Augusto Mendoza

Augusto Mendoza (Mexico City, 1979). He studied screenwriting at Center of Cinematographic Training. He wrote 9 episodes of the first season of “La Familia Peluche” from 2001 to 2004. In 2010 he co-wrote the screenplay “Abel”, together with Diego Luna, with whom they won the Ariel Award for Best Original Screenplay. In 2012 he wrote the script “El Santos vs La Tetona Mendoza”, an animated film based on the characters of Jis and Trino. In 2014 he co-wrote with Diego Luna the movie Mr Pig, starring Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph. He also wrote 6 episodes of “El Vato”, a series for NBC Universo from 2015 to 2016.
In 2017 his screenplay “Chicuarotes” is filmed and directed by Gael García, wich is about to be released.

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