Armando del Río was born in Zaragoza (Spain) in 1970. When he was eighteen arrived to Madrid to study interpretation and Cinema. He studied in Cristina Rota´s school of Drama during five years, performing in a lot of plays, like “Testamento” in the C.D.N. (National Center of Drama). He was part in more than fiftheen films, the most importants are “Jamón, jamón”, “Historias del kronen”, “Kilómetro 0”, “Amor de Hombre”, “Sin Fin” or “Intrusos (en Manasés)”. His last work in Cine have been “Pancho”, produced by Four Luck Bananas and Atresmedia, and the independent film “Días de Lluvia”. In Televisión he worked as a permanent character in seven national series, like “Hospital Central”. In the last years, he was playing one of the leading role in the serie for the Spanish TV, Tele5, “Sin tetas no hay paraíso”. Since 2010 to 2013 was working in “Gran Reserva”, TVE, one of the most succesfull shows on Spanish Tv. His last work have been “Bajo sospecha”, produced by Bambú Producciones for Antena3 TV.
Now his starting the new seasson of "Amar es para siempre" the daily tv show from Spanish A3 TV.
He wrote a play called “The emperor and the slave” , based in the character of Calígula. He performed the character of Calígula. In 2011 and 2012 was acting in Madame Bovary, as Rodolph. he was actingg in the play “The Wednesday doesn´t exist” a romantic comedy in the oldest theater in Madrid, Teatro Lara, and the last year he was working in the Theater play "La novia de papá" at Theater Infanta Isabel in Madrid.
He is developing a tv serie called CÁMARA CAR, and writing two feature films... KARMA and the comedy THE LEGEND OF THE SLOW MAN.
He wrote, directed and produced the shortfilm “The legend of the slow man” winning twenty awards around the world.
The legend of the Slowman Comedy ⋄ Fantasy ⋄ Sci-fi Juanjo Salgado has a problem. He does everything in slow motion. His mom had 18 months of pregnant. 3 days giving birth, and when finally she could hear him, the sound of his cry was like a bombing siren. Juanjo studied in school for 32 years, he always was late. When he was 30, he appear 15, so he was virgin already. He has a very hard life, but, at last, he found what he make use of his slowness...
"The legend of the slowman" Shortfilm
Festival Internacional de Benicassim. (Premio del público).
Festival de cine de Málaga. (Premio del público).
Brussels International Festival of Fantastatic, Thriller and Science-fiction. (Primer premio del jurado y premio del público)
Lago Film Festival. (Premio al mejor cortometraje).
Futura Film Festival 2008- Granada. (Premio del público).
41st Annual WorldFest-Houston. (Platinum Remi Award).
-Festival Internacional de cortometrajes de Puerto Rico. THE FILM FOUNDATION (Premio del Público).
JAJA Festival de Zaragoza. (Premio del público).
Festival ABYCINE de Albacete. (Premio del público).
Baitu en corto. (Primer premio y Premio del público).
VIII Festival de cortos Ciudad de Calahorra. (Premio del público
Festival de Curtmetratges Fescurt. (2º premio).
25ª Mostra del Cinema Europeo.-Europa Cinema- Viareggio. (Mención especial del jurado).
Festival de Vitoria (NEFF). (Premio al mejor cortometraje europeo.)
Festival Internacional de Calasparra. (Mención especial del jurado