Participant profile: Juanjo Moscardó Rius

It’s a swift voyage to Spain, for an introduction to Juanjo Moscardó Rius.

Juanjo Moscardo Rius

Juanjo Moscardo Rius

Juanjo graduated as a Technical Engineer of Telecommunications, but decided to redirect his career toward the audiovisual in 2003. He has a Masters in Film Script and a Masters in Television Script, both taken at the Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo (UIMP) and the Foundation for Research on Audiovisual (FIA), Valencia.

In 2005 he began to work as a screenwriter on the soap opera Family Business for the Television of Valencia (TVV). Since then, he has alternated between writing for various television series (Another Opportunity and Souvenirs for TVV) and for film.

In 2008 his script for In the Same Train was a finalist for the Julio Alejandro Screenplay Award – which is given by the Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE). The screenplay also won a grant from the Valencian Government. This project is currently in pre-production.

This year he wrote, directed and produced his first short film called ‘Chocapaquete’ (‘Shackingcocks’).

Since 2008, he has taught in the Master of Film Script offered by UIMP and FIA. He is also the Director of Development of the production company Fiesta the Movies, and is writing a mini-series for TVE (Spanish Public Television).

He is Vice-President of Escriptors de l’Audiovisual Valencià (Valencian Scriptwriters Guild), a member of the board of Forum de Asociaciones de Guionistas del Audiovisual (FAGA) and representative of FAGA in Europe.

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