Julio Talavera Milla
Function: Film Industry Analyst
Julio Talavera Milla joined the Department for Market Information of the Observatory as Film Industry Analyst in 2013. Following a degree in Information Sciences from Universidad Complutense, Madrid and a specialization course on European Union studies from the Spanish National School of Diplomacy, he worked in film production in Germany.
After a short experience at the MEDIA Programme of the European Commission in Brussels and the German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle in Berlin, he worked as a journalist and correspondent for the on-line magazine Cineuropa. In 2008 he attended L´Atelier, a postgraduate programme on European film production and distribution at the Filmakademie Baden-Württenberg, La Fémis and the UK National Film and Television School. Between 2010 and 2012 he served as cultural attaché at the Embassy of Spain to New Zealand. Prior to joining the Observatory he was Project Coordinator for Spain and the Benelux at Europa Cinemas in Paris. Julio has produced several short films.