Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Academy Award Winning Director: Alfonso Cuarón

2019 Academy Awards 

...Academy Award Winning Director...

Alfonso Cuarón

Rolex Mentor & Protégé Member

Alfonso Cuarón was nominated for five Academy Awards and won three at the 91st Oscars. Alfonso won the awards for Best Director, Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. His movie "Roma" was nominated for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. Rolex congratulated Cuarón on its Instagram account as seen below.

Alfonso Cuarón is a member of Rolex's Mentor & Protégé Arts initiative which creates valuable relationships between talented mentors and protégés. Alfonso Cuarón recently mentored Chaitanya Tamhane who is a young filmmaker from India. Cuarón and Tamhane are pictured below on stage at a Rolex Mentor & Protégé event that took place last year in Berlin, Germany.

Can you imagine being an aspiring young director and being mentored by a director who has won so many Academy Awards!?!!

You can watch the trailer for Alfonso Cuarón's Academy Award winning movie "Roma" above, as well as his acceptance speech for Best Director below. 

Alfonso Cuarón
Won 2014 Academy Award For Best Director
Rolex Submariner

Alfonso Cuarón won the Oscar for Best Director in 2014, and the photo below shows him at the Academy Awards, and you see he is wearing his Rolex Submariner. Alfonso Cuarón's movie "Gravity" swept the 2014 Oscars by winning a total of seven Academy Awards, including Best Visual Effects, Best Cinematography, and Best Original Score.