Javier Hernández Ruiz

CAM Cinema School

jjavier.hernandez@uem.es
Doctor of History of Art by the University of Valladolid (Spain); he’s Tenure Professor at the European University of Madrid from 1996. He had been responsible of Film Studies, Audiovisual Media and History of Art’s subjects at the Faculty of Communication and Superior School of Art and Architecture of U.E.M. He was the director, from 2003 to 2006, of the Master in Production Design of Cinema and Media. At the Madrid Cinema School (E.C.A.M.) he’s professor of the Art Direction specialty from 2003. He had been visitant professor, at U.N.C. (Wilmington., U.S.A.), Roehampton University (London), University of Leeds o Univesidade de Faro (Portugal). There’re several preferences at his researchs and books: History of Spanish Cinema, the relationships Literature-cinema, the intertextualty between Cinema, architecture and Fine Artsy and the Avant-garde Cinema: Escenarios de la fantasía: el legado de la arquitectura y las artes plásticas en el cine. (1990), Gonzalo Suárez: un combate ganado con la ficción (1991), Voces en la niebla: el cine durante la Transición española, 1973-1982 (2004), Stephen Frears: el cronista camaleónico (2008), it will be published in English soon, or monographic studies about avant-garde film directors as Antonio Artero & Antonio Maenza, etc. He was also collaborator in important collective compile books, as The Dictionary of Spanish Cinema (1998), The Dictionary of Spanish Cinema (publishing) or The Antology of the Spanish Cinema (1998). He’s a Film critic writer (at Dirigido por...), he participated in Cinema cultural affairs (Curator of Shortfilms Competition in Cajamadrid, member of the Evaluation Commission of Audiovisuals Projects of the “Institut Valencià de Cinematografia Ricardo Muñoz Suay”. He has wroten some documentary scripts and filmed as director the scope 35 mm. short film Quercus (2005). As producer of Ulysses Film it was released the 35 mm. film Las dos vidas de Andrés Rabadán (2008).

Publications

  • Universidad de Granada
  • Ministerio de economía y competitividad