Federico Borgia and Guillermo Madeiro (Montevideo, 1982 and 1984) have a degree in Social Communication and teach production and staging respectively.
Borgia and Madeiro work together as a cinema direction pair since the year 2005.
Their first movie Clever (2015) premiered worldwide in the International Cinema Festival of Busan and went to 30 international festivals, among them: Warsaw, Stockholm, Chicago International and La Habana. The movie won 14 international awards between Argentina, Cuba, Brazil, Switzerland and Spain. In Uruguay, the Cinema Critics Association awarded it as Best National Movie in 2016, as well as being chosen to represent the country in the Goya and Ariel Awards in 2017.
Their second film, El campeón del mundo, is a documentary and is in the postproduction stage; it received the production fund from ICAU 2017, the postproduction Montevideo Socio Audiovisual award 2018 and three awards in the Montevideo Doc 2017: IDFA, DOCSMX and Señal Colombia.