Juan Antin was born in 1969 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied traditional animation and then continued his studies on 3D animation in Montreal, Canada.
Since 1998, he is in charge of the animation department at Universidad del Cine (Buenos Aires). He directed more than 70 animated films (shorts, TV series and video clips, using different techniques such as stop-motion, 2D, 3D and experimental animation.
His first feature film Mercano, The Martian (2002), was awarded in many festivals like Annecy, acclaimed by the international press and distributed in 20 countries across the world.