Rodrigo Sandoval Vega Gil was born in Mexico City in 1984. He graduated as Director of Photography from the University Centro de diseño, cine y televisión. His first feature film Martha –Dir. Marcelino Islas- premiered at the Critic’s Week in the International Film Festival in Venice. Martha won the FIPRESCI in the Motovun Film Festival In Croatia and the Silver Ariel for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Magda Vizcaíno.


Afterwards he shot two more feature films. Castration –Dir. Ivan Lowenberg- and Ocean Blues –Dir. Salomon Askenazi-. His first documentary feature was The Man Who Lived In a Shoe –Dir. Gabriella Gomez-Mont. These films have been in several film festivals such as Morelia, Montevideo, Distrital, Riviera Maya, Islantilla España, among others. In 2012 he shot his second documentary feature, The Wild Side –Dir. Mariana Paredes- which is currently in post production.


In 2013 he shot his fourth long feature film, The Incident (Dir. Isaac Ezban). This films had it’s premier in Fantastic Film Festival 2014 in Austin and continued to other festivals like, Sitges 2014, Busan International Film Festival 2014 and Vancouver International Film Festival in 2014, among others.


In 2014 he shot Charity (Dir. Marcelino Islas), which was screened in festivals like Distrital (Mexico city) International Film Festival 2016 (Audience Award), Hermosillo International Film Festival (Best actor and director), Los Cabos International Film Festival 2016, Festival Internacional de Huelva 2016, Festival Internacional de cine Pobre, Gibara 2016, among others.


Currently he is shooting a documentary feature film about the universe around the coffee business. The film is called A 6 Dollar Cup Of Coffee and the directors are Alejandro Díaz San Vicente and Andrés Ibáñez.


He has shot several commercials for brands like Sony, Procter & Gamble, Televisa, Banamex, Tetra Pak, HBO, Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma Beer Company, Burger King, Disney, Mundet, etc.



Director: Marcelino Islas Hernández
Production:Centro de Diseño, Cine y Televisión; Cine Chacal y Zamora Films
Format: Super 16mm
Mexico 2010
85 min
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Ocean Blues

Director: Salomón Askenazi
Production: Isaac Ezban, Yellow Films
Format: RED ONE 4K Mysterium X
Mexico 2011
93 min.
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The Incident

Direction: Isaac Ezban
Production: Yellow Films, Salomón Askenazi, Miriam Mecado, Isaac Ezban.
Format: 5K Red Epic
Mexico 2014
97 min.
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Director: Iván Löwenberg
Production: Marcelino Islas Hernández, Iván Löwenberg, Rodrigo Sandoval Vega Gil, Rosa Galguera, Cuitláhuac Ibáñez.
Format: RED ONE 4K
Mexico 2011
82 min.
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The Man Who Lived In A Shoe (documentary)

Director: Gabriella Gomez-Mont
Production: Marcelino Islas, IMCINE
Format: Full HD – PMW-EX3 Sony
Mexico 2011
90 min.
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Title: Charity
Director: Marcelino Islas
Cinematography: Rodrigo Sandoval Vega Gil
Production: Itaca Films, Santiago García, Alex García, Gabriela Maire.
Format: Arri Alexa 2K
Mexico 2015
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