Roberto Fiesco is a Mexican film, theater and television director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his critically acclaimed films such as Amor a la Medida (1996) and El Violin (2005).
Fiesco was born in Mexico City in 1961. He studied visual arts at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and later attended the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC) and the National School of Film, Television and Theatre (ENAT).
In 1990, Fiesco wrote and directed his first feature film, El Árbol de la Vida (The Tree of Life), which won the Best Film Award at the Oaxaca Film Festival. He followed it up with Los Colores de la Montaña (The Colors of the Mountain) in 1994, which was nominated for the Ariel Award for Best Mexican Film.
In 1996, Fiesco wrote and directed Amor a la Medida, a romantic comedy starring Ana Claudia Talancón and Marco Pérez. The film was a critical and commercial success and was nominated for several Ariel Awards, including Best Picture.
In 2000, Fiesco wrote and directed Ventanas al Paraíso (Windows to Paradise), a drama starring Marco Pérez and Lumi Cavazos. The film was nominated for the Ariel Award for Best Picture.
In 2005, Fiesco wrote and directed El Violin, a drama starring Don Angel Tavira that tells the story of a violinist living in a small village in Mexico. The film was critically acclaimed and was nominated for the Ariel Award for Best Picture.
Fiesco has also directed several television series, including the critically acclaimed El Internado (The Internship) in 2007 and En Tierras Salvajes (Wild Lands) in 2009.
Fiesco’s films have won numerous awards, including five Ariel Awards, two Oaxaca Film Festival awards, and two nominations for the Goya Awards for Best Ibero-American Film.
In addition to his work in film and television, Fiesco has directed numerous plays, including the critically acclaimed play “Casa de Muñecas” (Dollhouse). He is also a professor at the CCC.
Roberto Fiesco is one of Mexico’s most acclaimed directors and has made numerous contributions to the film and theater