Jayro Bustamante studied Communication at the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala before starting his professional life in the world of advertising. He moved to Paris to study film directing at the CLCF (Free Conservatory of French Cinema) and later trained as a screenwriter in Rome, at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia. His short films have won awards at several festivals. The latest,Cuando sea grande (2011), bagged the Centre National du Cinéma Francais Quality Award at the Clermont-Ferrand Festival.
Source: San Sebástian Festival 2015