Edgar de los Santos (Mexico)

Edgar de los Santos is a screenwriter and director originally from Mexico City, who graduated from the Filmmaking Program of the B.A. in Communication and Digital Media at the Institute of Technology and Higher Studies of Monterrey. In 2017 he debuted with his short film Fábrica de sueños at festivals such as Shorts México and MIX. While continuing his studies in screenwriting, in 2018 he earned the “3 Days in Cannes” accreditation. In 2020 his short film No que no was part of the official selection of the Pitching Sessions of Blood Window and in 2022 he specialized in Script Doctoring at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is currently collaborating with Mexican director Michelle Garza Cervera and co-writing the debut feature film of Mexican director Martín Bautista, and has served as script advisor for Dependencia, by Argentine writer and director Nicolás Diodovich. Hambre de ti is his first feature film script, developed during the Screenwriting Program taught by Mexican director and screenwriter Elisa Miller at the Escuela Superior de Cine (ESCINE) in Mexico City.

Hambre de ti Josué, a cannibalistic taco vendor, struggles not to eat the guy (and drag queen) he fell in love with.