Leonardo Aranguibel

Director, Executive Producer and Scriptwriter. Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications at Universidad Central de Venezuela -UCV- with studies in Cinema-TV Directing and Script-writing at London International Film School, England; and in the Political Science Master Degree program at Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela. Currently VP of Production, Head of Production Operations & Strategy, The Walt Disney Company LatAm.

Executive Producer in laureate TV series such as El Encargado, Santa Evita, Monzón, Entrelazados, Hasta Que te Conocí, El Secreto de Selena, Amas de Casa Desesperadas, El Don de Alba, A Corazón Abierto, The Amazing Race, and many others. Previously was TV Director for NBC Universal-Telemundo US, based in Miami, and VP of Original Productions for HBO and Cinemax Latin America and Brazil.

His short film The Insomnia Plague, 2020, received 15 awards and 25 Official Selections in the international film festivals circuit. Former professor at the Fine Arts School in Universidad Central de Venezuela, UCV. Has received several awards and recognitions during his career, including two International Emmy Awards nominations; Silver, Gold and Bronze World Medals recipient in several editions of The New York Festivals TV & Film/Video Awards, among others. Has been Jury member in several editions of the International Emmy Awards and the International Kids Emmy Awards. Member of the Nominating Committee of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences since 2018.