Jose Delio Ares Garcia

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Jose Delio Ares Garcia
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Born (1980-01-15) January 15, 1980 (age 44)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
CitizenshipDominican Republic
Alma mater
  • APEC University
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment Group
OccupationFeature Film and Trailer Editor
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Gonzalez Tactuk
  • José Delio Ares Guzmán (father)
  • Flerida García Martínez de Ares (mother)
  • Best Editing Award
  • La Silla Award

Jose Delio Ares Garcia (born January 15, 1980) is a Dominican award-winning feature film and trailer editor. His contributions to feature film editing and film trailer creation in Dominican cinema have earned him widespread acclaim.[1]

Some of his notable works include films, such as "Quien Manda,” "Pueto Pa’ Mi," "La Trampa," "Que León," and "La Vida de Los Reyes." Ares Garcia has been credited with the Best Editing award at the Videoclip Awards in 2017 and the La Silla Award for the best editor for the film "Codigo Paz" in 2014.[2]

Early life and education

Ares Garcia was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, by his parents, José Delio Ares Guzmán and Flerida García Martínez de Ares, who were engineers. He graduated with a degree in arts from the Carol Morgan School in 1998 and enrolled at APEC University to pursue his bachelor's degree in advertising. In 2007, Ares Garcia completed a publishing diploma at the headquarters of Sony Pictures Entertainment Group.


Ares Garcia began his career in the entertainment industry in 2001 as a DJ at the PRAIA nightclub, creating DJ mixtapes, which PRAIA distributed on its promotional tours between La Romana, Santiago, and Santo Domingo. He served as the lead station radio programmer and director of the NEON 89.3 FM station in 2003 before retiring as a DJ.[3]

In 2004, he established his video production, editing, and DVD authoring company, Jose Delio Ares García, SCVE.[4]

In the same year, Ares Garcia released the best-selling DVD "Soy, Johnny Ventura" in collaboration with the merengue composer Johnny Ventura. Later, he made his mark in the Dominican film scene by serving as the editor and composer in "Quien Manda" in 2013. Since then, he has worked on numerous successful films, including "Pueto Pa Mi," "Colao," "No es lo que parece," and the Netflix productions "Que Leon" and "Los Leones," starring Ozuna and Clarissa Molina.[5]

Ares Garcia's promotional campaigns for blockbuster movies like "Quien Manda," "Trabajo Sucio" have further contributed to his success and recognition as an editor. The "Trabajo Sucio" campaign was one of the most viral campaigns of 2018 and included a show broadcast on Instagram TV that explained the events leading up to the film. He was the editor of the highest-grossing films in the Dominican Republic in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 and the films he has worked on have generated around 8.7 million box office sales in more than 30 countries.[6]

Apart from his work in the film industry, Ares Garcia has collaborated with AOR/Grupo Peña Defilló to carry out advertising campaigns for brands such as Listin Diario, BanReservas, and Cervecería Nacional Dominicana. He was also responsible for editing the video clip for the song "Levántate" by Mozart La Para in 2015.

Currently, Ares Garcia is the head of post-production at Caribbean Cinemas and manages all post-production activities for Caribbean Films, including all feature film trailers and campaigns.

Personal life

Ares Garcia currently resides in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, along with his wife, Elizabeth Gonzalez, whom he married in October 2014.

Awards and recognitions

  • Ares Garcia received the Best Editing award at the Videoclip Awards in 2017 for editing the music video for "Immigrant" by singer-songwriter Nathalie Hazim.
  • In 2014, he won the La Silla Award for the best editor for the film "Peace Code."


  1. Guzmán, Jose Delio Ares (15 January 2020). "2020 Cumpleaños de José Delio Ares Garcia | Familia Ares Garcia". (in español). Retrieved 20 April 2023.
  2. Guzmán, Jose Delio Ares (15 January 2021). "2021 Cumpleaños de José Delio Ares Garcia | Familia Ares Garcia". (in español). Retrieved 20 April 2023.
  3. "Jose Delio Ares Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Family". Celebrity Age Wiki. Retrieved 20 April 2023.
  4. Garcia, Jose Delio Ares. "Jose Delio Ares Garcia on". Retrieved 20 April 2023.
  5. "Jose Delio Ares Guzmán | Familia Ares Garcia". (in español). Retrieved 20 April 2023.
  6. "Jose Delio Ares - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday". Idol Birthdays. Retrieved 20 April 2023.

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