Awards

Ariel Awards, Mexico

2007 Won
Silver Ariel
Best First Work (Mejor Ópera Prima)
El violín (2005)
Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Mejor Guión Cinematográfico Original)
El violín (2005)
Nominated
Silver Ariel
Best Direction (Mejor Dirección)
El violín (2005)
Best Editing (Mejor Edición)
El violín (2005)
Shared with:
2006 Won
Silver Ariel
Best Short Fiction Film (Mejor Cortometraje de Ficción)
El violín (2005)
2005 Nominated
Silver Ariel
Best Short Documentary (Mejor Cortometraje Documental)
Tierra caliente... Se mueren los que la mueven (2004)

Black Movie Film Festival

2007 Won
Audience Award
El violín (2005)

Cannes Film Festival

2006 Nominated
Un Certain Regard Award
El violín (2005)

Cartagena Film Festival

2007 Won
Golden India Catalina
Best Screenplay (Mejor Guión)
El violín (2005)
Nominated
Golden India Catalina
Best Film (Mejor Película)
El violín (2005)

Chicago International Film Festival

2006 Nominated
Gold Hugo
New Directors Competition
El violín (2005)

Ghent International Film Festival

2006 Nominated
Grand Prix
El violín (2005)

Gramado Film Festival

2006 Won
Audience Award
Latin Film Competition - Best Film (Longa Metragem em 35mm, Latinos - Melhor Filme)
El violín (2005)
Won
Golden Kikito
Latin Film Competition - Best Film (Longa Metragem em 35mm, Latinos - Melhor Filme)
El violín (2005)
Latin Film Competition - Best Screenplay (Longa Metragem em 35mm, Latinos - Melhor Roteiro)
El violín (2005)

Guadalajara International Film Festival

2005 Won
Best Short Film
Ibero-American Jury
El violín (2005)

Kerala International Film Festival

2006 Won
Audience Award
El violín (2005)
Nominated
Golden Crow Pheasant
El violín (2005)

Lima Latin American Film Festival

2007 Won
Best First Work
First Prize
El violín (2005)

Mar del Plata Film Festival

2007 Nominated
Best Latin-American Film
Latin-American Competition
El violín (2005)

Miami Film Festival

2007 Won
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic Features - Ibero-American Cinema Competition
El violín (2005)

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

2007 Won
Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Award
El violín (2005)

Premios ACE

2008 Won
Premio ACE
Cinema - Best Director
El violín (2005)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2006 Won
Horizons Award - Special Mention
El violín (2005)
2005 Won
Casa de América Award
El violín (2005)
Won
SIGNIS Films in Progress Award
Feature Film
El violín (2005)
Won
C.I.C.A.E. Award
Films in Progress
El violín (2005)

São Paulo International Film Festival

2006 Won
Special Jury Award
El violín (2005)
Nominated
International Jury Award
Best Feature Film
El violín (2005)

Thessaloniki Film Festival

2006 Won
Human Values Award
El violín (2005)

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