Santiago Giralt

Santiago Giralt

writer, director, producer

Santiago Giralt was born on Jun 01, 1977 in Argentina. Santiago Giralt's big-screen debut came with 18-j directed by Daniel Burman in 2004.

Director, writer, producer, actor, playwright and novelist, Santiago Giralt is one of the leading figures in Argentinean cinema. He studied Film Directing at the Universidad del Cine. He lived in Vancouver for a year in 2002. His movies have been presented in many international film festivals: Cannes, London, Rotterdam, Locarno, Buenos Aires. He has written, directed and produced five movies: UPA! An Argentinean Movie, The L. Sisters, All The Lonely People, Before Opening Night and Anagrams (in development). He has written many screenplays for other filmmakers and has won international prizes. He is one of the five most important screenwriters of the past decade in Argentina and was a finalist for the National Screenwriters Prize.

  • Birthday

    Jun 01, 1977
  • Place of Birth

    Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe Province, Argentina


3 wins & 10 nominations

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards
Best Screenplay, Original (Mejor Guión Original)
Winner - Silver Condor
Cordero de Dios (2008)
Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema
UPA! Una película argentina (2007)
Winner - Best Local Film
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