Carlos Hernando is a journalist and filmmaker from Madrid. He has worked in print media, radio and television. He has reported on various armed conflicts. In 2010 he traveled to Cuba to start his first audiovisual projects. His first short film, El mulato indomable, told about the historic hunger strike by the Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas, who received the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. His second short film, El violinista de Auschwitz, was filmed in Jerusalem and tells the dramatic story of Jacques Stroumsa, a Sephardic Jew who was saved from Nazi hell because he knew how to play the violin. This film was selected to over 40 international film festivals and was nominated for a 2013 Goya Award for Best Documentary Short Film. His third short film, Un hombre que escribe, tells the story of Cuban poet Raúl Rivero, who was sentenced to twenty years in prison in 2003 and spent two years in a punishment cell before being exiled to Spain. Selected for the 2014 Goya Awards, this film had the honor of representing Spain in the famous International Festival of Aguilar de Campoo in 2013. "El informe Segura", a film revealing corruption within the Spanish Army, is his first feature documentary. In 2015, he finished the documentary short Aitrhí about an IRA terrorist who apologized to his victims.