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Gustavo Fuertes
Born Gustavo Adolfo Fuertes Talavera
November 14, 1959 (1959-11-14) (age 50)
Madrid, Spain

Gustavo Adolfo Fuertes Talavera is an screen-writer and director of Spanish cinema born November 14, 1959 on Madrid Spain. Among his main works it highlights the short film El Juicio Final (US Title: The Final Judgement 1991 winner of a Silver Plaque in Chicago International Film Festival.


In 1982, Fuertes concluded his studies in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, being licensed in Audiovisual Communication. At the time that he obtained the diploma in the Center of Studies of the Image. In 1984 he got a diploma of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for their short of animation presented in the Olympic Games of Los Angeles, The Spirit of Olympus(1984).

In 1991, he founded his own production company Legendland Films at the time that the branch, High Contrast, a special, holding company of effects and animation, dedicated mainly to short films. In that same year it gets a Silver Plaque in The International Chicago Film Festival for their shortfilm “The Final Judgement 1991.”

In 1996, he collaborated directly with Juan Carlos Fresnadillo for the realization of his multi winning short, Esposados (US Title: "Linked"), nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences(AMPAS).

In 2000, he collaborated with Juan Carlos Fresnadillo again, to supervise the script of the film Intacto.

Gustavo Fuertes works as TV director for CEMAV at National University of Distance Education (UNED). He has been Script and Audiovisual Narrative teacher in the European University of Madrid, as well as in the CEV and in the Factory of the Script. He also imparted courses of Screenwriter, Movie Direction, Cinematographer, Camera…. He has worked along 30 years in all type of works for the cinema.


  • Blood Brothers (2010) [Cinematographer]
  • My Fiancés (2008) [Director] Viral Commercial for Edreams
  • The Sergio's Journey (2008) [Cinematographer uncredited][Make up Artist][Actor]
  • Sand Walls (2008) [Cinematographer]
  • Lenny the Wonder Dog (2004) [Digital Artist]
  • Intacto (2001) [Writer uncredited] [Thanks]
  • I Couldn't Care Less (2000) [Writer]
  • The Open Suitcase (1999) [Title Designer] (as High Contrast)
  • The Island of the hell (1998) [Head Titles And Credits]
  • Amid any Part (1997) [Title Designer] (as High Contrast)
  • The Flavor of the can food (1997) [Animation]
  • Trailer (1997) [Title Designer] (as High Contrast)
  • Linked (Spanish Title Esposados) (1996) [Title Designer] [Special Effects: artificial head]
  • Chewing gums (1996) [Visual Effects]
  • Sunflower pipes (1994) [Title Designer]
  • The Controls Aren't Responding (1993) [Animation Effects]
  • The Final Judgement 1991 (Spanish Title El Juicio Final) [Writer] [Animatronics] [Editor][Producer] [Director]
  • For the old times (1990) [Cinematographer: / second unit]
  • Periodic pure (1984) [Cinematographer]
  • The Spirit of Olympus (1984) [Cinematographer] [Writer] [Animation Camera Operator][Managing Of Photography: animation] [Editor] (animation) [Producer]
  • Power Game (1983) [Sound Assistant]
  • The Doll (1983) [Cinematographer]
  • Those Winners of the tomorrow (1981) [Sound Assistant]
  • Nostalgia of silent comedy (1981) [Assistant Camera]
  • Behind every day (1980) [Sound Assistant]
  • Everebody Calls Me The Cat (1980) [Actor.... Policeman] (uncredited) [Assistant Director] [Stunt Driver] (uncredited)
  • Sound stimuli (1979) [Cinematographer]
  • Blindfolded eyes (1978) [Actor.... Extra] (uncredited)

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