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Yayo Herrero (Asturias. Spain, 1979). Director, scriptwriter and producer. He studied law at the University of Oviedo and filmmaking at the Madrid Film School (ECAM). His multi-awarded shorts have been recognized in prestigious film festivals as La Semaine de la Critique of Festival de Cannes, Tribeca Film Festival and the Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, receiving more than 100 prizes all around the world. Including a nomination in Los Premios Goya 2015 from The Spanish Academy of the Arts and the Cinematographic Sciences.

His film THE MAUS, produced by Apaches Films, Dynamite Films and with the support of The Cannes Critic’s Week program “Next Step”, was set to debut on Netflix worldwide during 2018. It was selected in the official competition of the 50ª SITGES - Catalonian International Film Festival and Austin Fantastic Fest – USA 2017, where it was awarded with a prize at “Next Wave” Features.


Writer | Director | Producer

The Maus (Feature) 2017
Safari (Short) 2014
The Acrobat (Short) 2013
Picnic (Short) 2010