Andrés Ramírez is a Mexican director, producer, writer, and editor. He is best known for his films, television shows, and documentaries.
Ramírez was born in Mexico City, Mexico in 1979. He studied at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he earned a degree in Cinematography, and later completed a Masters in Film Directing at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica.
Ramírez made his directorial debut in 2008 with the feature-length documentary “Tierra de Nadie”, which focused on the struggles of Mexican immigrants in the United States. The film was an official selection at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and earned Ramírez a nomination for Best Documentary at the 2009 Ariel Awards.
In 2010, Ramírez wrote and directed his first fiction feature film, “Alamar”. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, and went on to receive numerous awards and critical acclaim. The film was also nominated for Best Picture at the 2010 Ariel Awards, and won the Best Director award.
Ramírez has since gone on to direct several more feature films, including the romantic drama “Las olas” (2012), the crime thriller “El falso” (2013), and the romantic comedy “No me digas solterona” (2014).
In addition to his feature film work, Ramírez has also directed numerous television shows and documentaries. He has written and directed episodes of the popular Mexican soap opera “Amor Real”, and has directed several documentary series for the Discovery Channel, including “Lost Cities of the Maya” (2011) and “The Aztec Empire” (2013).
Ramírez is an acclaimed director with an impressive body of work. His films have earned him numerous awards and accolades, and have been praised by critics and audiences alike. He is a talented filmmaker with a unique and powerful vision, and his work continues to captivate audiences around the world.