The ECPV teaching staff is made up of active professionals who combine filming with teaching. This allows them to be constantly updated and learn about the latest developments in the film industry.
Film editing tutor
★ He has worked under the orders of Nacho Vigalondo, Julio Medem, Gracia Querejeta
Graduated in Audiovisual Communication, she has passed through the classrooms of the ECAM where she studied Editing or the EICTV where she specialized in Documentary Filmmaking.
He has recently participated in a directing course at the LFA in LONDON where he was also given the opportunity to direct his own short film.
He has worked under the orders of Nacho Vigalondo, Julio Medem, Gracia Querejeta or Luis Marías, among others. I have developed an extensive career in TV (El choro de la Cárcel, El rival mas debil...) She has also collaborated as an editing tutor in both documentary and fiction film courses, work that has allowed her to work, among others, with the Oscar-winner Milos Forman or Gracia Querejeta.
She is currently preparing her short film titled OCTOBER produced by NAIFFILMS and the ECPV and participates as a speaker in the second year of COOFILM, a film residency for women.
★ Founder of the distributor Banatu Filmak
Degree in Audiovisual Communication from the UPV/EHU.
He began his career as a television director. Declared a "short militant", his passion for this format led him to create the Humor en Corto festival in 2000 together with other colleagues. In 2010 he founded the distributor BANATU FILMAK with his former partner Sonia Pacios, of which he is currently responsible. . To date they have produced 10 short films and have distributed more than 250 films internationally.
In recent years he has worked in programming and consulting tasks at festivals such as CSFF (Shenzhen, China) or Abycine, in Albacete. A regular at Festivals and Markets endorsed by the FIAPF, he has been a jury member at festivals such as ZINEBI (Bilbao) and Bogoshorts (Colombia) and has given talks on distribution at places such as the FICCI - Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival (Colombia) and the CUC, Communication University of China, in Beijing. He is a member of the SFC (Short Film Conference), EPE/APV (Basque Producers Association) and vice president of the AIC (Short Film Industry Association).
He recently made his debut at the UPV/EHU as a professor, while preparing his doctoral thesis.
Aitor López de Aberásturi
★ Editor in movies like Baby
An inveterate movie buff since childhood, he dedicates all his efforts to studying what he has always wanted to be his profession, making movies.
This leads him to study Audiovisual and Show Production and Film and TV Editing. Afterwards, he studied two master's degrees on Editing and post-production, not to mention several monographic courses that he has been taking to always be up-to-date with the new technologies applied to cinema and audiovisuals.
Profesor de derecho cinematográfico
★ Nominated for the Goya Awards for "Suro"
Graduated in Communication from the UPV/EHU with a specialization in Multimedia Production and Realization and a Master's Degree in Film Industry Management from UC3M.
After her time at the ICAA, she joined the production company Bowfinger International Pictures [Amiguetes Enterprises] where she has worked as executive production assistant on more than a dozen national feature films and international co-productions.
Specialized in the structuring of audiovisual productions, in 2018 he founded Galapan together with Iñigo Zubero. He currently works as an executive producer for the company Irusoin.
★ Ganador de un Goya a mejores efectos especiales.
He began in the world of still photography by co-founding the social and product photography studio A2Fotógrafos. Later he specialized in Photography Direction at the ECPV-School of Cinema of the Basque Country.
Currently, his work as Director of Photography, colorist and DIT stands out. He has photographed short films such as "Soledad Tapas Bar" (Mention for Best Photography at SEMINCI 62), "Basoan" and "Ni una más" or the mobile series "IXA", in addition to participating as a colorist in the feature film "El hole" among other short films and video clips.
★ Goya Award for Best Soundtrack
Graduated in fine arts from the University of the Basque Country and professor of violin at the JC Arriaga Conservatory in Bilbao. He furthered his studies at the Taller de Musics in Barcelona and at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA.
He began to put music to the first short films by Borja Cobeaga, with whom he has collaborated on his four feature films: Pagafantas, No controles, Negociador and Fe de Etarras.
His works include films such as Psychonauts. Los niños olvidados by Alberto Vázquez and Pedro Rivero (Goya 2017 for best animated film), El hoyo by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia and Akelarre by Pablo Agüero, for which he received the Goya for best soundtrack 2020 together with Maite Arroitajauregi .
He is currently working on the music for Érase una vez Euskadi, Manu Gómez's first film.
Film directing teacher
She does audiovisual communication at the University of Burgos graduating in 2013. She decides to train as a Film Director at the ECPV between 2013 and 2015 and specializes as a script at the ECAM in 2016.
Since then his career has pivoted between assistant director and script, performing these positions in projects as relevant as: The Netflix series "Intimacy", "The victim number 8", "Walkers" or the films "The double plus fifteen ” or “Victory March 3”.
★ Participate in series like "Intimacy", "Vampire Academy" or the movie "The fourth passenger"
Graduated in Audiovisual Communication at the Pontifical University of Salamanca, and later specialized in Photography Direction at the Kinema Film School in Bilbao. It is in the Biscayan capital where he develops his professional activity.
In the years that he has been residing in Bilbao, he has participated in several feature films, in two of them as Head of electrical “Toads and snakes”, Francisco Avizanda, 2013; "A escondidas", Mikel Rueda, 2014- Official Section of the Malaga Festival 2014 and as Production Assistant "Jupiter's Ascending", Andy and Lana Wachowski, 2014. He has also participated in more than a dozen video clips, mainly highlighting "Meterla ”, Free, 2011; “They say that I am”, Rat-Zinger, 2013; “New Rock Kids”, Juke Box Racket, 2012.
But if there is something that stands out, it is his participation in short films in different positions. From Director of photography “Under a different light”, Neftalí Vela, 2012; “Libremente”, Fran Longoria, 2011, up to Head of electrical "Night Stalker", Pablo Isidro, 2013; “Water”, Mikel Rueda, 2012- Best Photography at the Medina del Campo Festival, going through as assistant cameraman “Post Morten ”, Jaione Daubagna and Amara Mosteiro, 2014 or auxiliary.
Another notable activity is its collaboration with the Chaostic Cultural Association, aimed at promoting the most different and strange short films and cinema.
★ Actor in "Maixabel" or "Ane"
Trained at the Xixón Pro Art School and at the William Layton Laboratory in Madrid. He has complemented his training with Actors Temple in London and Cirque du Soleil with professionals such as Mookie Cornish and Patricia Roldán. He has also trained in front of the camera and dubbing with Montxo Armendáriz, Alfonso Vallejo or Fernando Acaso among others.
In the cinematographic section, his most notable recent titles are: "Ane", "Portrait of a White Woman with Gray Hair and Wrinkles", "Maixabel", "An Any Car", "ABC of Death 2.5: My is For Miracle" or "Downsizing" by director Alexander Payne.
He has been nominated for best Asturian actor for 2 consecutive years (2014-2015) at the Madrid Asturian Film Festival for his work in "Coordenada Zero" and "Dime Algo". He has been nominated for best male performance in cinema, in the II edition of the GAVA Awards for his work in "Dime Algo". In 2020 he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Pávez Awards for his role in "Un Coche Cualquiera".
On television, he has participated in series such as "Gigantes" or "La Zona" for Movistar +, "El Ministerio del Tiempo", "Servir y Proteger" and "Acacias 38" for TVE, "La Que Se Avecina" on Telecinco, "Presunto Culpable” and “Doctor Mateo” for Antena 3 or “The Paradise” for Finnish television in co-production with MEDIAPRO Spain.
★ Director y guionista
Degree in Advertising and Public Relations and former student of Film Script at ECPV-Film School of the Basque Country.
He has worked in advertising creativity for brands such as FNAC or El Corte Inglés before focusing on fiction writing. Since then he has written short films such as "Nothing Happens" or "Amargo era el postres"; plays like “El Yonki del Dinero”, “How to Sell Death”, “Pretérito Imperfecto”; and video clips like “Highlights” or “Raust”.
He is currently developing feature film projects, in addition to continuing to produce and represent his theatrical texts, his next theater project will be released nationwide.
David P. Sañudo
Film directing teacher
★ Director who won the Goya Award for Best Screenplay for "Ane"
Degree in Audiovisual Communication from UC3M, with stays at the Universitaà di Roma Tre and Middlebury College (Bancaja Grant). She has a master's degree in film directing at ESCAC and is currently finishing her doctoral thesis within the GECA (Gender, Aesthetics and Audiovisual Culture) research group of the Complutense University, with stays at the Université Paris IV-Sorbonne (France) and at the EHU/ UPV (University of the Basque Country).
After struggling in the cinema as an assistant director of There will be no peace for the wicked by Enrique Urbizu, who had already been his professor in his university days, and similar work in other films, he settled in Vitoria with the production company Amania Films, with the that chains a dozen short films.
Among them are Indirizzo, his first short film that was chosen by ESCAC to be produced by Escandalo Films. Shot in 35mm, it starred Pablo Rivero and Leiticia Dolera, going through festivals such as the Official Section of the Malaga Festival or the Nova Autoria Section of the Sitges Festival. Premiered at the Zaragoza Film Festival 2011.
His facet as director is joined by that of producer, through the aforementioned company, participating in other people's works such as De-mente by Lorenzo Ayuso, Extático by Azahara Gómez, Villa Mnemósine by Rubén Salazar or Moda y Oculto by Imanol Ortiz López.
His definitive accolade in the industry comes in 2020 with Ane, his first feature film as a director, co-written with Marina Parés. Promoted thanks to its inclusion in the second edition of The Screen's La Incubadora,1 and with a previous homonymous short film that served as a letter of introduction, the project would begin its journey at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, where it received the Award Irizar to the Basque Cinema. The film would bring together a remarkable list of awards before becoming one of the winning titles of the 35th edition of the Goya Awards, with three awards: Best Leading Actress for Patricia López Arnaiz, Best New Actress for Jone Laspiur and Best Adapted Screenplay. for Sañudo and his co-writer Parés.
Also that same year, his first notable television credit was broadcast, as director of Alardea, an ETB series starring Itziar Ituño, which, like his first film, was shot in Basque.
In 2021, his signing by Atresmedia Cine was announced to write and direct Cava dos fosas, a film adaptation of the novel by Félix García Hernán.
Styling and characterization teacher
Director of Littas since 2011. During her extensive career she has worked as a characterizer in operas, zarzuelas and plays by Arriaga and Euskalduna since 2006, make-up artist for Eitb (Euskal Telebista) in the Bilbao, Iurreta and K2000 studios and collaborator for 'El Correo' in articles on makeup trends, as well as a make-up artist for TeleBilbao and at the chain's galas.
On the other hand, she is also Store Manager of KIKO Make up Milano, official Makeup Artist of Estée Lauder nationwide, makeup artist of M A C Cosmetics and Make Up Store, teaching courses and masterclasses and specialist in Bridal since 2001. She is also a responsible for 'Together we are Broadway' (Muxikebarri), 'La cazadora de Mitos' (Arriaga 2022) and for the fiction series 'Irabazi Arte' and 'Beti Mugan' (Etb1).
He has also worked as a reinforcement in films and series, creating character settings, in electoral campaigns, video clips for various national artists, spots and events (BBKLive, MTV EMA, Bkool Fitness, Atelier Couture Madrid, SD Eibar, Joma, La caja Gris, Wella, Schwarzkopf, Eitb...), corporate image (UPV, Osakidetza, Euskaltel, Kutxabank, Vidrala, Gaursa, Clínicas IVI, Biok, Iberdrola, Muxote...) and in editorials, reports and Fashion catalogues.
★ Dirige la fotografía de la serie de Disney + "No abras nunca esa puerta"
After training in the field of Photography Direction in centers inside and outside the peninsula, he has years of experience behind him in the world of audiovisual teaching.
With more than fifteen years of career in the photography department, he has participated in numerous feature films as a technician, assuming positions as director of photography, camera operator, camera assistant/focus puller, camera assistant and electrician.
As a Director of Photography, he has done various jobs for brands such as Rumbo, Iberdrola, The film Bilbao Ext día, or The plot point. He has also participated as a camera operator in La fortuna, Ane, Alardea, La pequeña Suiza.
He is currently shooting the documentary film Charlie Chaplin, A Man of the World as a camera operator, while preparing his second documentary as a cinematographer.
He studied film and television production at the Pedro Almodóvar Film School, finishing his studies while already working at Garage Films. (Madrid 2011).
His first film was Errata (2012) shot in Argentina, it was also Iván Vescovo's first film. He then directed the production of two documentaries: Tras las fronteras (2014) and Sitio distinto (2016). He worked in large Madrid production companies (Garage Films and Igloo Films) producing and shooting mostly television commercials, always in the production team (2012/2015).
Later on, he will direct the production of short films such as Ainhoa by Iván Sainz Pardo (2016), Amargo era el dessert by Diego Kataryniuk (2018), El perro by Daniel Cortázar (2019) or Regina by Lander Ibarretxe (2019). Always combining it with feature films, such as Crime Wave, El doble mas quince or his latest work Nora, by Lara Izaguirre.
In the last year he has been coordinator of productions such as "La fortuna" by Movistar plus and "Intimacy" by Netflix.
Gonzalo Gómez Lobato
Professor of marketing for whom
Graduate in Audiovisual Communication from the Carlos III University of Madrid and Master in Film Business from ESCAC. He has worked in companies such as FILMAX (distribution and development department) for films such as REC4, Summer Camp and Dawn in Edinburgh among others.
His last film works to date have been for the films 7 Reasons to Run (Esteve Soler, Gerard Quinto, David Torras), Madre (Rodrigo Sorogoyen), La Mort de Guillem (Carlos Marques-Marcet), Ane (David Pérez Sañudo) , the digital project Orgull d'Horta and the Mediterranean (Marcel Barrena).
Author, critic and filmmaker born in Brussels in 1980, Guillermo Rivera trained at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters in his native city before illustrating himself as founder and pen of the French digital magazine OZARTS ETC.
After this experience, he commits himself to the audiovisual world, producing various artists from the Spanish music scene. Along with this work, he undertakes photography direction studies at the ECPV in Bilbao. In 2017, he won several awards at Iberian festivals and decided to deepen his exploration of cinematographic language by joining the prestigious ESCAC.
The following year, he accompanies the Parisian SOMOGY Publishing House and the MONTRESSO Foundation of Marrakech in writing a book dedicated to the French painter Cédric Crespel. Since then, he has frequently collaborated with the MONTRESSO Foundation, contributing texts and reviews to its catalogs and covering the work of artists such as Tania Mouraud, Fatiha Zemmouri, Maya Ines Touam, Roxane Daumas, Kouka Ntadi or David Mesguich.
Film costume design tutor
He studied fashion design and pattern making at the Goymar-Madrid school, specializing in men's tailoring.
During the first years of his career, he presents and sells his collections at different fairs and fashion catwalks such as "el Ego de MBFWM" in Madrid or "Pasarela South" in Cádiz.
Starting in 2011 and after his residence at the BilbaoArte Foundation, he joins forces with the artist Guillermo Orjales and together they form the River William brand. With this firm, specialized in textile printing, he achieves notable commercial success and manages to position the brand in the international market. After several years of working together and seeing that their creative processes do not meet the pace set by the textile industry, in 2016 they made the decision to disassociate themselves from the official circuit and thus make room for new projects related to the world of clothing.
This decision to open up new lines of work awakens her interest in costume design and she begins to work on different audiovisual productions. Series like “G0!azen”. “Altsasu” from EITB or “La línea invisible” from Movistar +, and “Intimidad” from Netflix are some of the projects on which he has worked. As a costume designer, he has designed the costumes for the short film "Arnasa" by Raul Barreras, "Betiko Gaua" by Eneko Sagardo and the series "Itsaso" by EITB and the audiovisual piece "Acromática" by the artist Mabi Revuelta.
He currently combines his work as a costume designer with the production of artistic work, collaborating with various artists and creators.
Degree in audiovisual communication (UPV-EHU), and diploma in film script (Madrid Film Institute).
He has directed the short films "Susana is dying" and "El buen mal", and the video clip "La Electricidad", by McEnroe. On two occasions he obtained the script help of the Basque Government, with "El Desierto Verde" (2014) and "Los Sheriffs" (2018).
He is currently preparing his first feature film, "Ultramar".
Direct sound teacher
Sound technician for more than 10 years. After finishing his studies in Tartanga, he went on to work on the Basque public television (ETB).
Over time he has been combining work in television, film, advertising and theater, both in the direct and post-production sections, from his sound studio (KLAP Studio).
In cinema, he has directed or was part of the sound of different feature films, such as Pikadero (Ben Sharrock), La noche del virgen (Roberto San Sebastián) or Sapos y culebras (Francisco Avizanda) and has been responsible for dozens of short films: Loco con ballesta and Khuruf (Kepa Sojo), Ainhoa (Iván Sáinz-Pardo), Beerbug (Ander Mendia)…
Profesora de caracterización cinematográfica y efectos especiales
A whole life dedicated to the image profession, since since he was very young he was very clear that it was his passion and he has been lucky enough to fulfill his dream.
She finished her studies as a hairdressing trainer in the year 2000, always in continuous training with different professionals, she has specialized in make-up with Lucia Camarena and in personal image consulting with María Urania, as well as in different hairdressing specialties such as: color, haircut, collected, aftercare... etc.
He has worked for the last 13 years as a teacher at the Fernando Hairdressing Center, teaching hairdressing and aesthetics subjects both to free training groups and in Lanbide specialties and professional certificates. Previously, she worked in different beauty salons and in the company Listas Beauty with Elisa Campano.
Professor of film history and genres
He graduated in Journalism from the University of the Basque Country in 1996 and graduated in Film Directing from the Center D'Estudis Cinematográfics de Catalunya.
After studying cinema, he worked in different positions in film shoots and advertising. After four years as a film teacher at Imval, he founded his own center, Kinema Escuela de Cine, (2006-2012), combining administration with the work of a professor of Film Direction.
Producer with Laimar Films and director of three short films: "The Shadow of Peter Pan", "Tears of Light and Shadow" and "8 (Eight)"; and a low-budget feature film "Newton's Third Law", selected to date at nineteen international festivals and awarded at four of those festivals.
He is currently a screenplay teacher at Imval, and has taught film workshops for the Vitoria/Gasteiz City Council for eight years.
★ Nominado a los premios Goya por la banda sonora de "Unicornio Wars"
Nominated for a Goya 2023 for best original song for the animated film "Unicorn Wars", his career has led him to work on projects such as Elcano y Magallanes, La noche or Loop, a short film nominated for a Goya 2023, he is an emerging figure in the world of soundtrack and film song.
He began to receive piano and solfeggio classes at the age of 6, but his relationship with music was somewhat irregular until he reached adolescence, when that relationship began to be more intense.
From the age of 15 he played in various musical groups in which he also worked as a composer, but his interest was always oriented towards the audiovisual world. In this way, at the age of 20 he began to make music for short films and since then his participation as a musician in audiovisual projects has been increasing, making music for feature films, documentaries and promotional videos.
Direct sound teacher
He studied at the ECPV (Escuela Cine Pais Vasco) where he graduated in editing, sound and post-production specializing in the field of direct sound.
Since then he has been in charge of carrying out the direct sound in various feature films, commercials and documentaries. Alternating the role of sound manager, pole vaulter and sound assistant.
Among his most notable recent works is having worked on the sound team for the film "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" directed by Terry Gilliam, carrying out the direct sound of the film "El Hoyo" by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia or the different commercials like the one for Iphone for Canada Films.
In the last year he has worked as a microphone operator for the series "Patria", "La linea Invisible" and "Caminantes".
Art direction teacher
Graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the UPV/EHU and with a Master's Degree in Artistic Direction from ESCAC.
For more than 7 years he has worked as an art director and prop designer, although he has also worked as an air freshener, prop buyer and within the construction team.
Focused mainly on Barcelona, but also moves between Bilbao or Madrid. He has participated in two feature films as art director, as well as in a wide variety of short films and series.
Currently he is mainly dedicated to advertising shoots (for brands such as Nike, Aldi, KLM, Decathlon, KFC...) and video clips, which he sometimes alternates with fictional works.
He also combines his work with the study of Philosophy (UNED) and Education (UCJC).
Movie costume design tutor
From his native Arteaga, he already projected himself working in the world of fashion in any of its aspects. After finishing high school, she moved to Bilbao to study at the INEDI fashion school, while combining it with modeling and stylist work.
Once she finished her studies and with two collections made (La Nouvelle Femme and Pink Pussy) she launched as a freelancer creating her own firm with the Satur Najai! collection, working as a stylist for brands (MAN 1924, Toca Toca, Lovat and Green... .), music groups (Belako, Jota Martina, VULK...) and various personalities such as Eneko Sagardoy, Jone Laspiur and Nerea Torrijos.
Her mistress, Gemma Uriarte, passed on her passion for ceramics and thanks to that they have developed, both together and separately, jewelry projects and decoration pieces. This gave rise to the founding of the Sabai brand in 2020.
In addition, he has also worked in the cinema, where I have participated in several films, series and fashion films in the wardrobe team, where fashion becomes something more functional, precise and immediate, but equally gratifying and a source of a lot of experience.
His latest project has been to collaborate with the brand of kaikus and beggars Beletxara. Patricia Krug, along with her creator, have worked hand in hand in the production of her latest fashion show at the Bilbao Reproductions Museum.
Founder of the production company PLATANOBOLÍGRAFO, dedicated to audiovisual and cinematographic creation since 2012.
As a producer, he produces/co-produces between (2012 and 2019) 23 fiction works that accumulate more than 500 selections, exceeding 150 awards at international festivals. Among these selections and awards, the presence in the festival sections and the list of winners of some of the most prestigious national and international competitions (Málaga, Sitges, Seminci, Gijón, Fantasia, Morbido, BIFFF, NY Film Festival, Fantasporto, Medina del Campo, Cinema Jove, Screamfest, BIFAN...), or the selection of short films in distribution catalogs such as Kimuak or Laboral Cinemateca.
To date, these productions have been sold in more than 17 countries, as well as to state television (Movistar+), local (EiTB), and international VOD platforms (Netflix). In the field of feature films, Kevin Iglesias produces in 2017 “La Noche del Virgen” (Roberto San Sebastián), a film nominated for the Silver Melies for Best European Genre Film, with more than 30 selections and 17 international awards in competitions such as Fantasia (Canada), Mórbido (Mexico) Nigh of Horror (Australia) or New York Film Festival (USA). Established as a sort of festival phenomenon, “La Noche del virgen” was publicly praised by Eli Roth (“Hostel”) or Ryan Turek (Blumhouse producer), to finally be released in theaters in Spain and marketed in more than 15 countries. He is also associate producer of “Errementari”, by Paul Urkijo.
Styling and characterization tutor
★ Ganador de un premio Goya a mejores FX por "El hoyo"
She studied makeup and characterization professionally in Barcelona at the age of 18.
He set up his first workshop at the age of 19 and has been working on a multitude of short films, video clips and as a special effects technician for other workshops in Barcelona. After a few years, he decided to expand his borders and professional contacts and went to live in London, where he worked for different workshops as a sculptor and special effects technician, doing all kinds of advertising events for brands like Nike or Virgin, and on television programs and commercial series for the main television channels in England.
After a few years as a freelance, he came to Bilbao to do a master's degree, then he met his future business partner Irene Rio, and together they started their company Baconsfx.
Their first film as a company was "La noche del virgen" in Bilbao, whose success helped them grow professionally and become known on the national film scene.
Since then they have made a multitude of short films such as "Jules D" or "Insidia" and films such as "O dolorosa Joia". One of his latest projects has been the feature film “El hoyo”, by Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia, with Iván Massagué, Zorion Eguileor and Antonia San Juan. His work on this film was awarded with a Gaudí́ prize and the Goya prize for the best special effects.
Film directing teacher
After studying Film Direction, he began to work as a script, since he has been working for more than a decade in both short films, feature films and series.
She participates in several projects as an assistant director and directs different documentaries herself with different themes. He combines filming with teaching where he teaches subjects related to film directing and documentary film.
In search of new references, she is interested in cinema made by women. As a result of this interest and aware of the existing gap, he develops a course on this subject. Her latest foray has been into the world of comics where, to this day, she is immersed in the development of a project as a screenwriter.
★ Ganador de un premio Goya y nominado a otro "Birdboy" y por "El hoyo"
Co-writer of the feature film EL HOYO (2019), Award for Best Film and Audience Award at the Sitges Festival, Audience Award in the Midnight Madness section of the Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) and Scuola Holden Award for Best Screenplay at the Toronto Film Festival. Turin. Nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Goya Awards and for Best Dramatic Film and Best Screenplay at the Feroz Awards. Producer, director and screenwriter of the feature film PSYCONAUTAS, LOS NIÑOS OLIDADOS, winner of the Goya Award for Best Animated Film 2017, winner of 18 international awards, shortlisted for the Oscars and nominated for Best European Animated Film, and of the feature film LA CRISIS CARNIVORA (2007 ), the first Spanish film made in Flash animation for cinemas.
Producer, director and screenwriter of the short film BIRDBOY, Goya Award winner for Best Animated Short Film 2012, awarded with more than 40 awards at national and international festivals and shortlisted for the Oscars, and producer and co-writer of the short film SANGRE DE UNICORNIO, nominated for the Goya Award for Best Animated Short Film 2015, awarded with more than 25 awards.
Scriptwriter for several animated series for television and the feature film GOOMER (1999), Goya Award for Best Animated Film. Artistic Director of ANIMAKOM FEST – Bilbao International Animated Film Festival. President of the Professional Association of Basque Screenwriters between 2002 and 2008.
Film script teacher at various academies in Bizkaia, currently at Anima Eskola, the Kunsthal Higher School of Design and author of comics and theater texts.
Rodrigo De Pablo
Born in Madrid in 1995, at the age of 13 his interest in analog photography began and at the age of 16 he got his first digital camera with which he shot his first projects.
At the age of 20, they began their studies at the CEV school in Madrid, which would last two years until they completed their training, at which time they started working at the Falco Films rental house.
Two years later he would begin his studies at ESCAC and would move to live in Barcelona until he completed his studies.
During these years he has continued to enter the video clip industry. Thus, accumulating more than 100 works in video clip format and expanding his curriculum with fictions, short films and documentaries.
He is currently filming two productions "Sorry for the inconvenience" for Movistar+ and "Garcia y Garcia 2, the Hotel de los líos" for Telecinco cinema.
Film directing teacher
★ ZINEBI programming coordinator
Born in Sabiñánigo (Huesca), he has a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the University of the Basque Country, a Master's Degree in Multimedia Journalism and an Advanced Studies Diploma in Spanish Film History.
Programming coordinator of ZINEBI - Bilbao International Documentary and Short Film Festival, he has collaborated with the Gijón International Film Festival, the UNAM International Film Festival (Mexico) and the Indiana University Cinema (USA).
He participated in the evaluation committee of the Fund for Cinematographic Development (Proimágenes Colombia) 2021 and has been a speaker in industry activities at festivals such as DocLisboa (Portugal) or Visions du Réel (Nyon, Switzerland). He is co-director of ZINEBI Networking: Dokumentalen Sorgunea – Bilbao Professional Documentary Film Forum.
He has been an advisor to Azkuna Zentroa's Zinemateka between 2011 and 2021; programmed the sessions 'Classics on the big screen' at the Sala BBK in Bilbao between 2013 and 2020; and he has been a programmer for Zinemabarri – Zine Kluba and Zinematxiki at Muxikebarri Zentroa (Getxo). Always in relation to film programming, he has collaborated with the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Kulturbasque (UPV/EHU), the Vasco Navarro College of Architects, Astiune (Mungia) and the Filmoteca de Navarra.
He has published reviews and articles related to cinema on websites such as La Butaca or Cineismo, and in magazines such as Fotogramas, Versión Original, Quatermass or Pausa.
Graduated in Fine Arts and Superior Technique of Plastic Arts and Design of artistic photography.
During his career he has attended several artistic courses and seminars, while at the same time he has developed different exhibitions.
Her work experience has led her to go through different positions in the production department, working on feature films such as: Operación Concha, Handia, Errementari, La hoguera de los bastardos or El rey gitano.
He has also participated in the Cortada festival, in television programs for production companies such as Pausoka and New digital media Euskadi or in advertising for CEPSA or HP.
Stage costume teacher
She studied 4 years of Fashion at the EVEM school in San Sebastian, did a Fashion Postgraduate from Art at the UPV and a Master of Fashion Design at the LCI school in Barcelona.
He began his professional career creating his own collections and setting up a store, creating bespoke and industrial designs. From there he began working with the company of Txirri Mirri eta Txiribiton during 4 years of touring creating costumes for each character and each role. This is how he continued his career working for different companies and began working at the Costume Designer and Costume Designer ETB for programs such as Vaya Semanita, Goazen, Bagoaz…
He currently works as a costume designer, tailor and stylist for documentaries, series and films...
He has been in the profession for twenty years and that has given him the opportunity to create all kinds of suits and thus work with all kinds of materials.
Txemi del Olmo
Tutor de doblaje
He started out on the radio and has been working for ten years as an announcer and advertising creative on different stations in Bilbao and Vitoria such as Onda Cero (Protagonistas Bizkaia), SER and 40 Principales.
Little by little he has redirected his professional career towards dubbing. He currently works as an actor for various dubbing studios in Bizkaia and Madrid, where he has voiced numerous series, films, documentaries and animation for ETB, TVE, Cuatro, Antena 3, Veo TV, Discovery Channel, Odisea and Canal Historia.
He was a voice-over and writing teacher at the now-defunct "Radio Sintonía" station-school in Portugalete, and a jury in the Biscayan Artistic Association's recitation contest.
Occasionally he intervenes as a rhapsode and humorist in some literary meetings in Bilbao and in local and national radio programs such as Radio Popular and RNE-Radio3.
Urko de los Ríos
Urko de los Ríos Torre began his education in audiovisual matters with a degree in audiovisual production at the Andoain ESCIVI (School of Film and Video) and continued studying two years of Fine Arts at the Basque Public University, to end up landing at KINEMA, a film school based in Bilbao, where he specialized in film script. Later on, he completed his training with courses such as Josué Monchuán's Videoludic Storytelling organized by the Association of Basque Scriptwriters, of which he is a member, and was chosen to participate in Gidoi Faktoria, the television script master's degree organized by the Basque regional television ( ETB).
He has worked on several short films as a screenwriter ( The Night Stalker, by Pablo Isidro; Happy Birthday, by Roberto San Sebastián; or The End of All Things, by Norma Vila) screened at many festivals and winners of various awards. He has also translated scripts into English, written for corporate videos, and co-written the video game Bennevine for Naduku Games. He has also been a jury member at several film festivals such as FANT and Animakon in Bilbao, the Hendaye Short Film Festival, or Santurtzine.
He currently works as a teacher specialized in script and continues to write scripts; one of them a television series whose rights have been sold to the Bainet Group.
He was born and raised in Bilbao. He began his theater studies in workshops at different schools in Bilbao at a very young age and over the years he settled in Madrid where he attended some seminars and workshops until enrolling in the Juan Carlos Corazza school, years later he continued his training with Fernando Piernas.
He belongs to the theater group Arte Berria participating in its latest productions such as "Verano de Cristal" and "La tristeza del Caracol" Co-writer and protagonist of the short "Nuliparas" nominated at the Malaga film festival, in Medina del Campo , Tarazona and pending to be broadcast in the program "Spanish version".
He has also participated in the short film “Tabas” starring Manolo Zarzo and directed by Richard Sahugún. In the film "Nikolas" by iker Elorrieta pending release, in which he co-stars, he has participated in the temporary film o 70 Binladens directed by "Koldo Serra" and currently the film "El radioaficionado" has just premiered as the protagonist.
On television, he has participated in the series "Bicho Malo" and "Paquita Salas" directed by Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo.