Irene Gutiérrez Torres is a Spanish director, writer, and producer. She is best known for her work in the Spanish television series “Vis a Vis” (Locked Up) and “Cable Girls” (Las Chicas del Cable).
Gutiérrez Torres was born in Madrid, Spain in 1976. She studied at the San Antonio de los Baños International Film School in Cuba and later graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Gutiérrez Torres began her career as a director working on several short films, documentaries, and music videos. In 2009, she directed her first feature-length film, “En Tu Ausencia” (In Your Absence). The film was well-received and won several awards.
In 2011, she directed her second feature-length film, “Sombras” (Shadows). The film was critically acclaimed and won numerous awards, including the Goya Award for Best New Director.
In 2014, she directed her first television series, “Vis a Vis” (Locked Up). The series was a hit and was nominated for several awards, including the International Emmy for Best Drama Series. In 2017, she directed her second television series, “Cable Girls” (Las Chicas del Cable). The series was a massive success and was nominated for several awards, including the International Emmy for Best Drama Series.
Gutiérrez Torres has also directed several other television series, such as “La Embajada” (The Embassy) and “La Caza” (The Hunt). She has also directed two feature-length films, “Ventajas de Viajar en Tren” (The Benefits of Travelling by Train) and “La Reina de España” (The Queen of Spain).
Gutiérrez Torres is a highly respected director and her work has been recognized and awarded both in Spain and abroad. She is a masterful storyteller whose films and television series explore themes of identity, gender, and social injustice. Her work is acclaimed for its powerful storytelling and strong female characters.
Irene Gutiérrez Torres is one of the most acclaimed directors working in Spain today. Her films and television series are thought-provoking and have earned her numerous awards and accolades.