Fernando Lebrija
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Fernando Lebrija
Born in Guadalajara, Mexico. Fernando moved to Los Angeles in the year 2000 where he did his MBA (Master’s Degree) at the American Film Institute, which has one of the most successful film programs in the World.

He also took a Screenwriting postgraduate course at UCLA, a Directing Course at USC and then joined the Judith Weston workshops “Acting for Directors”. Fernando has worked in the Film and TV business for more than 18 years producing more than 30 different TV Shows for companies like MTV, Televisa Mexico and Fox Sports. He also directed many Music Videos and commercials for international brands like Mini-cooper, Honda, Snapple, Tommy Hilfiger and more.

In the feature film world AMAR A MORIR (Love till death), his feature film Directorial debut, has been screened at numerous festivals around the world ranging from Australia, New York, Chicago, LA, and Colombia among others. In 2010 he received various nominations and awards such as LAS DIOSAS DE PLATA (Mexican Golden Globes) where he won the Best New Director in addition to 7 nominations including Best Director. The film received others nominations in the CANACINE Awards (Industry awards) for Best Feature Film and Best Director among others. Fernando was also nominated for Best Director in the IMAGEN FOUNDATION AWARDS who recognizes the most talented Latinos in the US. The movie did pretty good in Mexico’s box office and has been having great sales around the world.

Fernando is finishing the last details of post-production for his latest movie SUNDOWN, a coming of age romantic comedy, working with actors like Teri Hatcher, Camilla Belle, Sara Paxton, John Michael Higgins, Jordi Molla, Devon Werkheiser, and Sean Marquette among others. This movie is going to be release all over the world in 2015.

His company Irreversible Cinema is based in Los Angeles CA, with offices in Guadalajara & Mexico City. Now is developing/producing future film projects and TV series for an international audience, like: “Flirting with Death” and “Route 66”, Irreversible next projects.
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