30th September, 1st and 2nd October from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
In this edition of the Festival, the School of Cinematography and Audiovisual of the Community of Madrid (ECAM), will give a workshop on film editing and narrative for students in Secondary School and A Levels. An activity that is part of the audiovisual literacy program developed by the ECAM throughout the national territory.
The workshop was designed by the former ECAM student and teacher, Fernando Franco (Director and Editor), winner of a Goya in 2014 for Best New Director for the film The Wound. The workshop will be taught by ECAM graduates and professionals active in the audiovisual industry with extensive teaching experience. The objective of the activity consists of doing a film analysis of the narrative, editing and staging of the short film Cachorro, a project produced by ECAM. It was selected in more than 40 festivals around the world and won prizes such as the Special Jury Prize at the Malaga Film Festival.
Information on the workshop
This training is aimed at young people from 13 to 17 years old.
Workshop duration: 90 minutes.
Screenwriter, director, teacher and cultural manager. Granada, 1981. Javier García, image lab technician, received a Diploma in Film Direction from the Madrid Film Institute. His end-of-degree project, Luna rota, was selected 39 times in national and international film festivals and won the prizes for Best National Short Film at the Almeria International Film Festival in 2010 and Best Editing at the 2011 Pyrenees International Film Festival. In 2010, as the promoter and technical director, he organised the Opera Prima en Corto International Film Festival, a space dedicated exclusively to the advancement and promotion of short films made in national and international training centres. En 2015, he received the Granada Youth Award granted by the Regional Government of Andalusia’s Andalusian Youth Institute. Since 2011, he has been teaching film direction in various Spanish schools while writing and directing documentary films for public and private institutions. In 2018, he returned to the world of fiction as a producer and director of the short films Casting (remunerated) and 1998, currently in the post-production.