Gabriel Ripstein (Mexico City, 1972) comes from a family of filmmakers and his background includes both the creative and the business side of film. He has worked as a screenwriter and producer on several projects in the USA and Mexico. He has held a number of top positions at Sony Pictures and Altavista Films. He makes his cinematic directorial debut with 600 millas (600 Miles), which he also co-wrote and produced.
Source: San Sebástian Festival 2015