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EDUCATION

Sep 1998/ Jun 2004

Technical University of Madrid, Spain

Telecommunication Engineering: Image and Sound

 

Sep 2004/ Jun 2008

University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain

 

BA in Audiovisual Communication: Film Studies

 

Sep 2007/ Jun 2008

NIC Film Institute of Madrid, Spain

 

Diploma in documentary filmmaking

Sep 2008/ Jun 2010

Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK

 

MFA in Film Directing: Creative Documentary

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WORKSHOPS

2010

London Film Academy, UK

Screenwriting, 16mm cinematography

 

2011

New York University, USA

Feature film screenwriting

 

2011

Sundance Shorts Lab, USA

Production and distribution of short films

 

2014, 2017, 2021

London Film School, UK

Several workshops in storyboarding, visual storytelling, sound design and editing, and special intensives in directing actors with Udayan Prasad and in screenwriting with Ellis Freeman

 

2014

Cineuropa.org

Short film screenwriting

2015

Prague Film School, Czech Republic

Fiction filmmaking: screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing

 

2017

Los Angeles Global Cinematography Institute, USA

Advanced cinematography and colour grading

2018

Maine Media Workshops, USA

Advanced cinematography and feature film lighting

 

Apr 2018/ Feb 2019

Acting school Beatriz Flores Silva, Belgium

Directing actors 

2021

La Fragua Bruta, Spain

Several workshops in experimental filmmaking

Jul 2021/ Mar 2022

Cineuropa.org

Feature screenwriting

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FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR

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2008

CHARLIE. Spain. 6 min. Documentary short film. Co-writer / director / co-producer / D.P. / editor.

2008

ESPEJISMOS. Spain. 7 min. Expérimental short film. Writer / director / producer / co-D.P. / editor.

Screening: Renoir Cinema, Madrid (Spain)

Screening: EICTV (Cuba)

2009

JUST TO CALL YOU DAD, Spain / U.K.. 16 min. Creative documentary short. Writer / director / co-producer / editor.

2010

Nomination: BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards (U.K.)

Official selection, DocumentaMadrid (Spain)

Official selection, Cucalorus Film Festival (U.S.A.)

Official selection, Brighton See Festival (U.K.)

MediMed Film Market (Spain)

 

2011

Non competitive official selection, ZINEBI Film Festival (Spain)

Official selection, Berlin Directors Lounge (Germany)

Unplugged Online Film Festival (Asia)

Observatorio Sur cinema platform (Argentina)

2012

SEBASTIEN WAKNINE. Spain. 4 min. Creative documentaire short. Director / producer / D.P. / editor.

2013

CELL FATE. Spain / U.K.. 24 min. Scientific documentary short. Commissioned by EuroStemCell.org. Co-writer / director / co-producer / editor.

2015

Official selection, Paris Science Film Festival (France)

Official selection, Goethe Institute World Film Tour (Germany)

2013

HANSEN Y ANDRÉS. Spain. 8 min. Creative documentary short. Co-director / producer / co-D.P. / editor.

Official selection, CreaDoc writing laboratory of the Canary Islands (Spain)

2017

AIN'T THAT RIGHT. Spain / Czech Republic. 7 min. Short fiction film. Writer / director / producer / editor.

Audience Award, Prague Film School (Czech Republic)

2018 

Official selection, Plasencia Encorto Festival (Spain)

Official selection, Cinema Directed by Woman (Spain)

Screening: V Edition Shorty Week Film Festival, Cádiz (Spain)

Screening: XVIII Radio City International Short Film Festival (Espagne)

Official selection, Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival (South Korea)

Official selection, 16th International Short Film Festival FIFICA “Cine a la Calle” (Colombia)

Official selection, Olhares do Mediterrâneo Women’s Film Festival (Portugal)

Screening: Cinema Camp Film Festival, Zamora (Spain)

Screening: Ciudad de Molina Short Film Festival (Spain)

2020

Official selection, SESIFF Extreme-Short Rewind, Seoul (South Korea)

2017

THE BURIAL. Canada. 8 min. Short fiction film. Director / co-producer / D.P..

Official selection, Short to the Point (Romania)

Winner: Best Experimental, nominee: Best Editor, Bucharest ShortCut CineFest (Romania)

 

2018

Official selection (Unfiltered Cinema), Short Film Movie Club, Minsk (Belarus)

Winner: Best Experimental, Alternative Film Festival, Toronto (Canada)

Finalist, The Perfect Light Film Festival (Australia)

Official selection, Cinemística Festival, Granada (Spain)

Official selection, Veracruz World Film Festival (Mexico)

Official selection, Filmstrip International Film Festival (Romania)

Official selection, Motion Pictures Film Festival (Nigeria)

Official selection, The Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards (U.K.)

Woodengate International Film Festival (Romania)

Honorable Mention, Experimental Forum, Los Angeles (U.S.A.)

Official selection, Moving Pictures Festival, Antwerp (Belgium)

Finalist, Independent Talents International Film Festival (U.S.A.)

 

2019

Official selection, Dumbo Film Festival, New York City (U.S.A.)

2018

CSEND / Days without talking. Belgium. 4 min. Short fiction film. Co-writer / director / producer / D.P..

Official selection, STR'OFF 007 Festival du Microfilm, Strasbourg (France)

Official selection, La Rumeur Court, Liège (Belgium)

2020

Screening: Culture Quarantine, Brussels (Belgium)

2018

LIKE A SUNFLOWER IN JULY. Belgium. 2 min. Short fiction film. Co-writer / director / producer / co-editor.

 

Screening (online): Nikon Film Festival (France)

 

2018

DON'T KISS ME GOODNIGHT. U.S.A. 2 min. Short fiction film. Writer / director / D.P. / editor. Advanced Cinematography practice at Maine Media Workshops.
 

2020

PERDÓNAME, LOLA. Spain / Canada. 20 min. Western short film. Co-writer / co-director / co- producer / co-D.P. / co-editor.

Official selection, Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, Kolkata (India)

 

2021

Finalist, Emerging Artists Film Festival, Calgary (Canada)

Finalist, Rameshwaram International Film Festival (India)

Official selection, Bardolino Film Festival (Italy)

Official selection, Deep Fried Film Festival, Glasgow (U.K.)

Official selection, Festival de Cine y Televisión Reino de León (Spain)

Official selection, FICKIN Festival International du Cinéma de Kinshasa (Congo)

Fillum International Storical & Short Film Festival (U.S.A.)

Official selection, Malter Vándor Filmfesztivál (Hungary)

Official selection, NIFF London New Indie Film Festival of London (U.K.)

Official selection, Semana de Cine de Autor de Lugo (Spain)

Official selection, Varese International Film Festival (Italy)

Official selection, Yerevan Short Film Festival (Armenia)

Official selection, Grand Juntion Film Festival, Colorado (U.S.A.)

Official selection, SydFest Independent Film Festival, Syndey (Australia)

2020

LE CRI DU MEROU. Belgium. 7 min. Short fiction film. Co-writer / director / co-producter / D.P..

Official selection, Metropolis Film Festival, Milan (Italy)

Finalist, Paris International Film Awards (France)

Winner: Best Artist Film (Short), Berlin Indie Film Festival (Germany)

Finalist, Berlin Shorts Awards (Germany)

 

2022

Finalist, Lisbon Film Rendezvous (Portugal)

2021

RUNNING WITH CROWS. U.K. / France. 3 min. Creative documentary short. Part of the collective project FemaleFaces.org. Director / producer / D.P. / editor.

Screening: Access Arts New York City (U.S.A.)​

2021

FOR I AM DEAD. Belgium / U.S.A.. 20 min. Short fiction film. Writer / director / producer / editor.

150+ awards and 80+ festival selections

For I Am Dead - Awards - IMDb

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