ciudad de México, Mexico.
2012 Two Short-term Fellowships (Screewriting and Directing actors workshops). Guanajuato International Film Festival, Guanajuato, Mexico.
2008-2012 Academic Excellence Schoolarship. Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City.
- Select Exhibitions
2017 48H KRONOS, Lyon France.
2016 Indie Fest LZC. Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México.
2015 Antropometrías: Presencia/Ausencia. Gallery in Universidad Iberoamericana. Ciudad de México.
2014 Muestra de Cine Experimental, San Juan del Río, Querétaro, México.
2013 Morelia Film Festival and Recetario de Arte, Collective Art Exhibition. México.
2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, The Best Social Documentaries, USA.
2017 Film Critic, Passa Parola Magazine. Italy.
2016 Film Critic, International Documentary Film Festival of Mexico City. Mexico City, Mexico.
2015 Film Critic, Melí Meló Cultura. Mexico City, Mexico.
2013 Film Critic, Film Review for Mantarraya Films. Film Distribuitor.
2012 Programmer, Kinoki Film Festival Selection Commite Member
- Academic Affiliations
2016 Speaker at “Lecture about Filmmaking. Visionary Young Students”, ICEP. Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, Mexico.
2013 Communication Professor, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de México. Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, Mexico.
2012 Improvisation and Physical Theatre Instructor, Fe y Alegría Schools. San Salvador, El Salvador.
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