Was a comic scriptwriter for magazines like "Tótem", "El víbora" and "Makoki" between 1986 and 1994.
In 1990, he directed the short Lo que vio el jardinero, followed by El Chihuahua (1991), and in 1995 made the leap to features with Atolladero. His next feature (co-screenwriter with Jorge Guerricaechevarría) was Platillos volantes .
In 2006, he wrote and directed La máquina de bailar and the TV-movie Rumores. He has published several books of short stories and the novels "Los comedores de tizas" and "Making of". (San Sebastian film festival)