Pedro Hernández Santos, founder and producer at Aquí y Allí Films, an independent production company founded in 2010, begins his cinematographic career betting on auteur cinema with international potential, paying special attention to new talents.
With his first production, “Here And There” (2011), he won, together with Antonio Méndez Esparza, the Grand Prix de la Semaine de la Critic at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. In 2014 he won the Golden and Silver Shell at San Sebastian Film Festival for “Magical Girl” and in 2016 he was appointed as the Spanish representative in Producers on the Move (European Film Promotion).
“Life & Nothing More” (2017) was awarded with the John Cassavetes Award at the Film Independent Spirit Awards and was the first spanish producer who won this award.
Recently, he has produced two debuts: ”Boi” (2019) by Jorge M. Fontana, which was acquired by Netflix worldwide and “The Queen of the Lizards” (2020) from the promising filmmakers Burnin’ Percebes. His first documentary film, “Courtroom 3H” (2020), competed in San Sebastián International Film Festival.
This 2021, he prepares “Mantícora” (Carlos Vermut), “Madrid is it” (Antonio Méndez Esparza) and will premiere “Counting Sheep”, José Corral Llorente’s debut film, starring Eneko Sagardoy, Natalia de Molina and Juan Grandinetti.
He is currently developing Pau Teixidor, Sonia Méndez, Jorge M. Fontana and Burnin ’Percebes next projects.