Ernesto Villalobos was born in Costa Rica. He studied Sociology and cinema at the Centre d'Estudis Cinematografics of Catalunya, Spain. His filmography includes the shorts 100 al Este (2010), El Papá de Ernesto (2010); and Jason (2011), which screened at Cannes. His feature debut All About The Feathers (2013) premiered at TIFF, and screened in over 30 festivals, including IFF Panama. Helmet Heads (2018) is his latest film.