Pedro González-Rubio is a Mexican filmmaker born in Brussels. His initiation to visual arts came at the age of 16 while living in New Delhi. He studied media in Mexico before attending the London Film School. He worked as a cinematographer on the film Born Without (2007) by Eva Norvind. His directorial debut, Toro Negro (2005, co-director), received several awards including the Horizontes Award for best Latin American film from the San Sebastian Film Festival. Alamar is his feature film debut, which nonetheless remains true to real life.
Born in Mexico City in 1978. Studied script writing at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC), and then studied filmmaking at the London Film School where he made the short film A Dead End Story. He was chosen to participate in the 2003 Venice Film Festival with another short film called POEM. After his return to Mexico, his wounded heart drove him to the Yucatán peninsula were he got involved with Toro Negro.
Carlos and Pedro are currently working on their second documentary project, which follows the Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu on the making of Babel.