Máximo José Rodríguez

Máximo José Rodríguez is a renowned director, cinematographer and experienced publicity campaign director in his country. He has launched vital local and international publicity campaigns. He is founding director of the Dominican Republic’sMemoria de Nación Foundation.

He has been honored with innumerable awards in his career, including, among others, Honorable Mention in Cannes Festival as cinematographer of Guagasi; Honorable Mention in short film category in the Paris Biennal for Lumiantena, and Honorable Mention in the first Video Clip St Tropez Festival in France for the short filmLas pausas del silencio. He has also received numerous national awards and won several photography contests.

His many documentaries include Santo Domingo: Una Ciudad de Encantos; Ingenio Diego Caballero; Los Toros Ofrenda del Cristo de Bayaguana; Los Látigos del Sol; El San Antonio Negro de los Guillén; Descubre La Vega: Orgullo de mi tierra, and most recently, Cordillera Central Dominicana.