Elio Quiroga

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He studied computer engineering at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In 1996 his film “Photos” obtains the prize for the best script and the special prize of the jury in Festival of Cinema of Sitges.

Ten years later he directs his next feature, La hora fría, and in 2009 his third feature film, No-Do, is released. In 2014, he directs his fourth feature, the documentary The Mystery of the King of Kinema, about the French film pioneer Max Linder, who receives the Special Mention of the Jury at the International Film Festival of Gijón.



He has published several books, such as Mar de Men, Ática, El Ángel del Yermo, or La Materia de los Sueños, which was awarded the Accésit Prize for the Everis Prize of Essay 2003. In 2012, he publishes his first novel, El Despertar, edited by Timun Mas, followed by the Codices of the Apocalypse (Tyrannosaurus Books) and Idyll (Dolmen Editorial). In 2014, he created the Science Gossip series, together with Luis Sánchez-Gijón. The series is the first Canarian production nominated to the Rockies Awards of BANFF World Media Festival. In 2015, he receives the Minotaur Prize for Novel by Those Who Dream.