Doctor CUM LAUDE in Social Psychology. Diploma in Criminology and Master in Sexology. Screenwriter, painter, poet, comic actress (clown), assistant theater director, lecturer. Co-star of the documentary The Arrieta Method by Jorge Gil.
Degree in Audiovisual Communication from the Complutense University of Madrid, 1982-1987. Currently co-head of the industry department of the San Sebastián Film Festival since 2012. Audiovisual coordinator of the International Center for Contemporary Culture-Tabakalera, 2008-2012. Professor of history of cinema and audiovisual media at the faculty of human and social sciences, University of Deusto, San Sebastián, 1999-2003. Coordinator of the cinema classroom of the Sarobe Performing Arts Center, 1994-2002. Head of Programming at the Filmoteca de Andalucía, 1990-1991. Professor of filmmaking, script and audiovisual language at the ESCIVI vocational training center (film and video school), Andoain, 1988-1990.
Graduate in art history. Pedagogue and founder of ARte Niño and Ikertze. ARte Niño, founded in the year 1983 in the San Telmo Museum in San Sebastián, was the first children’s workshop created in Spain. Seven years later, it became Ikertze, thereby incorporating new languages, music and dramatic expression. She then took the SAT program for educators, which opened up roads of self-knowledge and understanding as a person and as an educator. She is an experimenter and seeker, always from the eyes of and for the child.
Between the years 1980 and 1984 she dedicated herself to fashion design as part of the «Perplejos» group in San Sebastián. In 1983 she did her first job as a figurine maker in the movie Adiós pequeña. Since then she has participated in the art department of numerous feature films. She is currently a member of CIMA (Association of Women Filmmakers of Spain) and also designs costumes for theater.
Film director. In 2001 he founded, together with other colleagues, the production company Moriarti, where he has worked as director and screenwriter on numerous audiovisual projects, such as the one recently released at the San Sebastián Festival, La trinchera infinita; the winner of 10 Goya awards in 2018, Handia; in addition to Loreak in 2014 and 80 egunean in 2010. He has also made several short films and documentaries throughout his professional career.
Producer. In 1980 she began her professional career as director of production for feature films, documentaries and commercials. She is one of the first women to have worked in production nationwide. She has worked with major producers and directors, both in film and in advertising.
Secondary education philosophy teacher, Philosophy 3/18 trainer and GrupIREF member since 1990. Manuela has been the moderator of the Begiradak Film and Education Forum since its first edition.
Teresa Vicente Illoro
Fine arts student at the Complutense University of Madrid. She has taken several specialty courses such as a landscape course taught by the landscape professor José Carralero and an intermediate photography course at DAETSAM. She has participated in the organization of several professional projects: Vía de la Plata Short Film Festival in Villafranca de los Barros (Badajoz), Begiradak International Festival of Amateur Cinema (Donostia) and the short film Aqui es Posible, Comunicación S.L., directed by Blanca Zaragüeta.creenwriter and script teacher. Member of the Festival jury and regular collaborator in dialogue sessions with students.
Filmmaker and professor at the Larrotxene cultural center. Unai participates in talks with the students and oversees the collaboration with the Larrotxene cultural center, which participates every year in the festival with the short films made in the audiovisual workshops.
Theater director and actress. Olatz participates every year in talks with the students who attend the screenings. This year she has implemented the Cinema in the Classroom program at the San José school in Donostia, which will also be presented at the festival.
Regular contributor to Ikertze, oversees the “Cinema in the Classroom” program in various centers. In addition, this year he will participate in talks with students that will take place within the festival program.
Film and video student at Atzegi. Joseba is part of the production team. Every year we count on his participation in the management of all festival activities.
Film and video student at Atzegi. Victor is part of the production team. Every year we count on his participation in the management of all festival activities.