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  • company

    Señor Z

  • position

    Scriptwriter, Director & Co-Founder

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about the jury

Bacha Caravedo is a film and commercial director and scriptwriter with more than 20 years experience. In 2010 he founded, along with his directing partner Chinon Higashionna, the production company Señor Z, nowadays one of the most important production houses of Peru. With Chinon he has directed Caso DNI Feliz for Coca Cola, receiving a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions 2014 in the Media category along with 3 Gold awards in other categories. As a directing team, they have also won commercial awards in different festivals from around the world like El SolFiapEl Ojo de IberoaméricaLondonPremio Ideas, among many others.

In 2022, they won a Bronze Lion for Best Direction in Film Craft for Real Plaza’s Christmas Clowns commercial. The piece was also awarded a Silver for Best Direction at Fiap 2022 in Miami, Bronze for Best Direction at El Ojo de Iberoamérica 2022 in Buenos Aires, and won 9 trophies at Premio Ideas 2022 in Lima including two Golds for Best Production and Best Direction, along with the Grand Prix of the festival.

Bacha has written and co-directed two feature films. The first one, Perro Guardian, premiered in 2014 and won two awards at Festival Internacional de Málaga, for Best Director and Best Actor, along with three awards at Premio Luces for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. His next film, El Sistema Solar, premiered in 2017 and won a Best Actress award at Premio Luces.

He has published the children’s book La Mejor Hermana de Todos los Tiempos.