Name: Carlos Meléndez
Position: Director y Productor
Company: Mr.Blue laboratorios creativos SA de CV
Conference Title: Los géneros y las temáticas como anclas para motivar la audiencia.
Carlos Melendez is a filmmaker graduated from the New york film academy as director, editor and screenwriting. He has kept his studies in workshops with great masters such as Robert Mckee, Dov Simens, Judith Weston, Fernando Piernas, José Antonio Elo y Michael Rowe.
He has directed over 13 short films, from which stands out Estrella de plata (Silver star), Chalino rivera and Bestia (Beast), which have been showed in festivals such as Cannes Film Festival, Morelia International film festival, Short shorts film festival, Las Vegas show case, Rencontres cinémas d’amérique latine de Toulouse, Mil metros bajo tierra film festival, Macabro international film festival, among others.
His last short film Foco Rojo (red light), made for the 48 hours film project had 13 nominations and won the peoples choice award.
Carlos has directed and edited commercials for brands like Mazda, Tequila Martha Mendoza, Noctambulante, Tararira, GER, Woolworth, as well as Music videos and TV shows such as: Paracinema, el cine de lo anormal and the first social serie in Mexico Herida Abierta.
In 2010, Carlos won the support for young creators given by the IMCINE for the feature film script Las orillas del infinito (The edges of infinity). In 2013 he completed his first feature Film for television, Hombre Negro 2 in Mexico City. His second feature After School was his United States Debut.
To this day he is working in the development of his new feature film, Fatima.