Luis López Carrasco was born in Spain in 1981. In 2008 he co-founded Los Hijos, an experimental cinema and documentary collective, with Javier Fernández Vázquez and Natalia Marín Sancho. They directed several shorts such as El sol en el sol del membrillo (2008). Their first feature film, Los materiales, was awarded the Jean Vigo Prize for Best Direction at the Punto de Vista International Film Festival in 2010. El futuro is Luis López Carrasco’s first solo feature film.