Toño Maya

Toño was born in Mexico City, 1980. He graduated from Universidad Intercontinental (UIC) with a BA degree in Social Communication. He got a diploma in Television and Cinema from the IDEP in Barcelona. From 2003 to 2006, he worked as Co-Editor at the popular Mexican Sports newspaper Record. In 2007, he was admitted to the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC),the prestigious Film School from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where he learned to film and had the chance to collaborate with film experts such as Mario Luna, Jaime Aparicio, Alfredo Joskowicz and Jorge Ayala Blanco. He started his career as AD in 2008. After working with several Mexican and foreign filmmakers in commercial production companies such as Postal, Catedral Films and Lemon Films, he settled down at Central Films in 2009. There he acted as AD and writer to one of the most awarded Directors in Latin America, working in six-Cannes Festival winner projects for four year in a row, filming in places like Madrid, Cuba, Barcelona, Los Angeles and Miami. As a Director, Toño has widened his filming angle to side projects not related with advertising. In 2014, he founded Tormenta Films, a multidisciplinary production company focused on content development for visual media and new digital platforms. In 2016, he started filming the documentary “Sal Sánchez: El Guerrero Azteca” and now he is developing his first feature film, a biopic of the Hall of Fame Mexican boxer Salvador Sánchez. In 2017, Tormenta joins Filmographers, a collective created to develop original contents within an innovative commercial structure.Toño Maya is exclusively represented in the US by Carbo Films.