The Golden Ariel (Spanish: Ariel de Oro) is an award that “symbolizes the work of excellence that a member of the film industry has achieved throughout their career and that has contributed to the development and growth of Mexican cinematography”. The Golden Ariel is the highest award given to an individual or institution in the Mexican film industry by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences. It has been awarded annually since 1946 as part of the Ariel Awards and is also given to films that win Best Picture. As of 2020 ceremony, the current recipients are composer Lucía Álvarez and actress María Rojo.
- Ernesto Alonso
- Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC)
- Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica (CCC)
- Queta Lavat
- Toni Kuhn
- Arieles de Oro official list