Borja Cobeaga was born in San Sebastián in 1977. He graduated from the University of the Basque Country with a degree in visual arts. He has directed several programs on Spanish TV, such as VAYA SEMANITA, TERRITORIO CHAMPIÑON, BLIND FAITH and three seasons of BIG BROTHER. He has written comic sketches for several programs on Spanish TV. Writing credits include VAYA SEMANITA, SPLUNGE, AGITACIÓN+IVA, MADE IN CHINA and TERRITORIO CHAMPIÑÓN.
He has written and directed several short films: ONE TOO MANY (nominated to the Academy Awards 2007 for Best Live Action Short Film and winner of 70 awards), THE FIRST TIME (nominated to the Spanish Academy Awards 2002 and winner of over 30 awards.), LIMONCELLO (a three chapter western) and NIAGARA. He also shoots commercials while he writes his first feature.