Nicolás Giacobone was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1975. He shared an Academy Award and Golden Globe for co-writing Birdman, which also won the Academy Award for Best Picture. He co-wrote the screenplays for Biutiful, which was nominated for Best Original Screenplay by the Cinema Writers Circle Awards in Spain, the Goya Awards and the Satellite Awards; The Last Elvis, which was awarded the Silver Condor for Best Original Screenplay by the Argentine Film Critics Association; and John And The Hole, which is currently in post-production. He has written a book of short stories (Algún Cristo), and his debut novel is The Crossed-Out Notebook. His second novel will come out in Spain and Latin America in the beginning of 2021.