Wrote and directed "Ma Ma," which was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival
Wrote and directed "Earth," which was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival
Directed "The Red Squirrel," which was lauded by the legendary director Stanley Kubrick
Directed his first feature film "Vacas"
Prior to becoming a full-time filmmaker, Medem wrote professional film reviews for various Spanish print publications.
Despite being obsessed by filmmaking as a teenager, Medem earned a degree in medicine from the University of Basque County in 1985, and initially planned on becoming a doctor. Shortly after graduating in 1985, however, he decided to turn his attention to filmmaking on a full-time basis.