Margarita Ledo, Xaime Fandiño and Brais Romero take part on the “Mesas interxeracionais do audiovisual galego” in Curtocircuíto
October 4-5, Santiago de Compostela
Three members of the Grupo de Estudos Audiovisuais will take part in the ‘Mesas interxeracionais do audiovisual galego: xornadas construtivas para destruír tópicos, mitos e prexuízos do noso sector’ (Intergenerational sessions on Galician audiovisual: constructive seminar to destroy topics, myths and predjudices in our sector) , a set of talks and debates offered by the 15th International Film Festival – Curtocircuíto in order to find points in common between professionals from different generations and their ways of working and doing.
The activity, which has the collaboration of the Academia Galega do Audiovisual (AGA), the Asociación de Profesionais da Dirección e a Realización de Galicia (CREA), the Asociación Sindical Galega de Guionistas (AGAG), the Asociación de Actores e Actrices de Galicia (AAAG), the Clúster Audiovisual Galego (CLAG) and the Asociación Galega de Produtoras Independentes (AGAPI), will take place from 4-5 October in the ABANCA building at Praza de Cervantes.
In an increasingly diverse audiovisual sector, today we can find well-differentiated generations that represent different political and aesthetic moments of our audiovisual: from the 80s to 2018. In this edition, Curtocircuíto will gatherfor the first time the four active generations of the Galician audiovisual sector to better understand the nature, heterogeneity and potential of the sector, placing them in four large groups: “From video creation to industrial production in 2000” (born around the 60s), “The EIS Generation and other batches of renewal “(born around the 70s),” Novo Cinema Galego and other snipers “(born around 1980) and “Daughters of the crisis: new models against austerity “(born around the 90s).
In this sense, the film -critic Brais Romero, the PhD Beli Martínez, the filmmaker Jorge Coira and the screenwriter and producer Antón Reixa will put on the table what they consider their successes and failures and those of their peers in ‘Your generation: successes and mistakes’. The analysis of the previously established paradigms will be the starting point for ‘What do you inherit?‘, A debate that will feature the director of photography Lucía C. Pan, the actress and filmmaker Sonia Méndez, the electric and illuminator David Melero, and the actor Antonio Durán “Morris”. In ‘How do you produce?’, Silvia Fuentes, Felipe Lage, Pancho Casal and Alfonso Blanco will analyze film creation through their work as producers; and the filmmakers Adrián Canoura and Oliver Laxe, the director and editor Sandra Sánchez, and the professor and researcher Margarita Ledo will star in the report ‘Creation in a generational key’. Finally, the filmmakers Anxos Fazáns and Xacio Baño and the producers Mamen Quintas and Dolores Ben will be responsible for closing these days in ‘Together or scrambled? Challenges of the future. The debates, which will be moderated by the actress Nieves Rodríguez, the journalist María Yáñez, the scriptwriter Pepe Coira and the teachers Manolo González and Xaime Fandiño, will be free until the capacity of the Auditorium of the ABANCA building in Santiago de Compostela is completed. To attend, it is necessary to register beforehand through this link.
The International Film Festival of Santiago de Compostela, organized by the City Council of Santiago, subsidizes the Deputation of Coruña and has the collaboration of AGADIC will continue evolving from the short film to interdisciplinary contents, delving into the fusion between different arts. Beyond the cinema, Curtocircuito will make a complete program giving continuity to ‘Around the sound’, in which there will also be space for music and thought with projections, training activities and various performances that will take place in different locations in the city.
You can check the complete program of the activity on the festival website
[Image and text: Cortocircuíto]
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