Mauro Mueller

| March 10, 2015

Columbia University

Mauro Mueller

Mexican/Swiss filmmaker Mauro Mueller grew up in Adliswil, a small municipality in the canton of Zurich. In 2008, he moved to New York City to study film directing and writing at Columbia University, where he received an M.F.A. His short films have played at festivals worldwide and have won numerous awards, including the CINE Golden Eagle Award. Maura won the James Bridges Development Award for his work directing actors, and was part of the Script Station at the Berlinale Talent Campus 2012 with his feature script Fingerplay.

He is co-owner of the production company Fidelio Films, founded by producers David Figueroa, Mark Raso, Mauro Mueller and Mauricio Leiva Cock in 2010.

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Un Mundo para Raúl

Un Mundo para Raúl

When thirteen-year-old Raúl is asked to entertain the local landowner’s son, a treacherous game of power and pride unfolds between the boys. A short film by Mauro Mueller.

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