Audiovisual Filmmaker, Producer and Researcher
Qualifications and academic training
- Technical telecommunications engineer
- Degree in audiovisual communication
- MA in Interactive Media
- PhD student in communication on Cinema and Artificial Intelligence
Activity and/or other professional career
Co-director of the Cinema, Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence course at the UAB. Expanded documentary tutor of the documentary master's degree at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Associate Professor of Interactive Narratives at Pompeu Fabra. Professor of Digital Creation and Authorship II at BAU. He has given workshops at DOCSMX, DocumentaMadrid or San Antonio de los Baños, among others.
He has been a jury member of several international calls and festivals; and he is a member of the selection committee of the IDFA Bertha Fund. Co-founder of the production company GusanoFilms (Barcelona - Bogotá).
He has directed/produced award-winning films and digital projects screened at festivals such as: HotDocs, SXSW, DocNYC, Mar del Plata, Visions Du Reel, Cartagena or Malaga among others.
He has been a fellow of the Sundance Institute within the Stories of Change program, and selected within the Emerging Producers of the Jihlava festival, and the Berlinale Talents.
His work has been supported by televisions and funds such as Tribeca FI, Discovery Channel, Ibermedia, TVCatalunya, ICEC, ICAA, SeñalColombia, ARTE, YLE, among others.
Film and Artificial Intelligence Researcher
Researcher on impact metrics in cinema. He has made a virtual reality series with the UN on the peace process in Colombia, and developed a study with behavioral scientists on the ability of cinema to generate pro-social behavioral changes. He advances data studies around the creation of films, their relevance, and the questioning of the author; in an audiovisual ecosystem overflowing with content.
- Hacia una nueva dimensión del montaje cinematográfico: explorando las posibilidades de la inteligencia artificial
- Realidad Virtual (Reflexión y guía práctica). Samsung Spain and UAB Documentary Master
- Inteligencia artificial: desde usos industriales hasta labores creativas, chapter for the Manual of digital narratives of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia, British Council and Poliedro
He has directed and produced immersive and interactive films and projects, which have been awarded and screened at festivals around the world such as IDFA, HotDocs, SXSW, Mar del Plata, Cinema Du Reel, Visions Du Reel, Biarritz, Cartagena or Malaga among many others. . He has twice won the national documentary award in Colombia and has been a fellow at the Sundance Institute in the Stories of Change program.
He has twice won the national documentary award in Colombia.
Chosen by Variety magazine as one of the 10 rising producers in 2020 in Catalonia.
"Bagatela", "Néixer", "Pacient", "Crònica", "Dora". . (Multiple awards among others: Best Director Cartagena and Malaga, Best Film DH BAFICI, Guadalajara Jury Award, Signis Toulouse Award...
Visions, Cinema Du Reel, SXSW, Dokufest, Ambulante, Bogoshorts...)
As a producer:
"Del otro lado" Iván Guarnizo, "El síndrome de los quietos" León Siminiani, "Robin Bank" Anna Giralt, "TORO" Adriana Bernal Mor y Ginna Ortega (Multiple awards among others: Best Mar del Plata film, Best DOCNYC film, Málaga Audience Award, Fugas Documenta Madrid Award, Cinelatino Toulouse Audience Award...
HotDocs, CPH Dox, Cartagena Thessaloniki, Neighboring Scenes NY...)
- Bachelor Degree in Design