Günter Schwaiger is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, and producer, whose short films and documentaries have shown at national and international film festivals. He has also directed theater and opera. Originally from Salzburg, Austria, Günter Schwaiger lives and works in Madrid, Spain. His films include Santa Cruz, por ejemplo (2005), El Paraíso de Hafner (2007), Arena (2009), La Maleta de Marta (2013) and Desde que el mundo es mundo (2015). His first feature film The Diver Inside premiered in 2019, and he is currently working on a new documentary on Adolf Hitler’s birthplace, La Cebolla de Braunau. He is a member of the European Film Academy and the Film Academies of Austria and Spain.