Jorge Caballero

Jorge Caballero

Director, Writer, Editor, Producer


Jorge Caballero is a Mexican director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed films "Amores Perros" and "The Burning Plain".

Born in Mexico City in 1975, Caballero was raised in a family of filmmakers. His father, Sergio Caballero, was an influential Mexican filmmaker. From a young age, Jorge was exposed to the world of cinema and was inspired by his father's work. As a result, he began writing and directing short films in his teenage years. After graduating from Mexico's National Film School, he launched his career in the film industry with a series of low-budget films.

In 2000, Caballero made his feature-length debut with the highly acclaimed "Amores Perros". The film was met with critical and commercial success, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The film was also recognized as one of the best films of the decade by the National Board of Review.

In 2008, Caballero released his second feature-length film, "The Burning Plain". The movie was lauded for its ambitious scope and was praised for its dreamlike visual storytelling. The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and won the award for Best Cinematography.

Caballero has directed several other films and television series, including the award-winning drama "La Reina del Sur" and the hit series "El Chapo". He has also produced several films, including the horror-thriller "La Casa de Las Sombras" and the romantic comedy "Algo que Celebrar".

Jorge Caballero has become one of the most successful Mexican directors in recent years. His work has received international acclaim and his films have been widely praised for their evocative visuals and masterful storytelling. He is considered one of the leading auteurs of Mexican cinema and is one of the most respected directors in the industry.