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” narrative drama 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. 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. 'Visiones Diurnas' was awarded best experimental short film at the Taxco Film Festival 2022.
Worked as a Camera Operator in multiple projects such as “At the ready” by Maisie Crow (Feature Documentary, premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2021). Camera Operator and assistant camera in 'God Save Texas' by Iliana Sosa (Docuseries, GST Productions, HBO MAX 2023 post-production), Frontera with Pati Jinich (PBS Docuseries by Dan Connell) Camera Operator during El Paso, Tx episode. (June 2021). Camera operator in 1st episode of Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi (Hulu, Docuseries 2020). Director of photography of Padre by Arantza C. Shaeffer & Yeraldin Balcazar. (Jan2023) Director of photography of Onesimo by Jerry Saenz (short film 2020). 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). 

Has worked on multiple projects as an assistant camera, such as 1st AC in Rumination (Traction Pictures, Feature Film)(Nov 2022), 1st Ac in Wanted Man by Dolph Lundgreen (May 2022), Camera utility in Towards a Dream in the USA (Louis Vuitton, Ondamax films)(Jan2022), 1st Ac in Khalid Levi's Music Project (Imprint Projects commercial) (Sep 2021). 1st AC in Fidelity (Conde Nast Entertainment commercial) (Aug 2021). 2nd AC in Travelers Claim Corps (C41 Media commercial) (Jul2021). 2nd AC in Death in Texas by Scott Windhauser (feature film, 2019).   
Granted by Arts Active Program by the City's Museums and Cultural Affairs Department 2022, El Paso, Tx

Granted by the Artist Incubator Program Funded by the City's Museums and Cultural Affairs Department 2021, El Paso,Tx 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.

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