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Joaquin Ruano Agacine


Mexico 1982. Trained in Screenwriting at the Center for Cinematographic Training in Mexico and in Production at the Brighton Film School in England. He has worked in the production team of more than 15 feature films in Guatemala and Mexico. Founder of Cine Concepción, a company with which he has produced 6 feature films Distancia (Coral Award for the best debut film at the Havana Festival) and 1991 by Sergio Ramírez, La asphyxia by Ana Bustamante (Special Jury Award at FICG, Fipresci Award at IFF Panama and Fipresci award and audience award at BAFICI); Our Mothers by César Díaz (Golden Camera, Cannes 2019). He is currently in post-production on the fiction feature film Roza by Andres Rodríguez and in development of the second documentary by Ana Bustamante Michelle, in addition to his debut feature film as director and screenwriter for the feature film Nosotros. He has directed the short films After the City and The City We Occupy, which is in post-production.

Founding member of the Guatemalan Association of Audiovisual and Cinematography AGACINE, where he has held the positions of member, secretary and is the current president. He is a founding member of the Guatemalan Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences. He is a representative of Guatemala before the Ibero-American Federation of Cinematographic and Audiovisual Producers and is Coordinator of the Guatemalan Commission of Film Festivals.

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