Silvia Jiménez

With a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the Complutense University of Madrid, she began her career as an assistant director in television and continued her training with a Master’s Degree in Film and Television Scriptwriting at the Carlos III University. His work in television brought him closer to the non-fiction genre and he attended a Documentary Filmmaking Workshop in Cuba at the International School of Film and Television of San Antonio de los Baños where he later also attended a Pitch and Storytelling Workshop thanks to the scholarship program of the Sgae Foundation.

Since 2012 he has lived in Mexico and worked as a screenwriter specializing in fiction projects based on historical events or real facts. An example of this is “Un extraño enemigo”, a political thriller that portrays the government’s massacre of students in Mexico in 1968. This was the first television series for Amazon Prime Mexico and the project saw the light on October 2, 2018 under the direction of Gabriel Ripstein.

Another project of this profile is “Historia de un crimen: La búsqueda” miniseries based on the “Caso Paulette”, a thriller that investigates the incompetencies made by the Mexican Prosecutor’s Office during the investigation of the disappearance of a girl and the political ties of her family. This project premiered on Netflix on June 12, 2020 and was directed by Santiago Limón, Katina Medina Mora and Catalina Aguilar Mastretta.

In film he has written three feature films, “Prometo no enamorarme” premiered at the 15th Morelia International Film Festival 2017. “108 Costuras” premiered at the 33rd Guadalajara International Film Festival 2018. And the last of them, “Los hermosos vencidos”, a Spanish-Mexican co-production directed by Guillermo Magariños that will premiere this summer 2021 at the Malaga Film Festival.

He is currently working on the development of the next documentary by Carmen Bellas (Spain, “Una vez fuimos salvajes”, “Memorias de ultramar”) and is preparing the shooting of his first fiction short film “Ciencias naturales” under the auspices of Focine, Mexican Film Development Program.

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