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PHENOMS Director Pascui Rivas

Director's Profile | Starts December 7th

Pascui graduated from an intensive five-year Film Directing program at Cordoba’s National University. He directed El Sereno (The Night Watchman) which was the first film in Cordoba to be shot as a large-scale production. El Sereno was selected by legendary cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs to represent Argentina at the Cannes Film Festival. Pascui studied screenwriting with Academy Award Nominee Guillermo Arriaga. Since 2006, Pascui has been shaping the U.S. Hispanic Market, directing national campaigns and winning the most prestigious awards, including the first Cannes Lion in the history of advertising agency, Conill Saatchi & Saatchi, a “Gold Medal” at the New York Festivals, and a “Best of Show” at the AdAge Awards for a film he directed for UNICEF. Recently, he was chosen by the Director’s Guild of America among a select group to be a protégé in the Diversity Directors Initiative (DDI).