Alejandro Áboli (Madrid, 1980) is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer. He grew up surrounded by art and culture, as his family was an active member of the art community in Madrid. His uncle, Juan Áboli, is a famous Spanish illustrator and painter and was a close friend of Andy Warhol. Furthermore, Juan’s father-in-law, Francisco Prósper, was one of the most relevant international film set designers with more than 400 movies under his belt, including “Lawrence of Arabia”, “Doctor Zhivago” and “The Fall of the Roman Empire”.
Influenced by his artistic roots, Alejandro Áboli developed an early passion for film and photography, combining his natural talent with an extensive education in the subject. He attended the Universidad Complutense de Madrid where he received his BA in Visual Arts. He complemented his studies with Techniques for Multimedia Applications and an MA of Humanities, both at the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria