Juanjo Giménez was born and lives in Barcelona. He has directed a few shorts, including 'Rodilla' (2009), '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, '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 and Salto de Eje. 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. With his last short film, 'Timecode', won the Cannes Palme d'Or and was nominated for the Oscars Academy Awards and the European Film Awards.