Fernando TruebaFernando Rodríguez Trueba (born 18 January 1955), known as Fernando Trueba, is a Spanish book editor, screenwriter, film director and producer.
Between 1974 and 1979, he worked as a film critic for Spain's leading daily newspaper ''El País''. In 1980, he founded the monthly film magazine ''Casablanca'', which he edited and directed during its first two years. He is the author of ''Diccionario'' (Planeta 1997, Plot 2004, Galaxia Guttenberg 2006) and the editor of ''Diccionario del Jazz Latino'' (SGAE, 1998).
Among other awards, he has won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film with ''Belle Époque'' in 1994, the Goya Award as Best Director three times and a Silver Bear for ''Year of Enlightment'' at the 37th Berlin International Film Festival. ''Miracle of Candeal'' won the Goya for Best Documentary, and ''Chico and Rita'' won the Goya for Best Feature Animation. In 1999, ''The Girl of Your Dreams'' was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival. In 2011 he won the Award of the Hungarian National Student Jury for ''Chico and Rita'' at the 7th Festival of European Animated Feature Films and TV Specials.
As a music producer he has won two Grammy Awards and four Latin Grammy Awards.
He is the elder brother of David Trueba. He is married to producer , and he is the father of director Jonás Trueba. Provided by Wikipedia