Jorge Muñiz was born in Cusco, Peru. He studied Communication Science. He worked as a producer and radio anchor for eleven years. Jorge attended the Armando Robles Godoy Film School, and the EICTV Film School in Cuba, where he was taught screenwriting by writer Gabriel García Márquez. During the 80s, he worked with filmmakers Francisco Lombardi and Alberto Durán on several Peruvian productions. He lives in Canada, where he works as a sound technician for film and television. He is currently working on his first film as a director, scheduled to be shot in Cusco and Toronto in 2020.