Santiago Barreiro studied Cinematography at the Los Angeles Film School in 2004 and has been involved in production of film and television ever since, shooting music videos and commercials for brands such as Bimbo, Pepsi, Under Armour, Cadillac, Peter Piper Pizza, Gatorade, Milky Way, Axe, Nike, Office Depot, Adidas, Alpura, and others. He has also been part of National Geographic’s second unit, spot teaming for Robert Yeoman.
He lives and works in México City, where he has participated in films such as “Más allá del éxtasis”, “Mosquita Muerta,” and “Water Lola”, For television, he was worked in Univisión’s “Adictos” (Season One), “Buchonas”, “La bella y las bestias,” and the final season of Telemundo’s action series “Señora Acero”.
His film work in the United States includes “Gentlemen Don La Mancha”, “Morphine”, “Shank’s Mare”, and “In the Belly of the Moon,” a documentary about mezcal culture and production in Oaxaca.
In 2005 he received a short film award at the Nessuno Film Festival for “Glory Box”, for which he collaborated with director Alessandro Aronadio. He also obtained the People’s Choice Award for “El hombre fotosintético” at the Pozuelo de Madrid Short Film Festival.
He is currently in pre-production for “Mexican Radio” the new feature film by Canadian director Lauro Chartrand that will begin shooting in Summer of 2019.