Tinet Rubira Castella is the General Manager of Gestmusic Endemol and creator of Your Face Sounds Familiar, a format sold to over 20 countries, including the US, the UK and China. He received his BA in Journalism from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has been working in TV since 1989, and has held several positions, including those of writer, producer, host, creative and executive producer, and he has worked on more than 50 different programmes.
In 2001, he received the award for Best Producer from the Spanish Academy of Television in recognition of his work in producing the hit talent show Operación Triunfo. In 2011 he received the Talent Award from the same Academy, a distinction awarded to TV professionals with the most successful careers in Spain.
Gestmusic Endemol, part of the Endemol Spain Group, is one of the leading television production companies in Spain. The company is established in Barcelona since 1987 and this year celebrates its 25th anniversary. Gestmusic is specialising in big entertainment productions. Its programmes and game shows have always occupied the best time slots on Spain’s public and private channels, also having crossed frontiers and succeeded in many European and Latin-American countries by exporting self developped formats such as Operation Triumph, Martian Chronicles, Those Crazy Little ones and lately Your Face Sounds Familiar.