He has directed some of the most successful documentaries in the history of Italian cinema and television, reaching over 170 million viewers in 160 countries. His documentaries have been produced by the most prestigious broadcasters and platforms in the world: Amazon Prime, National Geographic, Arte France, ZDF, Sky, History Channel, BBC, CBS, RTVE, TF1, SVT, SBS, RAI Italia, DR, among others.

He has received significant international awards such as the Italian Golden Globe for Best Documentary, Best International Documentary at the Prix France, and Best Italian Film at the New York Italian Film Festival and nominated for Best Classic Film at the Venice Film Biennale and Best Documentary at the Prix Europa. Forbes magazine recognized Jesús as one of the most creative Mexicans in 2018. His work has been featured in articles published in magazines, newspapers, and websites worldwide.