Spanish directors, producers, writersby alexgg97 | created - 08 Mar 2015 | updated - 26 Dec 2016 | Public
Director | The Oxford Murders
A spanish cult director, author of Day of the Beast (The Day of the Beast (1995)) and Acción mutante (1993) have their own very strong but small followings, and Dance With the Devil (Dance with the Devil (1997)) will go down in history as probably the weirdest Javier Bardem film ever made (...
17. Pedro Almodóvar
Writer | Hable con ella
The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study ...
20. Rafael Cobos
Writer | La isla mínima
Rafael Cobos is a Spanish screenwriter of cinema and television. He studied Audiovisual Communication and Stage Direction.
He has written many different theatrical texts that have been performed in Spain, winning several national awards. In 2015, he won the Goya Award for the best original ...
23. Jaime Rosales
Director | La soledad
Jaime Rosales is not the run-of-the-mill kind of filmmaker. Always trying to find new ways of expressing his art and his technique, he may disconcert those who, having seen one of his films, think he can be classified in one category or another. Unfortunately for them, but luckily for those who are...
31. Elvira Lindo
Writer | La primera noche de mi vida
Elvira Lindo was born on January 23, 1962 in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain. She is a writer and actress, known for The First Night of My Life (1998), Manolito Four Eyes (1999) and Ten Days Without Love (2001). She has been married to Antonio Muñoz Molina since 1994.
Director | En apatía
Joel Arellanes Duran began working in different broadcasting venues in 1990 in Chihuahua, Mexico. In 2001 he received a degree in Graphics & Communications from the Universidad Interamericana del Norte while he was working in television production. Starting in 2004 he produced various programs for ...
38. Julio Medem
Director | Lucía y el sexo
Julio Medem was born in San Sebastian in northern Spain. As a teenager Medem made short movies with a super-8 camera owned by his father. Some of those films are "El ciego" (1976), "El jueves pasado" (1977) and "Fideos" (1979.) Wanting to know more about the darkest corners of the human mind, Medem...
Director | Pipas
Manuela Burló Moreno is an Director, Writer and Actress known for Dolores (2008), I Want To Spend The Rest of My Life with You (2009) Camas (2010), Cloe (2011), Pipas (2013 - Nominated for the Spanish ), Lo sé (2013), Como sobrevivir a una despedida (2015) and Rumbos (2016). See full bio »
57. Álex Pina
Writer | La Casa de Papel
Álex Pina (Pamplona) is a television producer, writer, series creator, scriptwriter and Spanish film director, known recently for his global hit crime drama Money Heist. Previous shows include Vis a Vis (Locked Up), El embarcadero (The Pier), and Los hombres de Paco (Paco's Men).
He began his career...
66. J.M. Asensio
Editor | Cuando Apolo encontró a Dionisos
JM Asensio (José Manuel Asensio Moreno) is a Spanish filmmaker born on November 22, 1978 in Linares (Jaén).
During his childhood he became interested in literature, music and cinema. At the age of 14 he made his first short film, The Tapeworm (1994), based on Roald Dahl's short story Poison. This ...
Director | Behind
Ángel Gómez was born on October 7th, 1988 in Algeciras (Andalucia) Spain. He wrote and directed his first short film at the age of 12. He has written and directed several short films, TV ads, and music videos. At the age of 31, he wrote and directed his first feature film, Voces, in 2020. He is ...
75. José Alba
Producer | Gernika
Jose Alba is an independent producer and distributor. An economist specializing in Marketing and Graphic Design, he has a European Master's in Audiovisual Management from the MEDIA Business School, has participated on TAREULA (MEDIA Mundus) in Miami and in the LATC US Film Industry Immersion in Los...
Writer | El Divo
Carlos Clavijo is a writer, director, producer and stand-up comedian. He created the comedy programs "Telecompring" and "Noche sin Tregua" for Paramount Comedy Channel (Comedy Central Spain). In 2009, he created and directed the sitcom "El Divo". It is a mockumentary about a tv personality in ...
79. Valentina Viso
Writer | Tres dies amb la família
Valentina Viso graduated in screenwriting from ECAM, Madrid. Her first feature film was 'Tres dies amb la família' (2009), co-written and directed by Mar Coll. The film was shot in Barcelona and the main cast included popular Spanish actor Eduard Fernández. The next year won the Gaudí Award for ...
83. Icíar Bollaín
Director | Te doy mis ojos
Born in Madrid, Iciar Bollain has worked as an actress in films such El Sur (1983), directed by Víctor Erice; Sublet (1991) directed by Chus Gutiérrez, Malaventura (1988) directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón; El Mejor de los Tiempos (1990) and Un Paraguas para Tres (1992) directed by Felipe Vega, ...
Director | Airbag
Juanma Bajo Ulloa was born in Vitoria, a small town in northern Spain where he has set most of his movies.
From his childhood he has been in contact with the audiovisual business. His family owns a popular magazine in Vitoria specialized in photography.
At 14 he started making short movies in super-8...
86. Enrique Gato
Director | Tadeo Jones y el sótano maldito
Enrique Gato was born in 1977 in Valladolid, Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain as Enrique Gato Borregán. He is a director and producer, known for Tadeo Jones and the Basement of Doom (2007), Capture the Flag (2015) and Tad: The Explorer (2012).
88. Jordi Gasull
Writer | Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones
Jordi Gasull was born in 1966 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a writer and producer, known for Tad: The Explorer (2012), Capture the Flag (2015) and Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas (2017).
Writer | The Others
Is the son of a Spanish mother and a Chilean father. His family moved back to Spain when he was 1 year old, and he grew up and studied in Madrid. He wrote, produced and directed his first short film La cabeza at the age of 19, and he was 23 when he directed his feature debut Thesis (1996). His film ...
95. Pablo Aragüés
Director | Vigilo el camino
Marketing and Advertising graduate by Madrid University. Pablo Aragüés has worked widely in the area of publicity and advertisements, specifically in music audiovisuals, making music videoclips for bands as Saxon, Porta, Siniestro Total, Neuman, or live shows for Violadores del Verso, Alice Cooper,...