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Alan Jonsson Gavica
Writer, director Alan Jonsson grew up in MazatlŠn, Sinaloa. In 1987, he moved to the United States to study photography and cinematography. Jonsson earned a degree in arts with a minor in photography. He also studied film production, film direction and scriptwriting at various film schools, including U.C.L.A., Loyola Miramount University and Real Academia International de Cine in Barcelona, Spain. During this period he wrote and directed two school projects awarded in several film festivals, the documentary, Nobody's That Bad, in 1992, and the short film, Kung-Fu Fighter, in 1993.

From 1988 to 1995 Jonsson worked as an apprentice in international productions like K9, The Grifters, Wagon East, Mr. Jones, Medicine Man and Romeo and Juliet, among others. In 1999 he directed the short film The Weeding and in 2000, he directed Knowing, a short film internationally awarded in several film festivals.

In 2002 Jonsson established Esfera Films Entertainment and with this company directed his feature film Morenita- The Scandal.

This film has won many international awards including: Best Directing at the Festival Iberoamericana in Huelva Spain, Best Film and Best Director at the Festival Cultural Iberoafroamericano in Colonia Germany, Best Actor (Ignacio Lopez Tarso) at the Tregor International Film Festval in Strasburg France, Best Art Direction and Best Sound at the Festival de Artes Audiovisuales de la Plata in Argentina and Special Jury Award for Best Feature Film and Best Ensemble Cast at the Orlando Hispanic Film Festival, Best First Film at the Margaritaís International Films Festival, a Special Jury Mention at the BogotŠís International Film Festival and Best Screenplay at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival as well as, more than 20 official selections at international film festivals around the world.



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Morenita - The Scandal

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