|Born||in Madrid, Spain|
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Audiovisual Producer. Since 2001 has produced seven feature films for the international market, five of them in animation, and has won three Goya awards in the best animation feature category. In 2006, he created PERRO VERDE FILMS and produced five feature films: The Missing Lynx with Kandor Moon presented by Antonio Banderas, Lost in Galicia with Artematica, The night that stopped raining, Going Nuts with Producciones bajo la lluvia and Wrinkles based in the comic book by Paco Roca and directed by Ignacio Ferreras. In 2010 he launched with Milrayas the App Contoplanet. He is Secretary of the board in CARTOON, member of the board in the Spanish Film Academy, FAPAE and DIBOOS, he is also member of the European Film Academy, the Galician Audiovisual Academy, visiting professor at the Jilin Animation Center in China and teacher at the Universidad Europea de Madrid.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: manuel cristobal
Spanish Film Producer, PhD in Film Studies at the Rey Juan Carlos University, graduated in directing at ARTSS International UK and in the Entertainment Master Class at the Erich Pommer Institute in Berlin. Since 2001 has produced ten feature films for the international market, seven of them in animation, and has won four Goya awards in the best animation feature category.
After working in AGAPI as manager and in the Media Business School as coordinator, he joins Dygra Films in 1999 as executive producer in the films The living forest (first CGI animation film in Europe) and Midsummer Dream. In 2005 he joins Zinkia Entertainment as development and distribution director with the series Pocoyó and Shuriken School.
In 2007 he creates Perro Verde Films and produces five films: the CGI animation film The Missing Lynx (with Kandor Moon presented by Antonio Banderas), Lost in Galicia and The night that stopped raining (both live action), Going Nuts (action and horror animation with painted peanuts) and his first 2D feature film Wrinkles based in the graphic novel by Paco Roca, directed by Ignacio Ferreras, considered one of the most relevant animation films in 2012 and released in Japan by Ghibli.
In 2013 he produces and launches in Spain the 3D stereoscopic documentary feature film Bullrunning in Pamplona and develops for Sunflower Graphics the animated series Planet-Play. From 2012 till 2014 works as an Executive Producer in the animation film Another day of life (Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow, 2018) which had its world premiere in Cannes.
In 2017 announces the production of Dragonkeeper, a 20 million EUR CGI animation family film co-produced by Spain and China that will be released in 2020. In 2018 he premieres the 2D animation film Buñuel in the labyrinth of the turtles (Salvador Simó, 2018) in the Animation is Film Festival in LA, now is developing the 2D animation film Girl and Wolf based in a graphic novel by Roc Espinet
He is Secretary of the board in CARTOON (European Animation Producer's Guild), member of the board in the Spanish Film Academy, Vice-President in DIBOOS (Spanish Animation Producer's Guild) and digital production teacher at the U-TAD University in Madrid.
In 1996 he got one of the 12 European scholarships granted by the MPAA and entered as intern at UIP; in 1997 he was the first Spaniard selected for a grant of the Nipkow Programme in Berlin; in 2000 he was selected by the EFA in its New Talent program in Iceland; in 2007 he was selected as one of 60 personalities of the Cannes Film Festival by Variety; in 2008 selected Producer in the Move by European Film Promotion; in 2012 he got the CARTOON Tribute as best animation producer of Europe.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Manuel Cristóbal