Santiago was born in Madrid in 1977, his passion for cinema has begun in his earlier years. He moved to Barcelona and studied at the Centre d’Estudis Cinematogràfics de Catalunya. He has shot three feature films, the firts one (“El truco”) was awarded with three Goya Prices. His latest film “Scorpion in love” features Javier Bardem. Santiago has won a Silver Lion with his “Lottery” campaign. For Think Cattleya he worked with internationally renowned brand such as McDonald’s and Infinity. Santiago’s films has always been linked to social issues; he uses cinema as an attempt to brak the walls of both collective and individual consciousness telling and shaping stories from real life..