J. Genaro Limon is an independent filmmaker from the border region of El Paso,Tx, USA and Cd. Juarez, Chih, MEX. Focus in cinematography and directing, graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP 2015) with a bachelor's degree in Digital Media Production and minor in Film.
Producer, writer, and director of “La Vida Silenciosa” short film (2019) with official selections at the Morelia International Film Festival 2019, Oaxaca Film Fest 2019, Mexico - Prague International Film Festival 2020 award for best actor. El Paso Media Fest 2020 award for best short film and screenplay, El Paso Film Festival 2019, Plaza Classic Film Festival 2019. Director of " Pensamientos de Domingo '' award for best cineminute by La AMC workshops and screen at the film festival Shorts Mexico 2020 award among the best three cineminutes. Director, producer and writer of Cuarto Obscuro Paso del Norte (short film 2020) Producer, director, writer, and director of photography of "La Vida Que No Ves" (2018).
Camera operator of “At the ready” by Maisie Crow (Feature Documentary , premier at Sundance Film Festival 2021). Khalid Levi's Music Project (Imprint Projects commercial) 1st Assistant Camera. (September 2021) Fidelity (Conde Nast Entertainment commercial) 1st Assistant Camera(August 2021). Infraction (Shortfilm by Timothy Blackwood, produced by Moving Picture Institute) Behind the scenes (August 2021). Travelers Claim Corps (C41 Media commercial) 2nd Assistant Camera(July 2021). La Frontera with Pati Jinich (PBS Documentary Series by Dan Connell) Camera Operator in El Paso, Tx. (June 2021).Camera operator in 1st episode of Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi (Documentary series 2020). 2nd Assistant camera of Death in Texas by Scott Windhauser (feature film, 2019). Director of Photography of "I see a darkness by James Arrabito" (Feature film 2018). Director of photography of “Fotograma by Adriana Montenegro” (Shortfilm, April 2019). Director of photography of "Fringes" by Hector Coque Carreon (short film, August 2019).
Awarded by the grant Artist Incubator Program Funded by the City's Museums and Cultural Affairs Department 2021 for Grounds culture or the art of the ground.
Awarded by the grant PECDA David Alfaro Siqueiros 2020 for screenwriting of ' La vida sin lamentos' feature film. Selected in the program Allied Artist 2020 by MCAD El Paso, Texas.
Work with a news team from CBC THE NATIONAL (Migrant Caravan News) Fixer in Oct/Nov of 2018, a photo exhibition name 'Catracho ante la mirada' was made with photographers i made while working with the team in Oaxaca, Mexico exhibit in Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua at the Technology Hub.