Elia Urkiza is a filmmaker and director from Spain. He is best known for his work in television and feature films. His career began in the late 1970s, when he started directing television shows for Spanish networks. He then went on to make his feature film debut with the 1984 drama “La Vida en Rosa”.
He has since directed numerous films, including “The Book of Life” (1995), “The Goalkeeper” (2002), and “The Great Match” (2003). He has also written and produced many of his films, including “The Missing” (2007) and “The Lighthouse” (2009).
In addition to his work in film and television, Elia Urkiza has also directed plays and musicals. His stage productions have been performed in Spain, Europe, and the United States. He has also worked extensively in the Spanish theater, where he has directed some of the most popular plays in the country.
Elia Urkiza has won several awards for his work, including the Goya Award for Best Director for “The Great Match”. He has also been nominated for numerous awards, including the European Film Awards and the BAFTA Awards.
In addition to his work in film and television, Elia Urkiza is also an accomplished novelist. He has written several books, including “The Book of Life” and “The Lighthouse”. His novels have been translated into several languages, including English, French, and German.
Elia Urkiza is a passionate filmmaker who believes that cinema should be a vehicle for social change. He has worked to promote films with a social message, such as “The Book of Life” and “The Lighthouse”. He has also worked to promote films that celebrate Spanish culture, such as “The Goalkeeper” and “The Great Match”.
Elia Urkiza is an important figure in Spanish cinema and a prominent figure in the international film community. He is an inspiration to many filmmakers and has helped to shape the Spanish film industry. He continues to work on projects that promote social change and celebrate Spanish culture.