International Youth Jury Award for Best Short Fiction Film
Children’s Juries Award (over 13 years old) for Best Short Fiction Film
Contextualized in Chile 1989, this film narrates the story of Diego, an 11 years old shoe shiner. It portrays his struggle to survive and the loss of his innocence.
Motivated by his passion for cinema, he moved to California to earn his MFA in Cinema at San Francisco State University, where he graduated and received the Graduate Award for Distinguished Achievement. In 2019 he has received the Best Cinematographer Award at the Oakland Short Film Festival. He also has been nominated for the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers) Heritage Awards for his cinematography work on the film "Shoe Shiner". His work has screened at Cannes, Raindance, Málaga, Mill Valley, Valdivia and more.