Mario Cardona, producer, director and founder of Costa Rica-based Zen Entertainment, for over thirty years has been a leading figure in the advertising, arts and entertainment industry. His short and full feature films, documentaries, videos and commercials have impacted the diverse landscape of culture, artistic creation and communication. Cardona’s work is spread throughout Latin America, Europe and the United States. Nordisk Films Denmark, France TF1, Fox Cable Entertainment and Icon Productions are a few examples of his vast experience. He is a constant presence at The New York Film Festival, El Festival de Cine Nuevo de la Habana, Cuba, The London Film Festival, The L.A. Latino International Film Festival, The Moscow International Film Festival, Festival de Huesca España, Art Film Festival Montreal, Trieste Film Festival, and The Bogota Film Festival.
Through his vast experience, Mario Cardona has been responsible for generating new approaches to business and creative development. Zen Entertainment, has allowed him to translate his life philosophy and professional aspirations based on the inspiring metaphor: “With the beating wings of a butterfly can cause a hurricane.” Everything is connected. For Zen Entertainment, every opportunity is a window. Each project, no matter its size, can transform into something, whether in advertising, arts, music or entertainment, a new way of thinking can transform into action.