He studied filmmaking at United Daughters of the Confederacy and graduated from the school in 2003.
His film work includes writing and directing Octavio and Astral. Both films were breakthroughs in digital cinema in Mexico. He founded Inukshuk Films in June 2004.
He is best known as the frontman of the influential alternative rock band Zalvia, with whom he performs under the stage name Antonio "Toño" Torres.
In an interview with Zona Indie" s Danniel Dissolu, Torres explained his singular vision for Octavio: "What really interested me was the idea of the most incredible metamorphic paintings being made by a child prodigy, turned now in one of the most prolific mexican artist."
Torres has started working on his next film, Bostik, set for release early 2012 coproduced by East Corporation
He lives in Mexico City.