Jordi Cadena i Casanovas (Barcelona, March 11, 1947)
Director, screenwriter and producer of Catalan cinema. He was one of the fifteen founders of the Association of Filmmakers in Catalonia. He has collaborated in Fotogramas, Dirigido por…, Flash Foto, Ajoblanco, among other publications.
He is one of the most important contemporary Catalan filmmakers; since 1967 has an experience with essential titles such as És quan dormo que hi veig clar or La señora, portraits of extraordinary painters like Guinovart, Tharrats or Vilacasas, documentaries like Noches de Jazz or the historical one that he shot with Albert Abril on the Diada de Catalunya – 1977. He has been professor of script and direction in the University Pompeu Fabra and the Sant Ignasi Polytechnical Institute.