Jorge Laplace (1981, Jerez), graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Seville, Master of Screenplay at the Autónoma University of Barcelona, and Screenwriter Program in the New York Film Academy (NYC). Jorge is an award-winning screenwriter and director whose works “Alfred y Anna” (2013) and “30 Años de Oscuridad” (2012) have been nominated as best short for animation and best documentary in the Goya Awards.
“23 disparos” (2017), his first feature-length documentary, premiered at the Málaga Film Festival, has won the Academy of Television’s Iris award, the best Documentary award from the Seville European Film Festival, the best documentary in the Asecan Awards and the New Andalusian Cinema Festival. His TV premiere was trending topic national.
In cinema his work accumulates more than 28 international awards and more than 200 selections in festivals like the Festival of Cannes, San Sebastián, Málaga, the IDFA of Amsterdam or the Brooklyn Film Fest.
His work on television has allowed him to write series and programs like Amazonas Clandestino (Discovery), La vida en llamas (Discovery), Yasuní: Genocidio en la selva (Discovery), El Cazador de Cerebros (La 2), Dentro de (LaSexta) or El último mono (LaSexta).
In 2013 Jorge was awarded with the Andalusian Award for the future, by Bankia and the Joly group, in the culture category.
His next feature film as director “Equipo D: Los códigos olvidados”, a production for TVE1 about the Republican exiles who worked with Alan Turing deciphering messages nazis during the II World War. It will be released soon.
30 AÑOS DE OSCURIDAD
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