María Ripoll is currently the highest-grossing director in Spanish cinema, with an international career and 12 feature films to her credit. He studied at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. He is based in London, RAIN ON SHOES and wins Best Screenplay at the Montreal International Film Festival, Audience Award at the Sitges and Seattle Film Festivals. In addition, it was nominated for Best New Director at the Goya Awards. With TORTILLA SOUP, filmed in LA, obtains box office success in the USA and 9 ALMA Award nominations. He returns to Spain to direct UTOPIA and YOUR LIFE IN 65′. (LA Film festival, Stockholm). In 2012, he produced and directed CROMOSOMA CINCO for TVE. Between Bombay and Barcelona, he directed RASTROS DE SÁNDALO, which won Best Film at the Gaudí Awards and the Audience Award in Montreal. In 2015 and 2016, he released AHORA O NUNCA and NO CULPES AL KARMA DE LO QUE TE PASA POR GILIPOLLAS, big box office hits and both screened at the Miami Film Festival. In 2019, he directs LIVE TWICE, with great success on Netflix. He directs in Mexico GUERRA DE LIKES, for Sony and Amazon Prime. Also for Prime, he is shooting the series UN ASUNTO PRIVADO with Jean Reno and Aura Garrido, to be released in 2022. In the same year, he premiered NOSOTROS NO NOS NOS MATAREMOS CON PISTOLAS (WE WILL NOT KILL US WITH GUNS) at the Malaga Film Festival. In 2023, she jointly announced with Sony Pictures and The Studio the creation of The Love Collection, a new label to produce romantic comedies written and directed by women. Ripoll signs what will be the label’s first film, YO NO SOY ESA, starring Verónica Echegui. He is currently developing several series and feature films with his production company Cahuenga Filmmakers.