Jorge Guerricaechevarría is from Avilés, Spain. He is one of Spain’s most renowned screenwriters and works frequently with director Álex De la Iglesia, including co-writing the Festival’s opening night selection this year, My Big Night (15). His writing credits include collaborating with Pedro Almodóvar on the script for Live Flesh (97), and he has been nominated 6 times for Goya Awards. He won the Goya in 2010 for his script with Daniel Monzón, Cell 211 (09). He is a member of the European Film Academy and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). His latest film, Daniel Calparsoro’s Cien años de perdón (16), is also an official selection at this year’s Festival.
Jordan Alexander Ressler Screenwriting Award Jury