Born in Mexico City, Christian built his career by studying film in the “New York Film Academy” located in Manhattan; as well as still photography together with the Mexican photographer Saul Serrano, in the “Centro Cultural / Arte Contemporáneo” located in Mexico City; and concluding his studies in the “London International Film School”, where he studied film direction for three years.
His style contains realism with a high sense of aesthetics by converting reality into fiction, and consequently creating magic with every detail. During his career, he has had the opportunity to work with major clients and agencies such as Coca-Cola Company, General Motors, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Nestle, Danone, Gruma, McCann Erickson, JWT, Publicis, Leo Burnett y Ogilvy among others.
He has received multiple awards in various festivals including Círculo Creativo, The New York Film Festival, London Advertising Festival y Ojo de Iberoamerica.
Manson is a directors collective, a group of creative experts. Managed by the directors Pau López, Gerardo del Hierro and Tomás Peña; our directors believe in the importance of audiovisual projects, adapting their style depending on the circumstances.
They create a big amount of content that includes commercials, short films and music videos, and they have the experience to generate ideas and manage all of the aspects of the process while collaborating with different agencies.
One thing is for sure, they love what they do. In less than five years, they have worked with some of the most important companies in the world, as well as small companies, helping all of them to amplify their voices in different directions. While creating a unique and eclectic portfolio of projects done by them.
Their studio, located in Barcelona since 2015, is a melting pot of directors, designers, entertainers, writers, photographers, musicians and editors that work together in order to give life to stories and audiovisual experiences.
CINCO is a multidisciplinary design studio, where they combine the knowledge they have of film, graphic design, photography and art direction.
They want to leave the mark of the people that made it happen, in each one of their projects. They believe and trust in the idea of their work being imperfectly perfect. Humane.
Gmunk is a visionary who’s creativity and innovation includes multiple platforms and has been established as one of the most important Directors for visual designer in the world. Combining science fiction themes, psychedelic palettes and practical effects on the camera; his characteristic style is enigmatic, futuristic and metaphysical. The results of his work generally take beautiful and unexpected forms, whether they are installations, short films, music videos, title sequences, printed exhibitions, commercials and various forms of graphic design.
His fascination for buoyant textures, set of lights and movement describe his unique techniques of image creation; that go from the application of arrangements of programmable lighting, projection-mapped sculptures, robotic choreography, the reactions of materials controlled by critical media, full spectrum photography and motion controlled cinematography. His work often focuses on themes such as identity, metaphysics and the human connection with technology.