Tufic Makhlouf Akl
Film director and graduate of the Cinematographic Training Center. His thesis was awarded the PECIME Silver Goddess. His debut work Sexo impostor was nominated for the Goddess in the category best digital film.
His documentary: A través de Alan Glass at the Pantalla de Cristal Festival, earned 9 nominations, winning two awards: Best Direction and Best Editing. In the year 2014, he won best art documentary at the 31st Bogotá Film Festival for Remedios Varo. Misterio y revelación. He was creative director in advertising for 15 years, developing concepts and campaigns for: Kimberly-Clark, Kodak, Camino Real Hotels, Hospital ABC, Wella, Citibank, ICA, Nestlé, L’Oreal, Scotiabank, and Smirnoff and directed several television commercials for clients such as Kraft, Kleenex, Huggies, Kleen Bebé, Comercial Mexicana, and Nafinsa, among others. For television, he has directed several episodes of La hora marcada and the series Maestros olvidados, as well as cultural and scientific capsules.
In the theater, he has directed productions such as Infamia and Las Ubarry de Óscar Liera. He worked as a graphic designer in several publishing firms and as a painter has participated in more than 20 exhibits.