Adonay Guerrero is a screenwriter, filmmaker and graphic designer with Tenek heritage born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and currently based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Guerrero owns a Master’s degree in Film Production from York University where he developed his thesis project Hidden Gods. During his time at York University he was awarded with a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Master’s Scholarship given by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). He has a BA in Audio-Visual Arts from Universidad de Guadalajara.
Guerrero has won grants from the State Council for the Arts and Culture (Consejo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes)of Jalisco and from the State Fund for the Arts and Culture (Fondo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes) of San Luis Potosí. Some of his works have been screened in film festivals such as San Diego Comic Con International Independent and Film Festival Edmonton International Film Festival (The Son of Santo), ImagineNATIVE Film Festival, Maoriland Film Festival at New Zealand (The Last Deaths of Joe); or Diaspora International Film Festival (I Live Here: Windows).
Besides fiction films he has been working in documentaries and TV Series as an editor. His most recent works include: Women Building Peace in Africa directed by renowned writer Colleen Wagner or the TV series Battle Scars, About Canadian Military in times of peace and war.
Guerrero is currently teaching at University of New Brunswick the courses of Sound Design and Screenwriting for Short Formats.
Guerrero has also collaborated in different projects as graphic designer and illustrator, such as the electronic magazine La guagua cultural, and the RPG project Arcadia.
Some of his works as Graphic Designer and as Illustrator can be appreciated here: Portfolio Design2016
FILMOGRAPHY As a Writer and Director
2015 Hidden Gods – Short Film
2012 The Last Deaths of Joe – Short Film
Making Sones and Memories – Documentary (Awarded 1st place in the documentary category at Rodando San Luis International Film Festival 2013)
2011 I Live Here, Windows – Documentary-Essay
2008 El hijo del Santo (The Son of Santo) – Short Film
2007 La Semilla (The Seed)- Animated Short Film (Awarded the grant for Film production in the category of Visual Arts by the San Luis Potosi Government)
2007 Elegy – Animated Short Film
2004 Cerro de San Pedro, cuando las piedras gritan- Documentary
2003 La duda mata (Doubt Kills) – Short Film
2003 El blues del buen Samaritano (The Good Samaritan’s Blues) – Short Film