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 (El día de la bestia (1995)) and Acción mutante (1993) have their own very strong but small followings, and Dance With the Devil (Perdita Durango (1997)) will go down in history as probably the weirdest Javier Bardem film ever made (...
15. Isabel Coixet
Director | The Secret Life of Words
Isabel Coixet was born on April 9, 1960 in Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Isabel Coixet Castillo. She is a director and writer, known for The Secret Life of Words (2005), My Life Without Me (2003) and Cosas que nunca te dije (1996).
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 ...
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 Gafotas (1999) and El cielo abierto (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 »
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 ...
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 ...
83. Icíar Bollaín
Director | Mataharis
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 y el sótano maldito (2007), Las aventuras de Tadeo Jones (2012) and Atrapa la bandera (2015).
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 Tesis (1996). His film ...
95. Pablo Aragüés
Director | Road to Wacken
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,...