Navarro, Guillermo

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NAVARRO, Guillermo


Born in Mexico City, Mexico; moved to the United States, 1994. Education: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, graduated; studied film in Paris and London.


Agent—Partos Company, 227 Broadway, Suite 204, Santa Monica, CA 90401.


Cinematographer. Documentary cinematographer for UNICEF, Indiginist National Institute, and Mexican government; photographer for television commercials.


American Society of Cinematographers, Sociedad Mexicana de Autores de Fotografia Cinematografica (AMC).

Awards, Honors:

Mexican Academy Award nomination, c. 1991, for Cabeza de vaca; Critics Award, Cannes International Film Festival, 1993, for Cronos; Emmy Award nomination, 1994, for The Lost Kingdoms of the Maya.


Film Cinematographer:

Sur: Sureste 2604, 1973.

Esta voz entre muchas (documentary short film), 1979.

"Pulgarcito," El Salvador: Another Vietnam, Icarus Films, 1981.

El tango es una historia (documentary; also known as The Tango Is History), 1984.

Amor a la vuelta de la esquina (also known as Love around the Corner), 1985.

Intimidades en un cuarto de bano (also known as Bathroom Intimacy), 1989.

Una moneda en el aire (also known as A Coin in the Air), 1989.

Morir en el golfo (also known as To Die in the Gulf), 1990.

Cabeza de vaca (also known as Shipwrecks), New Horizons, 1991.

Vinaya, 1992.

Cronos (also known as Chronos and La invencion de cronos), Prime Films, 1993.

Dollar Mambo, 1993.

Desperado (also known as El mariachi 2), Columbia/TriStar, 1995.

"The Misbehavers," Four Rooms, Miramax, 1995.

Dream for an Insomniac, Avalanche Releasing, 1996.

From Dusk till Dawn, Dimension Films, 1996.

The Long Kiss Goodnight, New Line Cinema, 1996.

Jackie Brown, Miramax, 1997.

Mimic, Dimension Films, 1997.

Spawn, New Line Cinema, 1997.

Stuart Little, Columbia, 1999.

El espinazo del diablo (also known as The Devil's Backbone), Sony Pictures Classics, 2001.

Silencio roto (also known as Broken Silence), Altavista Films, 2001.

Spy Kids, Dimension Films, 2001.

Imagining Argentina, Arenas Entertainment, 2003.

Hellboy (also known as Super Sapiens), Columbia, 2004.

Zathura, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2005.

Film Work; Other:

Production assistant, Caboblanco, 1980.

Camera operator, From Dusk till Dawn, Dimension Films, 1996.

Film Appearances:

El club de los 40 millones de jodidos (short film), [Mexico], 1994.

Pastor, Spy Kids, Dimension Films, 2001.

Television Cinematographer; Movies:

The Cover Girl Murders, USA Network, 1993.

The Cisco Kid, TNT, 1994.

Television Cinematographer; Specials:

The Lost Kingdoms of the Maya, PBS, 1993.

Television Cinematographer; Episodic:

"The Hit List," Trying Times, PBS, 1989.



Himself, "Hellboy": The Seeds of Creation, Columbia/TriStar Home Entertainment, 2004.



Shoot, October 30, 1998.

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