Augusto Mendoza

In 1998 he attended the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica where he specialized in writing for the screen. Upon finishing, he wrote nine episodes of the sitcom “Familia Peluche” with Eugenio Derbez. In 2010 he co-wrote the screenplay for the movie “Abe”l alongside Diego Luna, which won Best Original Screenplay in the Ariel Awards.

In 2012, he wrote the screenplay for the animated movie “El Santos vs la Tetona Mendoza”, based upon the original characters by Jis and Trino. In 2014, he co-wrote the movie “Mr Pig”, starring Danny Glover and Maya Rudolph. He wrote 6 episodes for the series “El Vato”, produced by NBC Universo, from 2015 to 2016. The series won the Emmy Award for Best Non-English Primetime Show. In 2019, he wrote three episodes of the second season of the series “Diablero”.

In 2019 Chicuarotes premiered in the Cannes Film Festival, a film written by him and directed by Gael Garcia Bernal.

In 2021 he is part of the writing team of “Todo va a estar bien” for Netflix. He is also a writer on a series for HBO and has just started co-writing a film for the production company Perro Azul.

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