Natura Film Group S de RL de CV is a full service film company conceived by Producer / Screenwriter Jessica Chilián and award-winning and Emmy Nominated Cinematographer / Director Roberto Ruizgomar (AMC).

Natura Film Group / NFGDOCS produces documentaries, feature films, series (vod) and cinema postcards for major companies such as: UN WORLDWIDE, NFBC, FRONTIÈRE, INAH, CINEMA EOS, CLÍO, ICSS etc.

Primarily based in Mexico City, is structured to be as mobile and virtual as needed for each unique project. We specialize in both studio and on-location domestic and international productions with excellent relationships with film communities around the world.

Creators of the website www.rutamxo.com focused on everything related to ethnics, crafts, culture, traditions and endemic nature of Mexico.

NFGDOCS (Natura Film Group Documentaries) works in close collaboration with the committees and most prestigious research centers worldwide: UN WORLDWIDE, WWF, CDI, INAH, INININ, ICSS etc.

We specialize in:

Documentaries
Feature Films
TV Production
Corporate & Industrial Films
Cinema Postcards
Standard, Medium and Large Format Photography
Location Scouting
Production Logistic

Also on:

Ethnographic and anthropological filming (contact with ethnic groups and tribes little known and / or contacts)
Filming underwater (ice, elevation and open sea)
Filming extreme (high mountain, rock climbing, caving, caves, cellars, desert, jungle)
Filming in nature and wildlife (marine, land and air)
Still Photography (documentary, ethnic, portraits, landscapes, wildlife, guerrilla)
Lifting Image
Filmic and Photographic Heritage

These are just some of the Major companies who have believed in NFG / NFGDOCS as its production base in Latin America and which has a close relationship in film production and documentary, all supported by the experience of over 20 years with different productions in countries like:

MEXICO, SPAIN, FRANCE, CHILE, ECUADOR, COLOMBIA, ARGENTINA, BRAZIL, GUATEMALA, BELIZE, VIETNAM, CANADA, ANTARCTICA, GREENLAND, ICELAND, CAMBOYA, MONGOLIA, HAITI, PHILIPPINES, NEPAL, EGYPT, SYRIA, AFRICA, ANGOLA, ARGELIA, SUDAN, MOROCCO, YEMEN, LESOTO, etc

Roberto Ruizgomar, AMC  (Rocco) Cinematographer & Director . CEO

Nomad photographer with over 25 years in the film industry, specializing in underwater cinematography and documentary. One of the few Latin American cinematographers for UN WORLDWIDE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY and FRONTIÈRE. He has worked with Steve McCurry, Jean Michael Cousteau, Ramon Bravo, Wes Skiles, Bob Cranston, Michael DeGruy and Niramon Ross in several documentaries and feature films around the world. He has been the recipient of several awards both internationally and nationally which include an Emmy nomination for the BBC documentary seriesBlue Planet”, Best Cinematography for the documentary seriesHeartbeat of the Earth” at the Film Festival of Human Rights organized by the UN WORLDWIDE and Best Cinematography at the XXV Film Festival in Hungary for the short filmGrandpa”. Part of PANAVISION MEXICO (Trata Films) camera crew, keeping company contact to date and which participated in several feature films (blockbusters) both foreign and domestic.

Cinema EOS Explorer of Light  (Canon Cinema Ambassador) and member of Mexican Society of Cinematographers (AMC).

Producer, Director & Cinematographer for several major internationally renowned companies such as UN WORLDWIDE, FRONTIÈRE, NATGEO, BBC EARTH, NFBC, NHK, INAH, CDI, CLÍO, ICSS etc.

Some important documentaries as cinematographer and director are
Light in the Middle (Antarctica) / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, Sharks in the Blue Hole / WWF, Saharaui: The Resistance of a Town / SAHARAUI EMBASSY, Tribes: The Ancient Quemala Tribe / UN WORLDWIDE & SURVIVAL, Tortoise Cemetery / NFBC & NHK, The Khmer Rouge History / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, Blue Planet / BBC EARTH, Human Planet / BBC EARTH, The fall of Hosni Mubarak / UN WORLDWIDE & FRONTLINE, Heartbeat of the Earth (Sudán – Angola – Liberia – Cairo – Haiti – Somalia – Lesotho – Yemen – Oman – Syria – Philippines – Brasil – Chile – Colombia – Ecuador – Myanmar) / UN WORLDWIDE, Garifuna / TAVO MESTRE, Genomics / ICSS & CLÍO, Códices / INAH, Earthquake in Ecuador / MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières), Postal Series / RUTAMXO, White Savage Wilderness / AMY ROSHER, Wild Alaska / BBC EARTH

 

Jessica Chilián General Producer & Screenwriter / Development . MD

Graduated from Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, State of Mexico (ITESM CEM) a BA in Communication Sciences.

It has more than 20 years of experience in production and film logistics, in addition to participating in the areas of still photography, script and web master. In 2006 decided to partner with the cinematographer Roberto Ruizgomar to founded Natura Film Group S de RL de CV, in 2009 to create NFGDOCS division focused on producing documentaries for major companies such as: UN WORLDWIDE,  NFBC, FRONTIÈRE, INAH, CDI, CLÍO, ICSS etc.

Producer & Production Manager on documentaries and special projects for major companies such as UN WORLDWIDE, FRONTIÈRE, CDI, CLÍO, ICSS etc.

Has participated in several workshops about cinematic script with Luis Mandoki and others featured the cinematic medium. Executive Producer and Screenwriter of short film “Misophonia” and Producer of short film “Stranded” of Director Josué Hermes among others. Screenwriter of the movie THE SON OF SHERIFF (western-thriller) that is in pre-production stage.

Founder and CEO, viajapormexico.com website for 7 years.
Managing Director / Senior Editor www.rutamxo.com portal created by Natura Film Group and focused on everything related to ethnics, crafts, culture, traditions and nature endemic of our country.

Some of his work for major companies are:
Childhood Dreams / NATGEO, Tribes: The Ancient Quemala Tribe / UN WORLDWIDE & SURVIVAL, Saharaui: The Resistance of a Town / SAHARAUI EMBASSY, Garifuna / TAVO MESTRE, Genomics / ICSS & CLÍO, Ávila Camacho to today: The Ministry of Health / CLÍO & SSA, Códices / INAH, Postal Series / RUTAMXO

 

Antonio Ruizgomar Music Producer, Soundman & Post Sound Supervisor

Graduated in Audio and Acoustics Engineering from the University of Music High Performance Music College. He studied Musical Production at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood California and Musical Composition at the Music Institute of Chile. He studied Ethnomusicology in the Master’s and Doctorate program in the Music faculty of the UNAM, as well as Afro-Cuban percussion with Prof. Armando Montiel and professional drummer with Prof. Jorge López.

Sound engineer and musician with more than 20 years of experience, specializing in music production, direct sound location and film sound postproduction. He has worked hand in hand with different artists such as Natalia Lafourcade, Susana Harp, Cecilia Toussaint, Armando Manzanero, Fobia, Reyli, Xaman Jazz Group, Zenjjazze, Riesgo de Contagio, Solo Un Par, Segregados etc.

Principal engineer for the Marlboro Adventure Team tour and professor of Audio Engineering at the Universidad de la Música.

In 2002, he founded together with Eng. Salvador Castañeda and Federico del Moral PREHISPANICA ESTUDIOS performing countless musical productions with international and national artists as well as Advertising for brands and companies such as Grupo Bavaria (BMW), Casa Cuervo, Bosque Real Golf Club among others.

Music Producer and Recording Engineer and Mix of bands like Bazooka, Solo Un Par, Raíces (Latin American Folklor) and Segregados (from this last founder and drummer). In 2010 Segregados was nominated to the Indie Music Awards in the category “Album of the Year” for the album “TODO ES PLAYA” completely produced and recorded inside the East Men’s Preventive Prison (Reclusorio Preventivo Varonil Oriente).

Some documentaries, feature films and series as a music producer, soundman and sound postproducer:
Garifuna / TAVO MESTRE, Saharaui: The Resistance of a Town / SAHARAUI EMBASSY, Loco fin de semana / BLACK MEDIA FILMS & ALEBRIJE PRODUCCIONES, Tote / TERRA NOSTRA FILMS – FONCA – FOPROCINE – EGGM IMCINE, Macarena The Series / NETFLIX, Negra / AMBULANTE – EGGM IMCINE & WKK FOUNDATION

He is currently coordinating the project SEGREGATED: MUSIC FOR SOCIAL REINSERTION with support from FONCA (National Fund for Culture and the Arts).

 

Natura Film Group / NFGDOCS is comprised of an award winning team of producers, directors, cinematographers, editors, writers, sound engineers, musicians and visual artists of various nationalities.

Lennox Carter Executive Producer – Canada
Cecilia Girón Producer – Mexico
Francisco Pérez Producer – Mexico
Vladimir Flores Producer – Mexico

Antonio Coello Director – Mexico
Josué Hermes Director – Mexico
Philippe Grossiord Director – France

Rubén Camarillo Cinematographer – Mexico
Walter Shintani Cinematographer & Still Photographer – Brazil / Japan

Benito Aguilar Gaffer – Mexico
Francisco Ramírez “Doc” Gaffer – Mexico
Gustavo Martínez “Tavo” Key Grip – Mexico
Antonio Mejía Editor & Color Grader – Mexico
Galileo Galaz Soundman & Sound Designer – Mexico
Tavo Mestre Soundman & Sound Designer – Chile
Daniel Rojo Soundman- Mexico
Bernat Fortiana Soundman – Spain

Flavio Garozzo “Andrew Fly” Score Musician & Sound Editor – Italy
Cuenco Bárre Composer & Music Producer – Brazil

FILM EQUIPMENT
CAMERAS
Digital Cinematography

RED Epic X Dragon / Super 35mm / 6K Resolution
Cinema EOS C300 Mark II / Super 35mm / 4K Resolution
Cinema EOS C200 / Super 35mm / 4K Resolution
Cinema EOS 1DC / Full Frame & Super 35mm / 4K Resolution
Cinema EOS 1DX Mark II / Full Frame & Super 35mm / 4K Resolution
Canon EOS 5D Mark III / Full Frame / 2K Resolution
Canon EOS 5D Mark II / Full Frame / HD Resolution

LENSES
Prime & Zoom

CINEMA EOS PRIMES CN-E (EF)
CN-E 14mm T/3.1 Cinema Prime Lens
CN-E 24mm T/1.5 Cinema Prime Super Speed
CN-E 35mm T/1.5 Cinema Prime Super Speed
CN-E 50mm T/1.3 Cinema Prime Super Speed
CN-E 85mm T/1.3 Cinema Prime Super Speed
CN-E 135mm T/2.2 Cinema Prime Lens

CINEMA EOS CN-E CINE & COMPACT ZOOM (EF)
Compact Zoom CN-E 15.5-47  T/2.8 Cinema Lens
Compact Zoom CN-E 30-105 T/2.8 L S Cinema Lens
Cine Zoom CN-E 30-300 T/2.95 – 3.7 L S Cinema  Lens

CARL ZEISS LWZ CZ.2 (EF)
Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30 T/2.9 Cinema Lens
Compact Zoom CZ.2 28-80 T/2.9 Cinema Lens
Compact Zoom CZ.2 70-200 T/2.9 Cinema Lens

CARL ZEISS ZE PRIMES (EF)
Carl Zeiss Distagon 18mm T/3.5 ZE Cinema Prime Lens
Carl Zeiss Distagon 21mm T/2.8 ZE Cinema Prime Lens
Carl Zeiss Distagon 28mm T/2 ZE Cinema Prime Lens
Carl Zeiss Distagon 35mm T/2 ZE Cinema Prime Lens
Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm T/1.4 ZE Cinema Prime Super Speed
Carl Zeiss Planar 85mm T/1.4 ZE Cinema Prime Super Speed
Carl Zeiss Apo Sonnar 135mm T/2 ZE Cinema Prime Lens

(All with SIMMOD Front Ring 82-77mm / 80mm O.D, DeClick &  Focus Gear for Zeiss ZE Set)

CANON (EF)
Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens
Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo Lens

Telephoto & Zoom
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Lens
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens
Canon 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM Lens

LIGHTING
Zylight F8 200 Daylight LED Fresnel Dual Head with V-Mount Battery Grip (x4)
Zylight Handle Ikan for F8 Fresnel Fixture
Litepanels Astra 1×1 Soft Bi-Color Light with V-Mount Battery Plate (x3)
Sunbounce Mini – Zebra/White Screen (3×4′)

AERIAL, SUPPORT, RIGS  &  MOTION
OConnor Ultimate 1030Ds Fluid Head & 30L Carbon Fiber Tripod w/ FS
Cartoni D614 Delta Two Stage Carbon Fiber Tripod System w/ Floor Spreader (x2)
Vinten 3As HD Tripod w/ Floor Spreader
Manfrotto 504HD Head & 536 GBK Tripod w/ Floor Spreader
Really Right Stuff FH-7240 Fluid Head with Flat Base (x2)
ProMediaGear TR423 42mm Series (58″) ProStix Carbon Fiber Tripod w/ Top Plate
E-Image GH03 Fluid Head with Flat Base
Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ball Head with Full Size Lever Release Clamp
Manfrotto 529 Hi Hat with 100mm Bowl

DJI Inspire 2 with Zenmuse X7 / Super35 / CinemaDNG / 6K 30fps & 3.9K 60fps
DJI Mavic 2 PRO (Onyx Black) / Apple ProRes / 4K 24fps & 2.7K 60fps

DJI Ronin 2 Gimbal + Easyrig Vario 5 Kit
DJI Ronin S
Cinevate HEDRON Slider (48″) w/ Fly Wheel + MOCO Omni Motion Control System
Rhino Slider EVO PRO (42″) + Rhino Motion Control System
Rhino Slider EVO Carbon Fiber (24″) + ARC + Flywheel
Syrp Magic Carpet Slider  2.6ft (80cm) + Syrp Genie Motion Control System
Letus35 MCS ShoulderCam Bundle
Genus Shoulder Compact Rig

SOUND
Location

Sound Devices
Zaxcom
Tascam
Zoom
RODE Microphones
SENNHEISER Microphones

EDITION & COLOR CORRECTION
Postproduction

FCP X
Premiere PRO
AE CS6
DaVinci Resolve
DeLUTS Package
FilmConvert Revelead PRO & Color Correction
Magic Bullet – Full Suite
Tiffen Color Corrector
Pro Tools Avid