Juan Solanas is our Argentinian director with more than 20 years of experience in the field.
He wrote, produced and shot his first short film, L’homme sans tête ( The Man Without a Head ), for which he received the Jury Prize at Cannes, as well as the César for Best Short Film and some fifty further prizes worldwide.In 2005, he wrote, produced and directed his first feature, Nordeste, which screened at Cannes Oficial Selection “ Un Certain Regard”.Next, he co-directed the documentary Jack Waltzer: On the Craft of Acting. In 2012, he wrote and directed Upside Down, starring Kirsten Dunst, Tim Spall and Jim Sturgess, 60M dollars French-Canadian coproduction released all around the world. In 2019, he wrote, produced and directed his third feature-length film, Let It Be Law, which has been selected to screen into the Oficial Selection, “Special Screening” in 2019 Cannes Film Festival.
Solanas’ producer credits include Santiago Otheguy’s “ La León”. He co-wrote, and Liliana Paolinelli’s “ Por Sus Propios Ojos ” ( Proper Eyes ), worked as a commercial director and won severals prizes. He is currently producing Christophe Reveille’s feature-length documentary, “Les survivants du Che” and “The Rise Of a Nation” Juan Pablo Domenech feature-length documentary.