Dani del Águila director y guionista

Dani del Águila


Dani del Águila was born in Madrid in 1995. He studied Audiovisual Communication at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, graduating with an Academic Excellence Award. He completed his film studies at Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey and made his first short films in Querétaro, Mexico.

Later, he joined the writing team of the series Madres: Amor y Vida (2020, Amazon Prime Video). There, he wrote his first television scripts and eventually penned seven episodes over the first four seasons of the series. During this time, he attended the Self-Referential Cinema workshop at the International Film School of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba.

Together with Yago de Torres and Federico, he co-wrote the series Fanático. Starring Lorenzo Ferro, the series about an urban music idol who takes his own life in front of his fans premiered on Netflix in July 2022.

In 2024, he premiered Dying Earth, an eight-episode documentary miniseries on the current state of climate change, internationally released on Al Jazeera. He worked as the lead writer under the direction of Fátima Lianes.

Currently, Dani is involved in various development projects in both fiction and documentary and is writing his first feature film, Archipiélago, alongside director Lucas del Fresno.