Antonio Zirión

Antonio Zirión



Antonio Zirión is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, and producer known for his work on films like “The Burning Plain” (2008) and “The Perfect Dictatorship” (2014). He has also directed television shows like “El Chavo del Ocho” (2015).

Zirión was born in Mexico City in 1967. He studied film at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica in Mexico City and graduated in 1987. He then went on to study at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he received a degree in Communications in 1992.

Zirión's first feature film, “The Burning Plain” (2008), was a critical success and won several awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. He followed this up with the drama “The Perfect Dictatorship” (2014), which was also critically acclaimed.

In addition to his work in film, Zirión has also directed several television shows. He was the director of “El Chavo del Ocho” (2015), a Mexican version of the classic television series. He was also the director of the acclaimed TV series “La Reina del Sur” (2016) and “Capadocia” (2008).

Zirión has also produced several films, including “Amores Perros” (2000) and “The Burning Plain” (2008). He has also written several screenplays, including “The Burning Plain” (2008), “The Perfect Dictatorship” (2014), and “La Reina del Sur” (2016).

Zirión is highly respected in the industry for his work in both film and television. He is known for his ability to create engaging stories that are both entertaining and thought-provoking. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the Ariel Award for Best Director for “The Perfect Dictatorship” (2014).

Antonio Zirión is a highly acclaimed director who has made a significant contribution to the Mexican film industry. His films and television shows have been praised for their unique vision and his ability to create compelling stories. He is a masterful filmmaker who continues to challenge audiences with his work.

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