Enrique Urbizu

Enrique Urbizu is a Spanish screenwriter and director. He directed his first film Tu novia está loca (Your Girlfriend is Crazy) in 1987 and was praised by the audience and the critic for La Caja 507 (Box 507) in 2002 and La vida mancha in 2003. He adapted Perez-Reverte's novel The Club Dumas which under the title The Ninth Gate was directed by Roman Polanski in 1999. No habrá paz para los malvados (No Rest for the Wicked) was released in 2011 winning numerous awards in Spain. In 2013 he directed two episodes of the TV series Las aventuras del capitán Alatriste. In 2018 he directed eight episodes of the Spanish TV series Gigantes. His last project, the TV series Libertad, was released in 2021 and he also made a movie of it.

He has served as Vice President of the Spanish Film Academy and was the Chair of DAMA between 2006 and 2014.