Celso García

Celso García is a Mexican Director/Screenwriter whose 5th short, La Leche y el Agua (Milk and Water), was the winner of IMCINE’s Fifth National Short Film Contest. La Leche y el Agua was screened in 46 festivals and won 22 international awards, among which are the Mayahuel, from the Guadalajara International Film Festival and the award to the Best Short at the Huelva Iberoamerican Film Festival. In 2015, Celso completed his first feature length film: La Delgada Línea Amarilla (The Thin Yellow Line) starring Damián Alcázar and Joaquín Cosío, produced by Guillermo del Toro. So far, La Delgada Línea Amarilla has been seen in 58 film festivals and has won 31 international awards, like the Audience’s Prize and the Jury’s Special Award at the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Newcomer Award at Mannheim-Heidelberg FilmFest, and 5 Diosas de Plata (Silver Goddesses) for Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Film, Best Actor and Best Edition. The film premiered in movie theaters in September 2016, and opened on Netflix in March, 2017. Recently, Celso directed the Asylum Entertainment/Legendary Pictures series Origins, for NatGeo USA. Currently, Celso García is preparing his next film, Velvet, The Unspeakable Story of Julia Pastrana.