FILM, THEATER, OPERA AND TV DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER.

DANIEL GRUENER

ESPAÑOL

 

Daniel Gruener is one of the participants in the revival and renovation of Mexican films. His feature films “Sobrenatural” (All of them witches) and “Morirse en Domingo” (Never on a Sunday), a decade apart, is an example of the time he takes to choose and erect each project. His opera prima “Sobrenatural” is considered the fifth Mexican film with more weeks in Mexico’s box office, which in itself speaks of the favorable response to his work not only by specialized critics but of public in general.

 

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Morirse en Domingo, 2006.

 

His work has taken him beyond his Country and has not only limited itself to films. Daniel Gruener has worked in the Theater and Opera, which speaks of his formation. As an example, his mise-en-scène of “The Telephone” by Menotti with the Chamber Orchestra of Bellas Artes. As director, he has shown great versatility in working in different genres and formats; as well as his ample capacity to coordinate large groups while making the most of their personal talents. This quality has surfaced in the personal success of each of his team members, with whom he has reached important achievements such as, heading the megaproject “A Window into our History”, the main show in Mexico’s Bicentennial celebrations. This multimedia show toured the whole country during seven months in 2010 and captured an audience of four million spectators

 

Another example of his talent when he integrates to new formats is the reality show “Top Chef México” considered the most ambitious nonfiction production for TV in Mexico to our time. This show was nominated in 2018 to an iemmy for best non-scripted show of the year.

 

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Top Chef, 2018.

 

Daniel Gruener has made a brilliant career in advertisement working with important firms such as Coca-Cola, Budweiser, General Motors, RadioShack, Bacardi, MasterCard, Danone, Johnny Walker. Due to the excellent production quality in 2015, his production company received the Century International Quality ERA award.

Recently he produced and directed the reality show Top Chef México for NBC Universe and Sony Entertainment Television, considered the most important Mexican TV production nowadays.

 

He has also made several music videos for well-known artists such as Ricky Martin, Thalia, Aleks Syntek, and Susana Zabaleta to complete labor that makes Daniel Gruener one of the most influential Mexican directors nowadays.

 

AWARDS

• IEMMY nomination for best non-scripted show for Top Chef México

 

• Special Award at the 34th Milano international Ficts Fest for ShortPlays.

 

• Best Foreign Film at Calgary International Film Festival for Morirse en Domingo.

 

• Cineactive Reino de Navarra Award for best picture at Pamplona Inernational Film Festival for Morirse en Domingo.

 

• Best Movie and Best Director at Cartagena de Indias Film Festival for Sobrenatural.

 

• Mejor Producción en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Puerto Rico por Sobrenatural.

 

• Mejor Cortometraje en el Festival des Films du Monde de Montreal por De jazmín en flor.

 

• 4 Arieles de la Academia de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de México por Sobrenatural.

 

• El Ariel al Mejor Cortometraje por De jazmín en flor.

 

• 6 Diosas de Plata por Morirse en domingo, incluyendo Mejor Película y Mejor Director para la película más premiada de ese año en México.

FILMOGRAPHY

DIRECTOR

2020 Champion of Hope - Documentary

2018 Top Chef México T2 - Reality

2016 Top Chef México T1 - Reality

2014 Short Plays - Collection

2010 Una Ventana a Nuestra Historia - Live show

2009 Sucedió en un día - Segment "12/12/12"

2006 Morirse en Domingo - Film

2004 Sexo, amor y otras perversiones - Segment "Max Viagra"

1997 De jazmín en flor - Short film

1996 Sobrenatural - Film

1992 Amazona - Short film

1990 Luna de miel al cuarto menguante - Short film

1990 Ahi nos vidrios - Documentary

1990 Merolicus - Documentary

1989 Aviso oportuno - Short film

1987 El día que renuncie mi nacionalidad Hungara – Short film

 

 

WRITER

2014 Short Plays - Collection

2009 Sucedió en un día - Segment"12/12/12"

1996 Sobrenatural - Film

1992 Amazona - Short film

1990 Luna de miel al cuarto menguante - Short film

1989 Aviso oportuno – Short film

 

 

PRODUCER

2020 Champion of Hope - Documentary

2018 A morir a los desiertos - Documentary

2018 Ana y Bruno - Animation

2018 Top Chef México T2 - Reality

2016 Top Chef México T1 - Reality

2014 Short Plays - Collection

2011 Carrière, 250 metros - Documentary

2010 Elvira - Documentary

2009 Beijingren - Documentary

2006 Morirse en Domingo - Film

1989 Aviso oportuno - Short film

LINKS


IMDB

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