Director of Photography XAVIER PEREZ GROBET began his cinematography career in his native Mexico in 1990. His latest projects include I Love You, Phillip Morris with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor and Mother and Child, with Annette Bening and Naomi Watts, directed by Rodrigo Garcia, with whom Xavier collaborated previously on the movie 9 Lives. Grobet's diverse credits also include Marc Lawrence's Music and Lyrics, City of Ember, Monster House directed by Gil Kennan, and Nacho Libre with Jack Black.

Grobet has won Cinematography awards for a number of Mexican features including Sin Remitente and La Mujer de Benjamin. He has received four Mexican Motion Picture Academy nominations as well as an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his work on Julian Schnabel's Before Night Falls.