Belén Gayán

She studied Audiovisual Communication in Barcelona and obtained a Master’s Degree in Communication at the Chicago Art Institute. Starting from the bottom, Belén has acquired a wide experience in all the aspects of production: first she worked as Production Assistant and Agency Producer at the main Spanish agency *S,C,P,F… before becoming an Assistant Director. Afterwards, in the year 2000, she began her career as Director at the Barcelona based production company Pirámide, where she directed spots for brands such as Audi, Aquarius, Renault, Coca-Cola and Telefónica.

In 2006 she founded her own production company: Agosto, a company that nowadays is the most awarded company in the Spanish market and has become a respected partner to agencies because of the detailed, carefully crafted approach to every project and the top-notch quality of the resulting films. Belen’s work is composed by lively stories, where her skill for extracting the most engaging and expressive performances from the actors provides an additional dimension of humanity and warmness to the narrative. Some of her films also stand out because of the witty and humorous overtones, especially thru the clever use of choreography and pace. Besides filming spots for big brands such as Vodafone, Coca-cola, Carrefour, Barclays, Gas Natural, Euromillones, Aquarius, Tropicana… some of them awarded and shortlisted in international festivals like Cannes, San Sebastian and Fiap among others, Belén Gayán has directed a long list of spots for automaker brands such as Audi, Renault, Seat and Skoda.