He started his professional career at Europa Press TV and El Mundo TV and produced and directed several award-winning short videos, such as "Brogma #1" (1999), "Brogma 2 - Cómo no se selecionó" (2001) and "Micro-film" (2001). He later founded Feng Shui Films (2001-2006) and was a producer on over 30 music videos, advertising pieces and the “Making of” for feature films (notably including "Volver" for Almodóvar / El Deseo). Some of his most outstanding work from this period includes the documentary "Baratometrajes: películas de bajo presupuesto" (2005, which Hugo co-directed), assistant producing "Bota de Oro" (2005, nominated for 2006 Goya Award) and the short fiction film "Anonymous" (2006, pre-selected for 2008 Oscar).
In 2007 he began doing freelance work managing the marketing/sponsorships for "The End" (2008) and "A Contraluz. Una trilogía de Eduardo Chapero-Jackson” (2009) for the production company Prosopopeya. He also did the production and distribution (along with director Pablo Palazón) on the film "Shevernatze. Una Epopeya Marcha Atrás” (completed and released in cinemas in 2009) and production on the short films “El Momento Justo” (2009) and “Tchang” (2010), in partnership with the screenwriter and director Gonzalo Visedo.
As a director, he has also co-directed the documentaries "Un Milagro Bastante Probable" (2011) and the documentary film "BARATOmetrajes 2.0 - El Futuro del Cine Hecho en España" (2014), both with Daniel San Román.
Hugo alternates his own work producing new projects with different commissioned work, such as personalized consulting on projects (through www.necesitounproductor.com) and teaching at reputable institutions.