52nd edition

Santiago San Miguel

He was born in San Sebastian. He studied political sciences and cinema in Madrid. He is a screenwriter and a film critic. He started directing short and medium length films in 1962. He directed a play, Justas y torneos medievales. In 1967, he left Spain to Venezuela and worked in advertising. He directed 78 documentaries and other plays. In the 70’s he participated he the rebirth of Venezuelian cinema. In 1976, he dedicated to direction and back in Spain he founded Opalo Films and Moria Films. He made 6 feature films a produced Spanish and Venezuelian movies.