Pablo Alvarez-Mesa

Pablo Alvarez-Mesa

Program Completed at the CFC

NFB/CFC Creative Doc Lab

Completion Year


Current Information


Pablo is a filmmaker and cameraperson working mainly in documentary. His films have played at international film festivals including Rotterdam, Camden IFF, Hot Docs, Visions du Reel, and RIDM. His credits include Presidio Modelo (Best Experimental Student Film Award, 2009 Montreal Film Festival); Jelena's Song (Prix Pierre et Yolande Perrault, Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois), which he created with the National Film Board of Canada; and the short documentaries Cuando Suena el Clarín (Hot Docs 2012), Speaking into the Air (International Film Festival Rotterdam 2015) and La Pesca (winner best short at Visions du Reel 2017). Alvarez-Mesa holds a BFA at Simon Fraser University and an MFA in Film Production from Concordia University.