IBEROAMERICAN CONTEST JURY

JOSÉ FERNÁNDEZ

JOSÉ FERNÁNDEZ

He studied Information Sciences of the Complutense University of Madrid between 1990-1995. He graduated in Journalism and one year later he studied film at the Rijksuniversiteit (University of Ghent -Belgium). On his return to Spain, he is hired by TVE, where he worked in several TV programmes, always dedicating himself to covering film information, travelling to the most important festivals in the world. In 2004 he is given the direction of the cinema area of ​​the program ‘Miradas 2’, a space dedicated exclusively to the culture that he starts coordinating in 2006. That same year he produces, writes and directs the short film Identidad which has been selected in more than forty national and international festivals and won some of them. Since 2007, he has been the deputy editor of the Information Services of the culture area of ​​TVE, a responsibility which he combines with his work as an expert journalist in everything that surrounds the world of cinema. He is also coordinator of the International Film Festival of Lanzarote since its inception, 19 years ago.