Pablo Iraola began his career developing the Latin American media market with the Patagonik Film Group (2001). He is responsible for more than 25 titles including Last Train (which represented Uruguay at Academy Awards, 2002). He moved to Portugal in 2008 to create Ukbar Filmes, with his Portuguese associate. Since then, they have produced 30 feature films, most of them in co-production, which have been widely distributed internationally. Among others, they produced Ilusiones Opticas (2009) by Cristian Jiménez which received the Grand Prix at the Bratislava International Film Festival; America (2010) by João Nuno Pinto, premiered at the Festival Internacional do Rio; Bonsai, by Cristian Jimenez, in co-production with Chile, Argentina and Germany; Bridges of Sarajevo (2014), an omnibus film with 13 European directors including Jean-Luc Godard and Angela Schanelec, among others, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival; Licinio Azevedo’s The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016) premiered in Locarno’s Piazza Grande; Joaquim (2017) by Marcelo Gomes and The Surge (2017) by Daniela Thomas, both premiered at the Berlinale; and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) by Terry Gilliam, premiered as the closing film of the Cannes Festival. Ukbar Filmes has six projects in post-production: two Portuguese features, Golpe de Sol and Quero-te Tanto by Vicente Alves do Ó; two television series: Portugal Secreto, by Paula Gonzaléz and Solteira e Boa Rapariga by Vicente Alves do Ó; as well as two international feature films: 522 by Paco Baños, a co-production with Spain, and Clube dos Anjos by Angelo Defanti, a co-production with Brazil. In shooting are Daniel & Daniela, a documentary by Sofia Pinto Coelho and Intemperie by Benito Zambrano, a feature film in co-production with Spain.