José Ignacio Valenzuela

HONORS & AWARDS / HONORES Y PREMIOS

ESPAÑOL

La casa de al lado awared as Best Telenovela of the year, by Miami Life Awards.

La casa de al lado awarded as Best Telenovela of the year, by Univision telenovela’s community.


martirene-2011

Selected by About.com as one of the best 10 Latin-Americans Writers under 40 years old.


martirene-2008

Selected to be a participant in the exclusive screenwriting workshop, organized by Fundación Dreamago and given by Maggie Soboil, Arturo Arango, Randa Haines, John Shane, among others, in Sierre, Switzerland.


martirene-2007

Awared the Prize of the European Young Jury for Best Movie to La Sangre Iluminada, Biarritz Festival, France.

Selected to be a participant in the Linda Seger Screenwriting Seminar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


martirene-2006

Nominated for an Altazor Award, in Chile, for his TV movie entitled Malamor.


martirene-2005

Nominated for an Emmy Award (Suncoast Chapter), in the category of Writing.

Selected with the screenplay Tina Modotti: mi corazón late en mi contra to be part of the Third Writing Workshop, organized by Puerto Rico Film Commission, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, and Audiovisual Investigation Foundation, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

His screenplay Manuela y Manuel, was honored by Puerto Rico Film Commission with a production grant, in San Juan, Puerto Rico.


martirene-2004

Corazón de Melón, nominee for MTV Movie Awards, as Best Movie of the Year, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Il Calice della Colina Award, in Festival of Monfort D’Alba, Italy, for the movie Corazón de Melón.

Nominee for a Diosa de Plata Award, as best screenwriter of the year, Mexico City, Mexico.


martirene-2003

Selected by Television Azteca to be nominated to the INTE Awards, with the TV Sitcom SPP, Sin permiso de tus padres, Miami, Florida.


martirene-2002

Selected to be a participant in the Robert McKee Story Seminar, Los Angeles, California.

INTE Award, for the serial Lo Que Callamos las Mujeres, Miami, Florida.


martirene-2001

Selected to the Screenplay Workshop in Barcelona, organized by Sundance Institute, Barcelona, Spain.

Selected to be a participant in the Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival, with the script La Sangre Iluminada, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Selected to be a participant of Boundaries of Writing, Creative Writing Workshop, organized by Creative Content Foundation, Miami, Florida.

Winner of Huber Bals Foundation scholarship, with the movie script La Sangre Iluminada, Rotterdam, Holland.

Selected to be a participant in the workshop of soap opera, given by Fernando Gaitan, author of Yo Soy Betty, la Fea Santiago, Chile.

Selected to be part of the workshop of soap opera, given by Argos Television, with the project Sobre Vivir, Mexico City, Mexico.


martirene-2000

Selected by the Sundance Institute with the movie script La Sangre Iluminada, written in collaboration with the Mexican movie director Ivan Avila, to take part in a workshop with a selected group of international script writers, Mexico City and Oaxaca, Mexico.

Awarded a Rockefeller Foundation scholarship, together with the movie director Ivan Avila, to take part in an international meeting of movie directors and scriptwriters in Bariloche, Argentina.

Awared with support to development to the script La Sangre Iluminada, given by IMCINE, Institute of Cinematography of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.


martirene-1998

Homage as the best writer of the year, given by The Catholic University TV Channel, Santiago, Chile.


martirene-1996

Selected to be participant in the workshop of Dramaturgy, given by the French writer and scriptwriter Michel Azama, Santiago, Chile.


martirene-1995

Winner of the Best Scriptwriter of the year, granted by Institute of Communication PROCOM, Santiago, Chile.


martirene-1994-95

Honorary Scholarship by the Catholic University of Chile to study, granted because of high academic achievement, Santiago, Chile.


martirene-1994

First place in Literary Contest organized by the Students Union of The Catholic University of Chile, with the short story Definitivamente entre sus brazos, Santiago, Chile.


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Third place in Literary Contest Instituto de Letras, organized by The Catholic University of Chile, with the short story Después de Eso, el Mar, Santiago, Chile.

First place in a Video Contest organized by the Students Union of The Catholic University of Chile with the video ¿Ha Cambiado?, Santiago, Chile.


martirene-1992

Selected to be part of the international Scrip-writing workshop for Television and Cinema at The Goethe Institute, under the guidance of Antonio Skarmeta, writer of the 1996 academy winner film Il Postino, Santiago, Chile.


martirene-1988

Selected to be part of the workshop of soap opera, under the guidance of the Chilean author Sergio Vodanovic, Santiago, Chile.