Paul Urkijo Alijo

Spanish director and scriptwriter born in Vitoria-Gasteiz in 1984. From an early age he was passionate about cinema, illustration, literature and comics. With a predilection for the fantasy genre, he is a great fan of reading mythological and traditional tales. In 2008 he graduated in Fine Arts and professionally dedicated himself to audiovisual production, illustration and computer graphics. He began to write and make his own short fiction and animation films. The short films he has written and directed have won several national and international awards. In 2017 he directed Errementari, a fantasy film based on the Basque folklore tale “Patxi Errementaria”. In 2022, his new film “Irati” is nominated for 5 Goyas by the Spanish Film Academy.