Vidal Cantú Garza
Vidal Cantu Garza
Vidal is a Producer and Director of entertainment content that is distributed on interactive and traditional media; he develops technological platforms and formats for the entertainment industry since 20 years .
He is the co-Producer of the movie “The Perfect Game” a film based on a true story about a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico, who became the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series in 1957.
Vidal is the Director and Producer of the documentary "Con Los Pies en el Cielo" about the extraordinary and inspiring lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Eduardo Verastegui, Romero Britto and Juan Angel Ruiz.
He is committed to the development of the cinematographic industry in México.
Vidal is co-founder of www.causas.org a social network focused in the development of non-profit organizations.
Adolfo K. Franco
Adolfo is an experienced Creative Director and Award-Winning Film Writer / Producer that has worked on several international advertising campaigns and feature film projects. At age 19, Adolfo was already writing advertising for prestigious companies such as Turner Network Television, John Deere, MG Rover and Shell Oil Company.
With a communications B.A. from the Monterrey Tech Institute, Adolfo participated in several film directing workshops, finishing at Universal Studios where he directed his first short-films. Back in Mexico, at age 23, he wrote and produced his first feature film “Un Diluvio” (Distributed by Vanguard Cinema) with only $5,000 USD. This movie earned him a $70,000 USD award (Promocine) given annually by the Art and Culture Counsel. A few months later he was already shooting “La Sombra del Sahuaro” his second production and screenplay. This movie has been widely seen not only in Latin America, but also by the Hispanic Market in the U.S. Adolfo was asked to adapt this story in English by Moctezuma Esparza´s Company Maya Pictures. This new adaptation of the film not been shot or released.
Adolfo has proven skills at strategic media planning, creative writing, project development, organizing issue campaigns, and persuading decision-makers. He is regularly invited to speak at Youth forums and Universities about his early success in the film industry and his growing career.
He is known as a political and social entrepreneur, participating in non-profit organizations and social initiatives. In 2003 he was asked to produce and direct a documentary for the 10th anniversary of the Presidential Candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio´s murder. This film was never released commercially but it has been screened at Harvard University, Georgetown University, Bogotá’s Mexican Embassy, and the Guadalajara Film Festival, among other places.
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