Raúl Santos

Raúl Santos is an award-winning producer, screenwriter and film director. After graduating from the School of Visual Arts in NYC, his feature ‘The Rock’ (2011) was awarded Best European Documentary at SEFF’11, as well as other recognitions in festivals in Spain, Russia, France, Latin America, and a special screening at the UN in New York.

His work also includes ‘The Longest Road’ (producer, 2012, Amazon Prime Video) about Latino rock star Enrique Bunbury; ‘Camaron: Flamenco and Revolution’ (writer, 2018, Netflix, finalist at the Spanish Academy Awards) about the legendary flamenco artist; and ‘Siempre, Luis’ (writer, 2020, Sundance Film Festival, HBO Documentary Films) about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s father and his activism in Latino politics. Among his recent projects are two TV series for National Geographic, several feature-film screenplays, and a film adaptation of a Philip Glass opera.

Raúl Santos is an active member of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain. He was mentioned in the NY Times as “one of Spain’s rising directors”.

The Fall of the House of Usher
National Geographic's The Big Freeze
The Rock