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Birth NameDaniel Eduvijes Carrera

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Daniel Eduvijes Carrera is among the most accomplished new voices in American Latino filmmaking. His work has screened at the Tribeca, Guadalajara, Morelia, Huesca and Los Angeles Film Festivals, at numerous art museums and on international television broadcasts. He is the winner of the Imagen Foundation Award, Top Prize winner in Ovation TV's "Search for the Next Revolutionary Filmmaker" and was recognized as Best Latino Film Director by the Directors Guild of America Student Film Awards.

Daniel received the National Hispanic Foundation for Arts and National Association of Latino Arts and Culture film grants, won the Djerassi Artist Residency Award for screenwriting, is a fellow of the Produire au Sud Program in France and a fellow of Film Independent's Project: Involve. Daniel belongs to the elite group of Fulbright Scholars in Film (Mexico/USA) and was honored with the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation/Tribeca Film Institute Media Arts Fellowship. Daniel's latest work, SOLEDAD DE LOS INCENDIOS was granted the Latino Public Broadcasting Media Content Fund and most recently, he was awarded the SFFILM/Westridge Screenwriting Grant for the development of his debut feature film, INVOKING JUAN ANGEL.

On top of his directing work, Daniel serves as a screenplay analyst for clients including the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Writers Guild of America, Starz and NBC/Universal. He has taught film courses at Columbia University, has led workshops for the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization and also mentored a new generation of filmmakers as a Teaching Artist in Residence through the Tribeca Film Institute.

Driven by stories that reflect his Mexican immigrant heritage, Daniel achieved highest honors in Film Studies and English Literature from the University of California at Berkeley, studied Cinema and Mexican Culture at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and was awarded a Dean's Fellowship for an MFA in Filmmaking from Columbia University's Graduate School of the Arts.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Daniel Eduvijes Carrera

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