Santiago Aguilar

Researcher and filmmaker
Santiago (Film Preservation Studies / Tutor)

With a degree in the Science of Images from the Complutense University in Madrid, he worked as a documentary maker for Filmoteca Española (the Spanish Film Library) between 1985 and 1995, and has continued to collaborate with the organisation as a researcher and defining the Archive Digitalisation Plan. A member of "La Cuadrilla", a duo of directors, he is a film director and screenplay writer, and a self-confessed Azcona fan. In collaboration with Felipe Cabrerizo, he has worked on several research projects related to Spanish and Italian comedy film and literature of the twentieth century. As a freelancer, he has been a scriptwriter for television, has produced documentaries and published books and articles on little-known aspects of the history of Spanish cinema.

Last update of this profile: 2021