Gustavo Arteaga. Contributor and creator of award winning films and flops.
Mexican born director living in Wales. BA animation, MA animation UWN (U.K.). Trained on the job at the BolexBrothers Studio (U.K), Nukufilms Studio (Estonia). Currently free-lancing and teaching at the University of South Wales. Below are some official selections as director prior to giving short films a break to produce "The Wake".
"BELTAPOI" - Animateka Int. Anim Fest. 2012 ( SLOVANIA ), Magma Mostra Di Cinema Breve 2011 (ITALY), Swedenborg Int. Short Film Fest. 2011 ( U.K. ), CutOut Int. Animation Fest. 2012 (MEX), Athenes Animafest Int. Animation Fest. 2011 (GREECE ), Skepto Int. Short film Fest. 2011 ( ITALY ), Concorto Int. Short film Fest. 2010 ( ITALY ), London Int. Animation Fest. 2010 ( U.K. ),"RAPUNZEL'S FLIGHT" - Center for pupperty arts - XPT program 2012 (U.S.A. ), Flatpack Birmingham 2010 ( U.K. ), Morelia Int. film fest. 2010 ( MEX ), London International Animation Festival 2009 "Best British Film Award" (U.K.), Concorto Int. Film Fest. 09 ( ITALY ), London Short Film Fest. 2009 ( U.K. ), East End Film Fest. 09 (U.K. ), BBC film network selected, etc. "ALTAR BOY" MelbourneInternational Anim. Fest 2011 ( AUSTRALIA ), Bornshorts 2011 ( DENMARK ) "THE BARTER" - Hiroshima Int. Animation Fest. 2008 "Best of the World Program" ( JAPAN ), 22th FIPA Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels 2009 ( FRANCE ), London Int. Animation Fest. 2008 ( U.K. ), Animamundi Int. Animation Festival. ( BRASIL ) 2008, "SNAIL'S DESSERT" Berlinale Talent Campus 2006 "Hunger Food and Taste" competition runner-up( GERMANY ), Exeter Int. Animation. Festival 06 ( U.K. ) ... SOUND/MUSIC CONTRIBUTIONS - Voice-over; French policemen. "BROTHERS BEARHEART", Estonia. Dir. Riho Unt (Animation) Audience Award Leipzig DOK Festival 2005 (GERMANY). FILM SCORES; "SUSIE" (Animation) Dir. Cathy Snelling, Jameson Award, Best of British Award at Encounters Int. film Fest. 2005 ( U.K. ). Recuerdos (Feature length, doc.) Dir. Marcela Arteaga, at Carlovi Vari, Stuttgart, Frankfurt 05, Chicago Int. Doc. Fest, etc, scooping the Fipresci Award (International Federation of Film Critics) at Guadalajara Int. Film Fest. 2003. "Un Volcan con Lava de Hielo"; Dir. Valentina Leduc, Ariel Award ...