Mario Troncoso is a filmmaker and a professional video editor. He was born in Madrid, Spain and is now based in Austin, TX where he works as a documentary producer for PBS. He began his film career as a writer before moving to Houston, TX in early 2000. There he soon joined a number of local artists and begun producing videos. With extensive agency and production company experience, Mario has worked on productions across many formats over a period of 10 years ranging from advertising to documentaries and fiction. He has written and directed To My Baby (2005) , El Sentido de las Lagrimas (2007), Naïve (2010), Ebrima (2010). His latest film, Clowns Never Lie (2011) has screened at festival and showcases across the US and Europe and was picked up for TV distribution at Cannes Film Festival by Shorts International. Mario’s first narrative feature, Bring Back the Guns, is currently in preproduction .
As Senior Editor he has worked on over a hundred programs, among these are three documentary series, Wild Eyes (TVE 2008), Hunting Reservations (Sogecable 2007) and Arts In Context (PBS 2011/12). Mario studied Film Production and Latino Media Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.