Roger Villarroya (Barcelona, 1985)
Graduated from ITES in audiovisual directing and continued his studies at IDEP and the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, where he studied film directing.
His solo directorial debut, the short film Capicúa (Palindrome), was an official selection in more than a hundred festivals throughout the world and won awards in different countries after winning the Jury Grand Prize in the VlII Annual Jameson Notodofilmfest. In addition, the film was a chosen candidate for the Goya Awards for Best Spanish Documentary Short.
Roger’s second film, Espectatores (Spectators), was a documentary filmed in Peru with the support of the Spanish Red Cross, which also has a distinguished track record, having won awards in both the US and Europe. Morales, Roger’s first narrative short film was selected in GIFF Guanajuato Film Festival (pre-qualify Oscars Hollywood festival) after winning different prizes in others film festivals. His latest work Una cuestión de etiqueta (A question of tagging) was awarded for the distribution prize and best screenplay in the Notodofilmfest. The short film is presently screening in several film festivals.
In actuality, Roger combines his work as writer and film director, directing commercials for television and Internet.