Jorge Laplace (1981, Jerez), graduated in Media Communication in Seville. He also coursed a Master’s Degree at the Barcelona Autonomous University and the Screenwriter Program at the New York Film Academy (NYC). He’s an awarded screenwriter and director, whose works “Alfred&Anna” (2013) and “30 años de Oscuridad” (2012) have been nominated for Best Animation Short Film and Best Documentary at the Goya Awards.
In 2013, Jorge was granted the Andalusian Price of the Future, given by Bankia, for Best Young Artist in Andalusia. His work as a screenwriter has gathered, throughout 20 years, 28 international awards and more than 200 selections at the world’s most important festivals: Cannes, San Sebastian, Amsterdam’s IDFDA or the Brooklyn Film Fest.
“23 Disparos” (2017), his first full-length documentary as a director, produced by ADM and first released at the Malaga Festival, was given the Iris Award by the Television Academy, the Imagenera Award for Best Documentary at the Seville European Film Festival and Best Documentary at the ASECAN Awards and the New Andalusian Film Festival. Its television release was a national trending topic.
“Equipo D: Los códigos olvidados” (2019), his next feature film as a director, was released at Valladolid’s Seminci and was granted the Asecan Award at the Andalusian Film Awards. It also received the InDocumentari Price for Best Documentary in 2020.
His docuseries “Carolina Marín: puedo porque pienso que puedo” (2020) is his last proyect. Produced by Buendia Studios for Amazon Prime Video, it’s about an Olympic and three-time world badminton champion. It has had a worldwide release.