Andres Clariond Rangel - Andrés Clariond Rangel

Clariond Andrés Rangel , born on 26 of September of 1977 in Monterrey , Nuevo Leon , is a director and writer of film graduate mastery of Fine Arts in Film at Columbia University in New York. On the paternal side, he comes from a family of prominent founding entrepreneurs of one of the largest industrial groups in Mexico, including his uncle, the former mayor of Monterrey and former governor of Nuevo León Benjamin Clariond . On the maternal side, he is related to the military man, journalist and novelist Heriberto Frías , and is the grandson of the worthy of Nuevo León, Raúl Rangel Frías .

Andres Clariond Rangel
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Personal information
Birth 1977
Monterrey, NL Mexico.
nationality Mexican

Law degree from Universidad de Monterrey

Master of Fine Arts in Film at Columbia University
Educated in Columbia university View and modify data on Wikidata
Professional information
Occupation Director and Screenwriter
Notable works

Peoria (2010)

 Hilda (2014) 
The Power of the Chair (2015)


The first feature film written and directed by Andrés Clariond Rangel , Hilda (2014), is a film inspired by the homonymous play by French writer Marie N'Diaye , which addresses issues such as classism, social inequality and racism in Mexico contemporary. Distributed by Cinépolis and remaining seven consecutive weeks on the national billboard, Hilda premiered at the 12 Morelia International Film Festival (FICM), where its protagonist, Verónica Langer , won the Best Actress award . It was presented at other prestigious film festivals such as the Vancouver International Film Festival ,Festival International Film Festival Cairo , Festival Haifa International Film Festival and Festival International Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro . At the Sofia International Film Festival, Bulgaria won a mention for Best Direction. In 2015, Hilda was acquired by Netflix Latino and HBO in the U.S. In 2016, Clariond's debut feature was nominated for five awards from the Mexican Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , obtaining the Best Female Co-Acting Award for Adriana Paz .

His most recent cinematographic work was as a writer for the documentary El Poder de la Silla (2015), a feature film directed by Diego Enrique Osorno about four former governors of the state of Nuevo León ( Socrates Rizzo , Fernando Canales , Benjamín Clariond and Fernando Elizondo ) who, for Through a series of interviews, they analyze the figure of the state executive, as well as the concepts of politics and power.

This film was screened for free in different squares of Monterrey and its metropolitan area, universities in the north of the country and the Senate of the Republic. It was also published on the portal of the Monterrey newspaper El Norte , with about 11,500 visits in a single day.

In addition to his career as a film director, Andrés Clariond Rangel is an editorial writer for Grupo Reforma .

Awards and nominations

  • Independent Spirit Award from the Arizona International Film Festival (2010) | Peoria .
  • Verónica Langer, Best Actress in a Mexican Feature Film, Morelia International Film Festival (2016) | Hilda .
  • Mention for Best Direction at the Sofia International Film Festival , Bulgaria (2015) | Hilda .
  • Ariel Award 2016 | Veronica Langer | Hilda | Actress | Nominated.
  • Ariel Award 2016 | Adriana Paz | Hilda | Female coercion | Winner
  • Ariel Award 2016 | Andrés Clariond Rangel | Hilda | Adapted script | Nominated.
  • Ariel Awards 2016 | Andrés Clariond Rangel | Hilda | First feature | Nominated.
  • Ariel Awards 2016 | Monica Neumaier | Hilda | Wardrobe | Nominated.

Leagues in order of appearance


New Lionón

Columbia university

Heriberto Fríasías

Raúl Rangel Fríasúl_Rangel_Frías

Marie NDiaye


Morelia International Film Festival

Veronica Langerónica_Langer

Vancouver International Film Festival

Cairo International Film Festival

Haifa International Film Festival

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festivalío_de_Janeiro



Mexican Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciencesáficas

Socrates Rizzoócrates_Rizzo

Fernando Canales

Benjamin Clariondín_Clariond

Fernando Elizondoán

The North

Reforma Group

Morelia International Film Festival (repeats)

Ariel Award

Best actress

Best Female Coercionón_femenina

Sofia International Film Festival

Sofia International Film Festival

Silver Goddesses

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