BIOGRAPHY:

Álvaro Ortega was born on March 23, 1991 in Valencia, Spain. He had not yet finished his bachelor's degree when he found financial for a feature script he wrote, what allowed him to direct his first independent feature film, the dark comedy “Anything Goes”.

After graduating in Audiovisual Communication. He moved to Los Angeles in 2013 to continue his film studies with a Master in Fine Arts in Filmmaking in the New York Film Academy, where he graduated with honors, and continue his work as an independent writer and filmmaker.

Since then he has worked on various projects as a Director, Writer or Director of Photography in countries like the United States, Spain and India. Including several short films and TV pilots. Lately, Álvaro has also been working as an independent Script Doctor, providing coverage and notes for several award winning short films and feature films in pre-production like “Ciclo” (United States) and “Missing” (India).

Álvaro also dedicates his time to write and develop his own feature scripts, including the dramedy “Tremble”, the action film “B&N”, the drama “The Infinite Stage” and the slasher “Amarillo”, amongst others.

At this time, Álvaro is working as the Producer of the feature film “Censurada” (Censured Love, 2020), a Spanish-Mexico co-production.

RESUME:

  • Some other works:

    • A Blossom Farewell (2018) / dir. Eduardo Bautista - Line Producer

    • Table nº5 - Indian TV show for Zee TV (2018) / dir. Amar Kaushik, Vishal Furia - Producer & 1st Assistant Director

    • Hell (2017) - dir. Amar Kaushik - 1st Assistant Director

    • Margaret (2016) / dir. Badr Farha - Key Grip

    • All the same (2015) / dir. Eeshaan Roy - Editor

    • Brooksville (2015) / dir. Kuang Jun - Gaffer

    • Cake (2015) / dir. Jalon Johnson - Key Grip

    • Jiaozi (2015) / dir. Lin Zhao - Gaffer

    • 'A little less conversation' by Trisha Paytas - Music Video (2015) / dir. Andrew Vallentine - Grip

    • 'Fat chicks' by Trisha Paytas - Music Video (2015) / dir. Andrew Vallentine - Grip

    • Control Freakshow (2015) / dir. Ibrahim Nada - Gaffer

    • The minotaur (2014) / dir. Sebastiano Caccetta - Grip

    • Believe (2014) / dir. Luis Henriquez - 1st Assistant Director

    • 72 hours (2014) / dir. Lin Zhao - Gaffer

    • Purple sandals (2014) / dir. Ishani Jayamaha - Gaffer

    • Suit & tie (2013) / dir. Eeshaan Roy - Gaffer

    • Life (2013) / dir. Sebastiano Caccetta - Gaffer

    • Reverse Chain (2013) / dir. Genís Benavent - 1st Assistant Director

    • El señorito Martín (2013 commercial) / dir. Genís Benavent - Line Producer

    • Miss Estrella Morente Live performance at Valencia (2013 concert) / dir. Raul Cruz - camera operator

    • Aspanion (2012 commercial) / dir. Fernando Moreno - 1st Assistant Director

    • #marcelo (2012) / dir. Genís Benavent - Editor & Sound Editor

    • Troy, Un tipo con suerte (2011) / dir. Iñigo Soler - Line Producer

    • La habitación contigüa (2011) / dir. Genís Benavent - Camera Operator

    • Zen 110 (2011 concert) / dir. Raul Cruz - 1st Assistant Camera