Iván Mena-Tinoco is an artistic rebel who refuses to be confined by the traditional boundaries of storytelling. He's a multidisciplinary director and writer who constantly pushes the envelope with his revolutionary approach to every project. From creating and directing fearless commercials, mind-blowing short films, and electrifying music videos, to staging provocative live fashion shows and crafting unforgettable imagery for theater productions around the world, Iván´s artistic vision is always a cutting-edge perfect marriage of technology and art.

His early years learning piano and guitar at the Conservatory of Classical Music in Getxo, Spain, set the foundation for his fearless artistic journey. After studying Industrial Engineering, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and then ventured to London, where he became an expert in Visual Effects as a VFX Compositor at DNEG, a three-time Academy Award-winning company.
Iván's film, Through the Breaking Glass, brought him international recognition and numerous awards, including the "Honorable Mention of the Jury" at Palm Springs. This success catapulted him to New York, where he directed the game-changing commercial "Beer Country" for Budweiser's Super Bowl Campaign LII.

Iván is now diving headfirst into narrative filmmaking, working on the fantasy horror feature Birth with writer Thomas Vowles  and the sci-fi body-horror feature Essence. With his daring creative flair and unstoppable drive, Iván is sure to continue shaking up the film industry and pushing the limits of storytelling to the edge and beyond.