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Gerardo Herrero (Asturias. Spain, 1979), Director, scriptwriter and producer known professionally as Yayo Herrero. He studied law at the University of Oviedo and filmmaking at the Madrid Film School (ECAM). His multi-awarded shorts have been recognized in prestigious film festivals as La Semaine de la Critique of Festival de Cannes , Tribeca Film Festival and the Sitges - Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya, receiving more than 100 prizes all around the world. Including a nomination in Los Premios Goya 2015 from The Spanish Academy of the Arts and the Cinematographic Sciences.

His film debut is MAUS produced by Apaches Entertainment, Dynamite Films and Cine365Film with the support of The Cannes Critic’s Week program “Next Step”. The premiere will be in the official competition of the 50ª SITGES - Catalonian International Film Festival (October 2017) and the Austin Fantastic Fest – USA (September 2017).


Writer | Director | Producer

Maus (Feature) 2017
Safari (Short) 2014
The Acrobat (Short) 2013
Picnic (Short) 2010