Bachelor Degree in Design

Jorge. Caballero

Director and Producer

Degrees and academic training

  • PhD student in communication at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona
  • Master in Interactive Media from the University of Limerick. Ireland
  • Telecommunications technical engineer specializing in electronic systems by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia
  • Degree in Audiovisual Communication from the Open University of Catalonia

Activity and/or professional career

Founder, producer and director of Gusanofilms. Film production company based in Barcelona and Bogota.

At the teaching level, he has been a professor of the Communication Degree at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Visiting professor at several Ibero-American centers and universities such as Universidad del Valle Colombia, National University of Colombia, UNAM Mexico, EICTV Cuba, among others.

Co-writer of 44 missatges de Catalunya, a short film directed by Anna Giralt and Ross Domoney about the independence of Catalonia through WhatsApp conversations.

Research

He is currently doing a doctorate that investigates cinema and artificial intelligence.

Publications

  • Artificial intelligence: from industrial uses to creative work for the Manual of Digital Narratives of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia, the British Council and Poliedro. Chapter
  • Virtual Reality (Reflection and practical guide). Samsung Spain and UAB Documentary Master

Work

As director and researcher he has developed digital projects such as the series Artificio, Pathways Colombia, Crónica de una ciudad que fue, Speech Success or Las Fronteras.

As director of film projects, he has made short films: Dora Sena, Traces de futur or La Paradoja de Arrow; also feature films such as Paciente, Nacer or Bagatela. And the animated series and short film Diario del último hombre.

As a producer, he has participated in El síndrome de los quietos, Del otro lado, Robin Bank, Toro, Vogulys, El protector de delfines, Urwalder or Pescador de lunas, El río de las garzas.

Acknowledgments

  • Chosen as Sundance Fellow Stories of change of the Sundance Institute (2019)
  • Chosen by Variety magazine as one of the 10 rising producers (2020)
  • Selected within the Emerging Producers program of the Jihlava festival (2020)
  • Cinematheque New Media Scholarship. Bogota Colombia
  • Scholarship from the Fundacio La Caixa de Arte for social improvement
  • His directing and producing works have received numerous awards

 

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