Sebastian Diaz

Documentarist & Media Producer

Sebastian Diaz

Sebastián Díaz  is media producer with over 12 years of experience in Mexico and the US. He is as passionate about compelling storytelling in his personal films as he is about delivering powerful messages in his client-driven projects.

In 2010 Sebastián directed, edited, and color corrected Brilliant Soila feature length documentary about a woman’s struggle to make Mexican pottery both non-toxic and profitable, and produced in cooperation with Foprocine, under the Mexican Institute of Cinematography.

In 2009 he was director of photography, editor and colorist of the feature length documentary Tijuaneados Anonymous, co-produced by Foprocine.  The film garnered accolades including Official Selection of the Morelia International Film Festival 2009, the Official Section of the Ambulante Itinerant Documentary Festival 2010, and Distrital Festival 2010.

His 2003 film Border Rap won second place at the Este Corto Sí Se Ve Festival in Mexico City.

Sebastián co-founded the production company Galatea Audio/Visual in 2001. Among other projects, Galatea produced Bulbo tv – a documentary format television show that was transmitted nationally throughout Mexico and in the US via Univision and MVS. He directed, shot, and edited several episodes about culture and life in the Tijuana-San Diego border region.

Sebastián’s work has been exhibited in art fairs and film festivals in Madrid, Manchester, Mexico City, Vienna, and Warsaw.