Roberto Santiago was conceived in Madrid in 1968 and later studied Image & Sound at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid Faculty of Communication Sciences and also contemplated literary creation at the School of Letters of Madrid. He has been a screenwriter for TV, editorial manager for publicizing organizations in Madrid, maker of video clasps and has also published different novels. Among others in the collection is the Los Futbolísimos, a publishing marvel that has turned out to be one of the youngsters ‘s books recently selling and has been converted into a few dialects. His initial novel, The Thief of falsehoods, was put in the shortlist for the prize steamboat. Santiago also scooped the Edebé Children’s Literature Award with Jon & fear machine. He has of late begun the adventure Outsiders time.
Roberto Santiago has composed and coordinated, among different movies The Longest Penalty Shot in the World (designated for the Goya for Best Screenplay), The Suicide Club (in view of the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson), and the End of the Road (shot altogether in the method for St. James). Another is the International Coproduction Ivan’s dream (supported by UNICEF for its qualities for youngsters), or the Independent Horror Comedy Harvest (granted award for best film during the Festival of Terror Oregon) while his short Roulette took an interest in the Official Selection of the Cannes Film Festival. Besides, Santiago has worked as a scriptwriter or director in different TV series.
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In theater he has composed Eight Basque surnames & The Other Side of the Bed. Similarly as the first messages Share 38 (Enrique Llovet Prize), the joy of women, Topos, Naked (second prize Sgae Award), Be Adolescent 2055 and The Moon Lady Chatterley. Santiago is a Screenwriter of different humor programs in Televisión Española. On the other hand, he has been an executive of video clips & marketing and in 1999 he coordinated the short film Ruleta, which takes an interest in the Official Section of the Cannes Film Festival. In 2000, Santiago composed and coordinated his first play, Share 38, Enrique Llovet Award for Best Theatrical Text of 1999. While in 2001 he made his large screen debut with the bearing of the element Happy Men. His gathering of football & intrigue novels, have turned into a publishing wonder, one of the accumulations of best – selling kid’s literature in Spain lately which has been converted into several languages.