José Miguel Núñez

He graduated in Communications from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Communications, followed by a master’s degree in Screenwriting at Universidad Menendez Pelayo (Spain), and a diploma in Film Directing at Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC). He has attended workshops on Screenwriting by Robert McKee. He has written several shorts including “Esperanza muere al último”, which received an honorable mention at the Guanajuato Short Film Festival; “Caso terminal”, which was screened in Mexican theaters nationwide; and “Malcriado”, winner of the Best Short screenplay at the Feratum Horror Film Festival.

Since 2004, Jose Miguel has worked steadily as a screenwriter, having written in almost every genre, from comedy to horror, documentaries to telenovelas. Some of the projects he’s worked on include: “Descontrol” – the first animated series 100% made in Mexico, and where he was the head writer- “Difícil de creer”, “Lo que la gente cuenta” and “Las Malcriadas”, all of which were broadcast by TV Azteca.

In 2016, José Miguel was part of the team that developed and wrote “El Vato”, which aired on NBC Universal as their first scripted series. “El Vato” was awarded the International Emmy for Best Non-English U.S. Primetime Program in 2018.
Between 2017 and 2018, he was part of the writing room for the longform series: “Señora Acero” for Telemundo, as well as “La Reina del Sur” season 2, one of the highest rated US tv shows of 2019 and, also, winner of the International Emmy for Best Non-English U.S. Primetime Program in 2020.

In 2020, he was the Head Writer of “Codigo Implacable”, for Mediapro and Sony. He is a Producer and Head Writer of the remake of “Rebelde”, for Netflix (2022).

Currently, he is the Head Writer for another Netflix series, he’s developing and writing a series for HBO and co-created the series “Pinches momias” for the brand new streaming service by Univisión-Televisa.

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