After graduating film school in his home country Mexico, Diego GARCÍA (1979) made filmed his feature debut with Mark Jackson’s Without (2011). García's international breakthrough followed in 2012 with his work on Yulene Olaizola’s Fogo. Alternating between American indies and world cinema, he continued collaborating with filmmakers such as Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Gabriel Mascaro and Carlos Reygadas. García’s award-winning camerawork is inspired by paintings and strong contrasts of light and dark. Recent work includes the cinematography for Paul Dano's directorial debut Wildlife (2018), Nicolas Winding Refn’s television series Too Old to Die Young (2019) and Yorgos Lanthimos' short film Nimic (2019).
(director of photography) El cielo no perdona (2003, short), El sonido del silencio (2004, short), Acapulco Golden (2005, short), En el cielo como en la tierra (2006, short), Cruces desiertas (2006, short), Ser isla (2007, doc), Después del diluvio (2010, short), Urbanos (2012, TV doc series), Fogo (2012), Táu (2012), Avenida Progreso (2012, short), Abraham el Oso (2012, short doc), Manto acuífero/The Well (2013), 20 y más por el arte (2013, TV doc series), Chuy, El hombre lobo (2014, doc), Tiempos Felices (2014), Bestia de Cardo (2015), Rak ti Khon Kaen/Cemetery of Splendor (2015), Boi Neon/Neon Bull (2015), La Pascualita (2015, short), Terry (2016, short), Las tinieblas/The Darkness (2016), I'm a Stranger Here Myself (2016, short), Wildlife (2018), Den' Pobedy/Victory Day (2018, doc), Nuestro tiempo/Our Time (2018), Divino Amor/Divine Love (2019), Too Old to Die Young (2019, TV series), Nimic (2019, short)
Diego García at IFFR
Cemetery of Splendour
Virtuoso filming and confrontational scenes from an open marriage. With director Carlos Reygadas and his wife in the leading roles.
A cellist's life changes drastically after a chance meeting on the subway. Enigmatic thriller about identity with Lanthimos's unmistakable flourish.