Juanjo Giménez was born and lives in Barcelona. He has directed a few shorts, including TIMECODE (2016) Palme d’Or in the Cannes Film Festival, nominated for an Oscar, Best European Short EFA, Goya and Gaudi prizes, and more than 100 international prizes.
Other shorts: RODILLA (2010), NITBUS (2007), MAXIMUM PENALTY (2005), and INDIRECT FREE KICK (1997), all of them awarded at national and international festivals. He’s the director of the feature films TILT (2003), awarded in Rome, Las Palmas and Ourense, and the documentaries DODGE AND HIT (2010), co-directed with Adan Aliaga, best documentary in Alcances Film Festival Cadiz and Courmayeur Noir, and CONTACT PROOF (2014), also premiered in Alcances.
He’s also the founder of the production companies Nadir Films SL. Some of their productions are MY GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE (Adan Aliaga, 2005), Joris Ivens Award at IDFA, STIGMATA (also directed by Adan in 2009) Pilar Miró Award for Best First Film in Seminci-Valladolid, and ANAS, AN INDIAN FILM (Enric Miró, 2009) awarded at Documenta Madrid, Alcances and premiered at Karlovy Vary.
In 2021 he premiered his feature film TRES at the Giornate degli Autori in Venice and in competition at the Toronto Film Festival.