Alejandro Gomez Monteverde life and biography

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Alejandro Gomez Monteverde biography

Date of birth : 1977-07-13
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Tampico, Tamaulipas,Mexico
Nationality : Mexican
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-10-11
Credited as : Film Director, Bella movie, People's Choice Award

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Alejandro Monteverde was born and raised in the Mexican town of Tampico, Tamaulipas. In 1999, he entered the University of Texas film school, where he won an unprecedented number of film festivals for an undergraduate student filmmaker.

Monteverde's first film, Bocho, shot in 16mm with no budget in Alejandro's spare time as a student, won a Kodak Awards for Excellence in Cinematography Award and several international film festival awards. His student demo reel was so impressive, that Kodak and Panavision both awarded him with sponsorships to shoot Waiting for Trains. (filmed in New York the week of 9-11), which won major awards in International film festivals.

Following his graduation from UT, Monteverde produced several awardwinning films, commercials and music videos. Committed to projects that entertain, engage and inspire, the company's inaugural project is Bella.
His film Bella took top prize at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival by winning the “People's Choice Award”.

The director of the Department of Citizenship gave Monteverde the "American by Choice" award for Bella's positive contribution to Latino art and culture in the U.S.


Monteverde married the American actress Ali Landry in April 2006.On July 11th, 2007, they welcomed their first child, a girl, Estela Ines and the second child, a boy, Marcelo Alejandro in Los Angeles on October 8th, 2011.

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