About Álvaro Aponte - Centeno
Álvaro Aponte Centeno has a variety of artistic formations including musical education at Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, film theory and communication courses at the University of Puerto Rico.
He has master courses that include history and Puerto Rican Literature and the Caribbean at the Center for Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. He began his career making television documentaries for the channel of state in which he served as editor, cinematographer and director.
He's second Short Film My holy gaze was the official selection in competition at the Cannes Film Fest. on 2012.
On that same year was part of the official selection in competition at the Melbourne Int Film Fest, Australia; Stockholm Int Film Fest, Int Fest of New Latin American Cinema in Havana, Cuba and Hong Kong Int Film Fest.
Aponte - Centeno is shooting he's first feature film. With this project, he was recently selected to participate on a Sundance Workshop Lab for emergent screenwriter and director in Los Angeles, the II Workshop Cinematographers Project Central America / Caribbean in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where he won first prize with his film developing. With the same Project, he was selected to participate in the co-production section of the important International Film Festival San Sebastian.
Also won an important French price Aide Aux Cinema du Monde to do all the post production in Paris.