Born in Quito, Ecuador, in 1975. In 1998 he got a scholarship to study a Master in Screenwriting at the University of Bergen, Norway, and afterwards he went to Florida to get an MFA in Film Production at Florida State University. He worked as an editor for several years in New York while he developed the script for FERIADO. In 2012 he won the Tribeca Film Institute’s Heineken Voces award and the same year he returned to Ecuador to start making FERIADO, his debut feature. FERIADO had its world premiere in 2014 in Berlinale.