Mateo Gil

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Mateo Gil
Born Mateo Gil Rodríguez
(1972-09-23) 23 September 1972 (age 41)
Las Palmas G.C, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, second unit director, assistant director, cinematographer, editor, producer
Years active 1992 - present

Mateo Gil Rodríguez (born 23 September 1972, Las Palmas G.C, Spain) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, second unit director, assistant director, and occasional cinematographer, editor and producer.

He co-wrote most of Alejandro Amenábar's films with him, and also served as second unit or assistant director in two of this films. Amenábar's The Sea Inside, which Gil co-wrote, won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

He was nominated for seven Goya Awards including Best New Director and Best Director, and won four: Best Original Screenplay for The Sea Inside and Agora, Best Adapted Screenplay for The Method and Best Short Film - Fiction for Dime que yo.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Functioned as
Director Writer Second unit/
assistant director
Other function
1992 Himenóptero (short) No No No Cinematographer
1993 Antes del beso (short) Yes No No
1994 Soñé que te mataba (short) Yes No No
1995 Luna (short) No No No Voice actor as Hitchhicker
1996 Tesis No Yes Yes Also video operator
Cómo se hizo Tesis Yes No No
1997 Open Your Eyes No Yes Yes
1998 Allanamiento de morada (short) Yes Yes No
1999 Nadie conoce a nadie Yes Yes No Also actor as Boy in the bar #2
(uncredited)
La lengua de las mariposas No No Yes
2004 The Sea Inside No Yes No
2005 The Method No Yes No
2006 Películas para no dormir: Regreso a Moira (TV film) Yes Yes No Also editor
2008 Dime que yo (short) Yes Yes No Also producer
2009 Agora No Yes Yes
2011 Blackthorn Yes No No
Hombre con nube (short) No No No Producer

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