Javi Julio (Donostia, 1978) is a photographer and filmmaker based in Donostia - San Sebastian, in the Basque Country, Spain. He works on assignments for news agencies and television, covering Breaking News and long term assignments, publishing his work in media such as Euronews, The Guardian, El País or Point 5.1 among others.

Co-founder of Nervio, an independent production company, he has also made short documentary films that have won awards and recognition at international festivals.

In December 2021 he released in theaters "Aita Mari", his first long documentary film, which is a follow-up of more than two years where he tells the story of the transformation of an old basque tuna boat that was going to be scrapped into a rescue boat for migrants in the central Mediterranean.

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