Biography

Téo Hernández was born on December 23, 1939 in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. After studying architecture, he founded with a friend the CEC (Centro Experimental de Cinematografia), in Mexico City. In 1960, the French Institute of Latin America financed the first project of the group, a documentary that will remain unfinished.

He moved to Paris in 1966. From 1968 to 1975, he made films in super 8 in London, Paris, Morocco and Denmark. Then accompanied by Michel Nedjar with whom he turned "Michel là-bas" in Morocco, he traveled for six years in India, Nepal, Greece ... Back in Paris, he realized Salomé (1976) in the spirit of Oscar Wilde. He meets Gaël Badaud, with whom he begins a long series of collaborations where elements of his own experience are incorporated in the films. In 1977, he realized Cristo, which will be part of a trilogy on passion with Cristaux and Lacrima Cristi. In 1980, with his friends (Nedjar, Jakobois and Badaud) he founded the group MétroBarbèsRochechou Art.

Téo Hernández was born on December 23, 1939 in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. After studying architecture, he founded with a friend the CEC (Centro Experimental de Cinematografia), in Mexico City. In 1960, the French Institute of Latin America financed the first project of the group, a documentary that will remain unfinished.

He moved to Paris in 1966. From 1968 to 1975, he made films in super 8 in London, Paris, Morocco and Denmark. Then accompanied by Michel Nedjar with whom he turned "Michel là-bas" in Morocco, he traveled for six years in India, Nepal, Greece ... Back in Paris, he realized Salomé (1976) in the spirit of Oscar Wilde. He meets Gaël Badaud, with whom he begins a long series of collaborations where elements of his own experience are incorporated in the films. In 1977, he realized Cristo, which will be part of a trilogy on passion with Cristaux and Lacrima Cristi. In 1980, with his friends (Nedjar, Jakobois and Badaud) he founded the group MétroBarbèsRochechou Art.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 95

Birthday 1939-12-23

Day of Death 1992-08-22

Place of Birth Ciudad Hidalgo, Michoacán, Mexico

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Also Known As

  • Teodoro Hernández
  • Téo Hernandez

Directing TV ShowsMovies

1992 Tauride Director
1992 Le feu Director
1992 La guerre Director
1992 La tétée Director
1991 Avec Bernardo Director
1990 Concertino Outtakes Director
1990 Le Livre brûlé Director
1990 Concertino Director
1990 For Concertino Director
1990 Une partie de campagne Director
1989 The Journey to Mexico Director
1988 Le Déjeuner Director
1988 Proménade Director
1988 Sol y sombra Director
1988 À Montpellier Director
1987 Chutes de Tranches Director
1987 Pas de ciel Director
1987 Vloof the Egret: Monkey Bread Director
1987 Fragments Director
1987 Effeuiller l'acanthe Director
1987 Juste une promenade Director
1986 Esquisse d'un portrait Director
1986 Cinq films d’août Director
1985 Chutes de Midi Director
1985 Midi Director
1985 Gérard Courant filme Cinématon Director
1985 Vitriol Director
1985 Prima névé Director
1984 Chutes de Gaël Director
1984 Chutes de Mâyâ Director
1984 Chutes de Graal Director
1984 Chutes de Lacrima Christi Director
1984 Citron pressé au Blue Bar Director
1984 Fragments de l'ange Director
1984 Mesures de miel et de lait sauvage Director
1983 Chutes de Feuilles d’été Director
1983 Avant et après le dernier samedi d'avril Director
1983 Feuilles d'été Director
1983 Souvenirs/Rouen Director
1983 4 à 4 Métro-Barbès-Rochechou-Art Director
1983 Three Drops of Mezcal in a Glass of Champagne Director
1983 Bouquet of Eyes Director
1983 L'eau de la Seine Director
1983 Sacré-Coeur Director
1982 Our Lady of Paris Director
1982 Parvis Beaubourg Director
1981 Chutes de Marseille toujours Director
1981 Chutes de Gong Director
1981 Chutes de Foire du Trône Director
1981 Gong Director
1981 Souvenirs/Bourges Director
1981 Souvenirs/Florence Director
1981 Sara Director
1981 Marseille toujours Director
1981 Pascal Director
1981 Souvenirs/Barcelone Director
1980 Souvenirs/Marseille Director
1980 Souvenirs/Paris Director
1980 Graal Director
1980 Lacrima Christi Director
1979 Tables d'hiver Director
1979 Mâyâ Director
1978 Corps aboli Director
1978 Michel Nedjar Director
1978 Cristaux Director
1978 Gaël Director
1977 Esmeralda Director
1977 Cristo Director
1977 Luna India Director
1977 Liberté provisoire Director
1976 Salomé Director
1970 Pause Director
1970 Michel Over There Director
1970 Juanito Director
1969 Yesterday’s Stars Director
1969 Images du bord de la mer Director
1969 Un film provocado por Director
1968 14, Bina Garden Director

Acting

2014 Mes films commencent au moment où les autres se terminent (Conversation avec Teo Hernandez I) as Himself (voice)
2014 Un cinéaste qui ne tient pas la caméra est comme un peintre qui ne tient pas le pinceau (Conversation avec Teo Hernandez II) as Himself (voice)
2014 Teo Hernandez sur Radio Ark en Ciel as Himself (voice)
2011 Nuits transparentes
2004 Téo as Himself
1989 Le chant de l'âme
1987 Fragments
1987 Le printemps
1983 4 à 4 Métro-Barbès-Rochechou-Art
1983 Three Drops of Mezcal in a Glass of Champagne
1983 Bouquet of Eyes
1982 A quoi rêve l'araignée ?
1981 Sara/Teo
1980 Sur Graal de T.H.
1980 Désir
1980 Au cœur du cristal
1979 Tables d'hiver
1979 Ephemeral
1978 Cinématon as himself
1978 Teo
1978 Angle
1977 Cristo
1977 Le gant de l'autre
1968 14, Bina Garden

Editing

1990 Concertino Outtakes Editor
1987 Vloof the Egret: Monkey Bread Editor
1987 Fragments Editor
1984 Chutes de Graal Editor
1984 Chutes de Gaël Editor
1984 Chutes de Mâyâ Editor
1983 Chutes de Feuilles d’été Editor
1983 4 à 4 Métro-Barbès-Rochechou-Art Editor
1983 Three Drops of Mezcal in a Glass of Champagne Editor
1981 Chutes de Gong Editor
1981 Chutes de Foire du Trône Editor
1981 Pascal Editor
1978 Cristaux Editor
1978 Gaël Editor
1977 Cristo Editor
1976 Salomé Editor

Art

1981 Pascal Title Designer
1978 Gaël Title Designer
1977 Cristo Title Designer Set Decoration
1976 Salomé Set Decoration Title Designer

Crew

1981 Pascal Cinematography
1978 Cristaux Cinematography
1978 Gaël Cinematography
1977 Cristo Cinematography
1976 Salomé Cinematography

Production

1981 Pascal Producer
1978 Cristaux Producer
1978 Gaël Producer
1977 Cristo Producer
1976 Salomé Producer

Writing

1987 Fragments Writer
1983 Three Drops of Mezcal in a Glass of Champagne Writer
1978 Cristaux Scenario Writer
1977 Cristo Scenario Writer

Costume & Make-Up

1977 Cristo Costume Design
1976 Salomé Costume Design

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