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. His last Short FilmTimecode (2016), won the Palme d'or best Short Film Award at Cannes 2016 and is nominated to the Goya Awards and Academys' Oscar in 2017.