Alfonso Cuaron: News

Born on November 28, 1961, in Mexico City, Alfonso Cuaron is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, film editor, film producer, and cinematographer. He is also the first Mexican filmmaker to receive an Academy Award for Best Director. Having received over 10 Academy Award nominations, he won four of them, including Best Director for the 2013 film ‘Gravity,’ and the 2018 film ‘Roma.’ The other two Academy Awards came for Best Film Editing for ‘Gravity’ and Best Cinematography for ‘Roma.’ Cuaron is a philosophy graduate from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He further studied filmmaking from Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematograficos school within the same university, UNAM. He is the director of a 1991 sex comedy film ‘Solo con tu pareja.’ After working for several years and directing various films, Cuaron, in 2010, started to develop the film ‘Gravity.’ He joined producer David Heyman for this film and it was a huge success, bagging several awards, including seven Academy Awards, and a Golden Globe for Cuaron.

17 Feb 2024

Jake Gyllenhaal

Hollywood films that show the world's end

How about taking a journey through the abyss with our curated selection of Hollywood movies that vividly depict the end of the world?

19 Sep 2023


Lumiere Festival 2023: Alfonso Cuaron, Wes Anderson join star-studded lineup

The Lumiere Film Festival 2023 in Lyon, France, has unveiled its impressive director lineup, featuring Alfonso Cuarón, Terry Gilliam, Wes Anderson, Alexander Payne, and Wim Wenders.

24 Apr 2021

Marathi Cinema

Cinema is my way of exploring insecurities: Chaitanya Tamhane

Cinema is a way of exploring insecurities, finding nuances and contradictions, and transforming it into a living, breathing story, says filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane who is making strides internationally with his second film The Disciple.

28 Jan 2021


Chaitanya Tamhane's 'The Disciple' set to premiere on Netflix

Marathi-language musical drama, The Disciple, which has been directed by Chaitanya Tamhane, will soon be made available for streaming on Netflix.

25 Feb 2019


Oscars 2019: Here are all the winners

The 91st Oscars has started and it is without a doubt the biggest event in the awards season.

21 Jan 2019


Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron are dating each other

Hollywood might have a new golden couple to root for as reports suggest that Brad Pitt is now dating Charlize Theron.

19 Dec 2018

South Korea

Oscars 2019: 9 category shortlists announced, India's entry misses out

As the year draws to a close, the award season begins.