Important presence of projects by Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola students at the 68th San Sebastián Film Festival
Marina Palacio and Jaume Claret to première their new films in Zabaltegi-Tabakalera and Nest
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (EQZE) will be well represented at the 68th San Sebastián International Film Festival (SSIFF), which will commence this Friday, 18 September. A large number of projects developed at the EQZE by students from the first two intake years will be featured in the multiple activities scheduled for this year, and the SSIFF programme will include some of the first works completed at the school.
The 2020-2021 academic year begins at Elías Querejeta Film School
Students from the third intake year comprise 27 women and 17 men from 16 different countries
Elías Querejeta Film School has opened its doors to the third intake year with a welcome and orientation programme for its new students. The 2020-2021 academic year starts today and will conclude in fifteen months' time, in December 2021, with the presentation of the assignments carried out by students at the school.
Jaume Claret will represent EQZE in Nest
His new film, "Ella i jo" will participate along with twelve other short films from around the world
The XIX edition of Nest, San Sebastian Festival’s international competition for short films by film students, has selected thirteen short films from amongst the 348 submissions received from 165 schools in 49 countries. The chosen works, seven signed by male filmmakers and six by female filmmakers, come from schools in Argentina, Cuba, Germany, India, Spain, the UK and the USA.
Camilo Restrepo to teach a workshop at the Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola
The Colombian filmmaker, awarded this year at the Berlinale, will focus on the methodologies and processes of film creation, drawing from their own work and experience.
The programming of the sixth module in the academic syllabus also includes a workshop on home-made emulsions, to be given by Esther Urlus, another dedicated to digital restoration with Lorena Bordigoni, the UPV/EHU summer course entitled 'A critical glance at film festivals: history, culture and politics' and the opening in Artium of the exhibition 'The Festival has run for 24 years. We don't like it', organised in collaboration with the San Sebastián Film Festival.
Marina Palacio will première her new film at the San Sebastián Film Festival
The short film by the filmmaker from San Sebastián will form part of the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera selection.
'Ya no duermo' (I no longer sleep), the debut work by Marina Palacio (San Sebastián, 1996), a member of the first intake year at the Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola, will be premièred at the 68th San Sebastián International Film Festival (SSIFF). The film will be screened in the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section, San Sebastian Festival’s all-encompassing competitive section.
Matías Piñeiro will be the coordinator of the Filmmaking Studies Postgraduate Course of Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola
Piñeiro succeeds Laida Lertxundi who has put aside her relationship with teaching to focus on her artistic practice
The Argentinean filmmaker ("La princesa de Francia", "Hermia y Helena", "Isabella") has premiered his films at events such as the San Sebastian Film Festival, Berlinale, Locarno, Toronto, Bafici and Viennale