José Ramón Mikelajáuregui began his cinematographic career as an assistant director to Arturo Ripstein and José Luis García Agráz.
...Mikelajáuregui has taught at both the University of Guadalajara and the Center for Cinematographic Studies (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica) in Mexico City, where he was the Academic Assistant Director for several years.He has served on advisory boards for both Canal 22 and TV-UNAM.
In addition to directing his
own work, he
directs commercials and also manages a consulting firm that specialized in art and electronic culture.
I am interested in movies that allow me to work from a starting point of ambivalence, of empathy, of emotional seduction, [and then] get closer, amazedly, to that reality that is beyond my understanding, over and over. - José Ramón Mikelajáuregui