\ Eliseo Ortiz

Eliseo Ortiz, MFA

Director of the Academic Program in Arts

MFA Media Studies. State University of New York, University at Buffalo.
Undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences. ITESM.


During his undergraduate studies, he received training in audiovisual media production and documentary filmmaking. In 2015, with support from a Fulbright-García Robles grant, he completed his graduate studies successfully. During his period at the department of Media Study at UB, he taught courses in basic filmmaking and experimental cinema. He assisted in the media laboratory and produced multimedia installation work, supported by the FONCA-CONCACULTA “Young Creators” program.

In the United States, he had the opportunity of collaborating with the Latin American Cultural Association, the International Institute of Buffalo, and the Westside Bazaar. Before pursuing his master’s studies, he worked at the Center for Higher Studies in Design of Monterrey (CEDIM) where he taught courses on video and sound production. He also was the head of the media laboratory, and managed a series of production workshops.

He has exhibited his work at events such as 'Experiments in Cinema', 'Mono No Aware', 'Futures of Visual Anthropology', and at international film festivals in Mexico, Cuba, Colombia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and France.  

From 2009 to 2011, he organized a series of experimental cinema showings in Monterey and he produced the first three editions of the 'Exhibición internacional de cine y video Experimental' (International Exhibition of Experimental Cinema and Video) at “Casa Tiyahui”, a cultural co-operative in the city of Saltillo.