Mauricio Chernovetzky has worked with internationally recognized talent, such as Academy Award Nominated Stephen Rea and Eleanor Tomlinson. His supernatural feature, Styria received the Industry Choice Award at the Dances With Films Festival in Hollywood and was picked up by Showtime. His thesis film, Cassandra was nominated for a National Student Academy Award. He recently directed Patitos Feos, an absurdist comedy set in Chihuahua. He obtained a degree in Literature and Religion from Reed College, a Masters degree in Film, Television and New Media from San Diego State University, and studied directing at the National Polish Film School in Lodz.