Mariano Raffo is an Argentine film director. He directed shorts, music videos, and documentaries.



Mariano Raffo was born in Buenos Aires on August 24, 1973. Lived their formative years in Quilmes where he studied and worked. Film training together photographic autodidact, as well as research in animated film. He taught classes in Video in the Municipal School of fine arts, as well as it related to other artists of his generation, as Marcelo vecelich, Juan Manuel cellini, who wrote the screenplay of a never realized film, “return 2” and Carlos spagarino, of the Foundation Cucamonga fri culture of the city of La Plata, with whom he shot the documentary Carrojero, and Agustín ronconi, seedling, national folck-rock band leader.


After studies at the University of Buenos Aires he qualified as a Designer of image and sound. His musical zelmar guerin collaboration comes from those years, with musical experimentation, video clips, videos of animation as faces, 2002, [ 3 ] made with home-made animation techniques and drawings by computer using super 8 film support, as well as collaborative as a designer of covers of music albums.


His first documentary production was Carrojero, [ 4 ] on a constructor of Formosa, Argentina car wheels. The script of the play was made in collaboration with Carlos Spagarino. Later he made several short films which were aired by TV channel 7 television, Channel meeting. They include documentaries where people accustomed to working, tell how they do what they do, as the production of wine in a House of Quilmes “Of how and where released Don Carlos Aquel wine” or a typical dish of the Polish cuisine, so-called “Borscht”.

His first feature film work was Return Bolivia to, [ 5 ] with own script and Marina Boolls. Relates the journey to his home country of a Bolivian family living in Liniers, Buenos Aires, a greengrocer in response. Counted as a movie style road movie, where history is desallolla against the background of the trip. It the camera follows a couple of bolivianos with their three children, travelling towards the edge of the border between Jujuy and Tarija, then go to a village in the Highlands between Oruro and La Paz. Shot with scarce resources and a minimum film crew which included the Director and producer and Marian film, able Boolls. This production won several international awards, such as the award for the best foreign documentary of the 11th Festival Icaro best documentary of the Festival of Gualeguaychú and Guatemala [ 6 ] before its premiere in the Argentina. Premiered on July 2, 2009, [ 7 ] received positive, reviews where his shamelessness and naturalness are valued to tell stories with animated cinema convinadas.


Feature film

* Return to Bolivia (2008)

Short film

* Carrojero (2004)

* Of how and where released Don Carlos Aquel wine

* Borscht

* Faces (2002