José Miguel Núñez

Jose Miguel Núñez received his Bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Communications, a Master in Screenwriting organized by Fundación para la Investigación Audiovisual at Universidad Menendez Pelayo in Valencia, Spain, and a diploma in Film Directing at Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos (CUEC). He’s also participated in screenwriting workshops given by Robert McKee and Luis Zelkowicz. He’s written various shorts like “Esperanza muere al último”, which received an honorable mention at the Guanajuato Short Film Festival; “Caso terminal”, which was screened in theaters nationwide; and “Malcriado”, winner of the Best Short screenplay at the Feratum Horror Film Festival.

Since 2004, Jose Miguel has worked steadily as a screenwriter, having written in almost every genre, from comedy to horror, documentaries to telenovelas. Some of the projects he’s worked on include: Descontrol – the first animated series made 100% in Mexico, and where he was the head writer- Difícil de Creer, Lo que la gente cuenta, Demente, Al caer la noche, Pinche Pancho y Las Malcriadas, all of which were broadcast by TV Azteca. In 2016, José Miguel was part of the team that developed and wrote El Vato, which aired on NBC Universal as their first scripted series. El Vato was awarded the International Emmy for Best Non-English U.S. Primetime Program in 2018. Since then, he has worked on the teleseries Señora Acero 4 and Señora Acero 5 for Telemundo, as well as La Reina del Sur season 2, currently on Netflix and one of the highest rated US tv shows of 2019.

José Miguel is currently a Senior Writer for the remake of Rebelde for Netflix and is a script analyst and in house writer at Sony Pictures Television.

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