Carlos Reygadas

Film Industry Role: Director

Nationality: Mexican

Major Works: “Japón” (2002); “Batalla en el cielo” (2005);

Major Awards and Nominations: “Japón” (Special Mention of the Camera d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival); “Batalla en el cielo” (Official Selection in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival); “Luz silenciosa” (Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festiva); “Post tenebras lux” (Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival)

Carlos Reygadas is a Mexican film director and producer. In 2002, he completed his first feature film, “Japón”, which premiered at the Directors' Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival, where it received a special mention from the Camera d'Or. In 2005, he premiered his second film, “Batalla en el Cielo”, in the competition at the Cannes Film Festival. At the same festival in 2007, he received the Jury Prize for “Luz Silenciosa”, and in 2012, he won the Best Director award for “Post Tenebras Lux”. In 2018, he premiered Nuestro tiempo in the competition at the Venice Film Festival.

In 2022, he published “Presencia”, a book about the meaning of cinema. In 2004, he co-produced the first film by Amat Escalante, “Sangre”. Over the years, he has co-produced films by other directors. Currently, he is preparing “Estela de sombra”.


"Pushing Boundaries in Filmmaking: A Session with Carlos Reygadas"
Join internationally acclaimed director Carlos Reygadas as he discusses pushing the boundaries of traditional filmmaking. This session offers filmmakers a rare opportunity to explore Reygadas' unique approach to cinema, challenging conventional norms and inspiring creativity.