Cristobal Arteaga Rozas worked for several years as an advertising copywriter in different Chilean and Spanish companies. Seven years ago, he studied screenwriting at the Universidad Católica de Chile (Catholic University of Chile). Since then, he has written several feature films. In 2008 and 2009, he obtained the Chilean script development fund with the feature films: MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES PARA OLVIDAR (INSTRUCTION MANUAL TO FORGET) and TE INVITO A MI FUNERAL (I INVITE YOU TO MY FUNERAL), both of them co-written with Álvaro Becker and advised by Julio Rojas and Coral Cruz. In 2010, he wrote the feature films: DIEZ ANOS Y UN DIA (TEN YEARS AND ONE DAY) and CONSTRUCCION DE UN SONIDO (CONSTRUCTION OF A SOUND). In 2011 he moved to Madrid, where he studied film direction and screenwriting at the Instituto del Cine de Madrid (Cinema Institute of Madrid). There, he made several shorts and wrote and filmed FARO SIN ISLA (LIGHTHOUSE WITHOUT ISLAND), his first feature film, 100% independent, which traveled around different festivals worldwide. EL TRISTE OLOR DE LA CARNE (THE SAD SMELL OF FLESH) was his second feature film. In 2015 he wrote, directed and produced his third film AVE Y NADA. THE OBJECT'S STATEMENTS is his fourth full-length film, of which he is the screenwriter, director and executive producer.