Juanma Bajo Ulloa
Juan Manuel Bajo Ulloa (born January 1, 1967) is a Spanish film director.
Juanma Bajo Ulloa was born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Autonomous Community, Spain in 1967. He mortgaged his house to finance his first film in 35mm, Alas de Mariposa. With the money earned with that movie he produced his second one, La Madre Muerta, which is a good example of his baroque style, combining a perfect technique with the atmosphere of an almost sinister fairy tale. His third movie, Airbag (1997), is a violent road movie.
- Goya for best short for El Reino de Victor.
- Concha de Oro for best movie in the Donostia-San Sebastian International Film Festival, for Alas de Mariposa (1991)
- Goya for best novel director, best original plot, and best main actress (Sílvia Munt).
- Award Opera Prima and Audience in the Seattle International Film Festival
- New York Film Critics Association Award to best Opera Prima.
- Best director, Montreal International Film Festival, for La Madre Muerta
- Best movie, Stockholm Film Festival for La Madre Muerta
- Best movie, Fantasporto (Portugal) for La Madre Muerta