About

Juan Reina is a director/scriptwriter who graduated from the University of Wales, Newport in 2005. Juan's work consists of films like "Diving into the Unknown", “6954 Kilometres to Home”, “Albino United” and “Iseta- Behind the Roadblock”, which have achieved awards and nominations in various different festivals around the world. 


Juan's filming projects have taken him across Africa, Middle East, China and Europe.


Awards, Nominations and Screenings

Risto Jarva award winner, Tampere Film Festival, 1st Price (mid-length) in FiLManthropy Festival, U.S.A, 1st Prize (mid-length) in Cairo, Media Award in Eurotek and 1st Prize in Images of Black Women Festival.


Official selections in in IDFA Amsterdam, Doc NYC, Edinburgh, HotDocs, Visions du Reel, Dok.Fest Munchen, Sheffield Film Festival, Oslo Film Festival,​ One World festival Prague, Dokfilm Norway, Movies That Matter, DocPoint, Love & Anarchy Film Festival and Aljazeera Film Festival among others.

TV channels: National Geographic, Channel 4, SVT, NRK, YLE, TVE, VRT, RUV and many other channels.


In branded content Juan has worked for clients like Virgin Mobile, OnePlus, Veikkaus, Kone, Nokia, Fazer, F-Secure, Metsä Tissue, EMC Mercedes-Benz, UNICEF, Uretek, Save the Children and Amnesty International among the others.