The 2022 Oscars will be held tonight to commemorate the best of cinema. In this contest, there are nominees four Mexicans who could win a golden statuette. Here we tell you who they are and their history.
Oscar 2022: Mexican nominees and their stories
William of the Bull
The renowned director has been awarded several times around the world for his work in film. at the awards Oscar 2022come back with the movie ‘The Alley of Lost Souls’which he directed and co-produced.
This film is nominated in the categories: Best Picture, Best Production Design and Best Costume Design.
Guillermo was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. In 2007 it was recognized at the BAFTAs for Best Foreign Language Film, Best Artistic Direction, Best Makeup and Best Cinematography.
At 2017 received the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice Film Festival for his film ‘The Shape of Water’, becoming the third Hispanic to win it. With this same film he also won four Critics Choice Awards, two Golden Globes and two Oscars, one for Best Director and one for Best Film.
Carlos Lopez Estrada
The son of producer Carla Estradais he director of the movie ‘Raya y el Último Dragon’, which is nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
Previously, worked on the ‘Frozen II’ animated films and recently collaborated in the creation of the also nominated ‘Charm’. He will be in charge of directing the Robin Hood live action.
In addition to working in movies, He has directed music videos for artists like Jesse & Joy, Billie Eilish, Katy Perry.
Fausto Estrada Guerrero
Faust is an artist Animator of the film ‘The Mitchell family against the machines’, nominated for the Best Animated Film category.
He was in charge of the stereoscopy of the film, that is, of the third dimension in animated films.
Fausto Estrada Guerrero, is originally from Querétaro and is 31 years old. Throughout his career he has worked on productions such as: ‘Hotel Transilvania 4: Transformania’, ‘Spider-Man: A new universe’, ‘The Smurfs: The Hidden Village’, ‘A rooster with many eggs’, among others.
This is not the first time he has worked on an Oscar-nominated project, as He was part of the animated film ‘Spider-Man: A new universe’ in 2018.
Eugenio is not nominated for any individual category, however he is part of the coda moviewhich is nominated for three categories: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor.
The actor plays the role of director of Ruby’s choir, he encourages the young woman to enter music school.
The native of CDMX He has participated in films such as: ‘No returns accepted’, ‘Miracles from Heaven’, ‘Jack and Jill’ and ‘How to be a Latin Lover’.
His work on television earned him fame for the creation of programs such as: ‘La familia P. Luche’, ‘XHDRBZ’ and ‘Derbez en Donde’. Also, he is recognized for his dubbing work in movies like ‘Shrek’ and ‘Mulan’.