BFCA Member Profile
- Primary Outlet:
- Telemundo Network (Un Nuevo Dia)
- Additional Outlets:
- DirecTV Latino
- Francisco Cáceres is a TV and radio host and producer. He’s currently the Film Critic for Telemundo’s national morning show Un Nuevo Día; and the Host of his own weekly film show on DirecTV Latin America, OnCINEMA. He’s also the Main Anchor for Fandango Cine, the Spanish version of the popular Movie-Ticketing website Fandango.com. His experience as a correspondent includes coverage of the Academy Awards, the Cannes and Toronto Film Festivals and the MTV Movie Awards. Besides, he has interviewed some of the most important personalities in entertainment, including George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Bono, Madonna, Woody Allen, and Penélope Cruz, among others. Francisco started his career in his native El Salvador at the age of 20, hosting and producing various entertainment TV and radio shows like Ticket con Francisco Cáceres, his own weekly film show that started on Canal 6 and eventually expanded to Cinemark movie theaters in the rest of Central America and Colombia. Behind the scenes, he has directed, written and produced 2 short films, 20 TV Spots and he has created 5 TV Shows in different genres (entertainment, sports, musicals and game shows). Furthermore, he presented his short film Bebé a primera vista (Baby at first sight) at the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Film Festival and was recognized with the Central American Ícaro Film & Video Award for Best TV Spot. Born in 1984 in El Salvador, Francisco earned a Master’s Degree in Filmmaking from the Madrid Film School (ECAM) and the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid. He also graduated with honors as the first of his class from a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications at Universidad Centroamericana UCA in San Salvador. He speaks Spanish, English and French.