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About Me

Diego Toussaint is director, writer and producer based in Guadalajara Mexico. His body of work includes music videos, commercials, and short films. He rencently wraped production ons his feature film debut: "No, Thanks, I Quit Smoking". He directed the cinema minute for the 2022 FICG (Guadalajara International Film Festival). His last directed produced short films "Onán" and "Mora & Chenchi" have been selected to multiple film festivals including Reeling: Out Film Atlanta, New Directors|New Films, Shorts Mexico, NFFTY and the San Diego Latino Film Festival to name a few. 

In television: he was one of the showrunners of the a streaming late night talk show for the Guadalajara International Film Festival: ¿Cómo Dices FICG? In 2023 he just finished post production on a comedy sketch show for CM Films called: "Divas & Persingndas".

From 2021 to 2023, He was a director and 1st AD at CM Films where he also functioned as Head of Development. During his time, he was part of the production team of the "Jalisco Is Mexico" stand at the 2022 Marche Du Film at the Cannes Film Festival. He is currently on post for his feature debut and working as a freelance director as he develops his next film.


Official Selections

Mora & Chenchi - 2020 - Short Film

  • 33rd Out On Film: Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival

  • 38th Reeling Chicago LGTB+ International Film Festival

  • 35th Conneticut LGTBQ Film Festival

  • 28th San Diego Latino Film Festival

  • 27th Long Beach QFilm Festival

    • Best Latinx Short Director​

    • Best Latinx Short Screenplay

  • 10th Philadelphia Latino Film Festival

Onán - 2023 - Short Film

  • 2023  Haz Un Corto Al Estilo Jalisco

    • 2nd Place​

  • 2023 - New Directors New Films Festival

  • 2022 - Hola Mexico - Tomorrows Filmmakers Today

  • 2022 - NFFTY

  • 2022 - Shorts Mexico

  • 2022 - Feratum Film Festival

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