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Adolpho Navarro is a multi-award winning independent filmmaker that continues to create various video projects since the age of nine. He has directed and produced over 100 shorts films from conception to completion and has placed in over 20 plus filmmaker challenges. Each production is completed with little to no budget while sustaining a flawless, high quality production that can compete with films 10 times the budget size. He wears many hats and has received multiple awards as a Director, Writer, Producer, Cinematographer, and Special Effects artist. Adolpho has also been a part of the film community actively involved with casting, judging, and panel discussions for high school and college level mentoring the next generation by sharing his experiences as a 20 year independent filmmaker.

His projects range from feature length movies, computer graphics, makeup, stop motion animation, and cartoons. Adolpho has a wide range of talent on and off the camera as a director, writer, producer, actor, storyboarder, and editor. He has also become a very skilled special effects artist creating unique, complex effects with Adobe After Effects and 3D Studio Max.

Before graduating high school, Adolpho placed 2nd in a state-wide video competition for The American Liver Foundation in 1998. In 1999, he completed the Columbia College of Chicago Summer Program for Film Techniques and had his film selected to represent the class. He also received a scholarship from the Art Institute of Phoenix to attend their college in which he received his degree in Video Production.

After college he began developing a lot of field experience by Directing and Producing a wide range of award winning films and shorts films. He organizes pre-production writing, independent movies, weddings, dance, and theatre, as well as editing video, audio, graphics, cartoons and photos in post-production with Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Encore DVD, 3D Studio Max and Acid Pro.

His efforts have been recognized in various international film festivals including a 1st place Epic Movie viral video contest, national TBS network airplay on "Conan", "Overall 1st Place Best Film" in some of the largest film festivals in the south west such as the Almost Famous Film Festival, Phoenix Comicon, and The Phoenix Film Festival. He has also won multiple placing awards as well as "Audience Awards", "Best Script", "Best Style", "Best Post Production", and a six time "Best Director" award recipient in some of the largest film festivals in the South West.

Adolpho has also worked for the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix as the Media Production Manager where he has also directed and edited over 100 videos for the campus .

Videos can be found here - UAMEDPHXVIDEOS VIMEO SITE

Spot light video - UA College of Medicine- Phoenix Match Day 2015

"My goal is show the world that you don't have to have a large budget to create award winning products. You just have to keep making movies and enjoy it."- Adolpho Navarro