Diego Luna


Mexican actor, producer and director, Diego began his path on stage at the age of seven. He became internationally known with his role in Y tu madre also, by Alfonso Cuarón, with Gael Garcia Bernal. The two actors and friends joined producer Pablo Cruz to found the production and distribution company Canana Films. Also together with García Bernal and Elena Fortes, he founded the Ambulante documentary film festival in 2005. In 2022, Disney+ premiered the series Andor, a Lucasfilm production, in which he stars and is executive producer, a prequel to the film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.


Ángeles Cruz

Director, screenwriter and actress

The director, screenwriter and actress originally from Ñu'u Savi in Villa Guadalupe Victoria, Oaxaca, studied acting at the INBAL School of Theater Arts. As an actress she has participated in national and international feature films. His foray into screenwriting and film directing was in 2012 through the short film La tiricia o como cure la muerte, which was followed by La carta (2013) and Arcángel (2018).


His debut film was Mixteco Nudo, released in 2021. Some of the multiple recognitions he has obtained are: Ariel Award for Best First Film; Cleveland Film Festival New Director Competition Award; Lesbianism and Gender Award 2022, from Zinegoak, Bilbao; Award for Best Director at the Havana Film Festival New York; Paoa Award for Best Film at FICVIÑA; Minneapolis St. Paul IFF Emerging Filmmaker Award; Canvas Award at the MOOOV Film Festival; Audience Award at the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival; Critics Jury Award at the San Francisco Film Festival.


Her second feature film, Valentina or Serenity, premiered in 2023 at the TIFF Toronto International Film Festival. This has obtained the Golden Colón for Best Film and the Silver Colón for Best Actress (for Myriam Bravo) at the Huelva Ibero-American Cinema Festival 2023; the Images HispanoAméricaines Audience Award, in Annecy, France; and the Fiction Jury Prize and the Audience Prize at the Ojo Loco Festival, in Grenoble, France.


Alex de la Iglesia

Director, producer and screenwriter

Spanish director, producer and screenwriter, in the 90s he established himself as one of the leaders of his country's cinema. Mutant Action (1992) catapulted him, but The Day of the Beast (1995) consolidated him with its unique mix of black humor and cultural references. He has explored various genres, from black comedy to thriller, with films such as The Community (2000).


He presided over the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences in 2009. His diverse filmography and international recognitions maintain him as an icon of contemporary Spanish cinema.


Enrique Cerezo

Businessman and sports leader

Spanish businessman and sports leader, current president of Club Atlético de Madrid. In addition, he is a film producer and owner of Enrique Cerezo Producciones Cinematografías y Video Mercury Films, the regional channel 8madrid, the Madrid cinema chain Conde Duque-Verdi and the online video-on-demand company FlixOlé. It owns more than 70 percent of Spanish cinema titles, which places it as the leader of the film sector in the country.


The Javis

Actors and writers


Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi, who together are known as Los Javis, make up one of the most influential romantic and professional couples in Spain. They began their careers separately as actors, until they met and quickly stood out together as writers. In 2013 they brought to the stage their first joint work titled La Llamada, which would later be adapted to film in 2017 with great success. Then came their foray into television as showrunners and directors with the series Paquita Salas, which became a cult phenomenon and received praise from both critics and the public. His most recent works for the small screen include Veneno (2020) and La Mesías (2023). In addition, they are creative directors of the production company Suma Content, which they founded in 2021.


Along with their work in the audiovisual world, Los Javis are known for their activism in favor of LGBTQ+ rights. They have used their platform to advocate for equality and inclusion, becoming important voices in the fight for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in Spain.


Alfredo Castro


The Chilean actor is an emblematic figure in the Latin American theater and film scene. With a career spanning decades, he has stood out for his interpretive depth and commitment.


From his beginnings at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Chile, where he studied acting, he showed an exceptional talent that led him, first, to the theater scene at the end of the 70s. His foray into cinema occurred until 2006 with the film Fuga and the attention of critics would gain her after participating in Tony Manero (2008). He has also appeared in films such as No (2012) and obtained leading roles in Desde siempre (2015), El club (2016) and El conde (2023). In 2019 he received the Starlight International Cinema Award from the Venice International Film Festival.


He was recently awarded the Platinum Awards for the series Los mil día de Allende (2023).