Kristian Mercado Figueroa Tag Archive

Animation, Music

Kristian Mercado Figueroa Brings Reggaeton Culture to Futuristic Life in SXSW-Winning Animation ‘Nuevo Rico’

Kristian Mercado Figueroa takes us inside the oversaturated colours, steampunk aesthetic and blend of styles comprising his Latinx Futurism short.

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Animation, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

WeAreDN // Lockdown: Family Friction

We kick off our new weekly WeAreDN // Lockdown screening series with 'Family Friction' - a collection of short films with family at their core.

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Animation, Art & Fashion, Article, Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action, Music

Directors Notes Top 20 Filmmaker Conversations of 2019

Team DN put our curating skills to good use to picked out our favourite 20 Directors Notes filmmaker conversations from the past 12 months.

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How Kristian Mercado Figueroa Took a Wild Audiovisual Journey into the Creation Process of Billie Eilish

Kristian Mercado Figueroa reveals how he melded an organic approach with a push it till it breaks mentality to dig into Billie Eilish's creative process.

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Art & Fashion

Kristian Mercado Figueroa Explores the Complex Relationship of Womanhood Across Latinx Generations in ‘Mariposa’

Kristian Mercado Figueroa returns to DN for a chat about visualising Rachel Inez Marshall's poem in his exploration of womanhood across Latinx generations.

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Kristian Mercado Figueroa Pays Homage to Puerto Rico’s Spirit of Resilience in Hurray for the Riff Raff’s ‘Pa’lante’

DN invited director Kristian Mercado Figueroa to share how a desire to do justice to his Puerto Rican heritage inspired potent music video 'Pa'lante'.

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