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Duccio Chiarini Italia

He was born in Florence, Italy, and studied Filmmaking at the London Film School. Together with Babak Jalali, he founded the production company La Règle du Jeu and directed short films like Alone Together (2005) and Fine stagione (2006), and the documentary Hit the Road, Nonna (2011).

Film: Short Skin


Dylan Goch Reino Unido

He was born in North Wales, and he has been involved in many film and TV productions, as cameraman, editor or director. He’s a long time collaborator of the Super Furry Animals.

Film: American Interior


Edén Bastida Kullick México

Was born in México in 1981. She has an MA in Visual Arts at the Autonomous University of Mexico, and some of his works are Watchmen (2012) and to Police the Police (2013).

Film: Nexquipayac


Efrat Corem Israel

She was born in Ashkelon, Israel, in 1979. She studied Film and Television at the Sapir College, and presented the short film Your Younger Daughter Rachel as his thesis work in 2006. She’s the artistic director of the Cinema South Film Festival in Sederot since 2009. Ben Zaken is her first feature-length film.

Film: Ben Zaken


Elijah Drenner Estados Unidos

Based in Los Angeles, he worked as a Blu-ray and DVD content producer for companies such as The Criterion Collection, IFC Midnight, Dark Sky Films, Kino Lorber and Shout! Factory. His first documentary film, American Grindhouse, premiered at SXSW in 2010.

Film: That Guy Dick Miller


Ella Raidel Austria

Born in Gmunden, Austria, in 1970, video is her primary work tool. She got her MA in 1989 and her PhD in 2009 at the Art University of Linz. She participated in artistic residences in cities like London, New York, and Beijing; and presented her work in exhibits and both film and video festivals all over the world.

Film: Double Happiness


Enrique García Velloso Argentina


Eric Zala Estados Unidos

He was born in California, USA, in 1970. He studied at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. In 1993, he directed the short An Early Twilight, and Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation is his first feature.

Film: Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation


Eric Baudelaire Estados Unidos

He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1973 and studied at Brown University. His videos, photos, installations, and paintings have been exhibited in galleries such as Elizabeth Dee in New York and Juana de Aizpuru in Madrid, among others. He directed the shorts The Makes (2001) and [sic] (2009), and the feature-length film L’Anabase de May e...

Film: Letters to Max


Ernesto Baca Argentina

He was born in Buenos Aires in 1969. He studied Filmmaking at Cievyc and directed several fiction short and feature-length films, documentaries, and experimental films. Some of his most renowned films are Cabeza de palo (2002), Samoa (2005), Música para astronautas (2008), and Vrindavana (2010).

Film: Bajo


Ernst Karel Estados Unidos

He was born in Palo Alto in 1970. Apart from his work as Harvard professor, he composes and takes part in different performances.

Film: Single Stream


Esben Toft Jacobsen Dinamarca

He graduated from the National Film School of Denmark as animation director in 2006, with the graduation film Having a Brother. Since 2008, he works with the production company Copenhagen Bombay, directing such shorts as Kiwi & Strit, and the feature The Great Bear (2011).

Film: Beyond Beyond


Esteban Roel México

Juanfer Andrés was born in Socuéllamos, Ciudad Real, Spain, in 1975, and made 036 in 2011. Esteban Roel was born in Monterrey, Mexico, in 1969. Together, they directed and produced El buen chaval (2013).

Film: Musarañas


Ethan Hawke Estados Unidos

He was born in Texas, USA, in 1970. The highlights of his long career as an actor are the trilogy comprised of Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight, and Boyhood, all of them directed by R. Linklater. He directed the features Chelsea Walls (2001) and The Hottest State (2006).

Film: Seymour: An Introduction


Eugène Green Estados Unidos Francia

He was born in 1947 in New York, but moved to Paris to study Literature, Languages, and Art History, and is a French citizen since 1976. He directed The Living World (2003; Bafici ‘04), Correspondences (2007), a segment of the collective film Memories (2007; Bafici ‘08) and The Portuguese Nun (2009; Bafici ‘10), among others.

Film: La Sapienza


Ezequiel Acuñaar Argentina

He was born in Buenos Aires in 1976 and studied Scriptwriting at the Escuela Superior de Cinematografía and Filmmaking at the CIEVYC. He directed Swimming Alone (Bafici ‘03; Special Mention from the SIGNIS Jury), Like a Crashed Plane (Bafici ‘05; Best Film of the Argentine Competition) and Sightseeing (Bafici ‘09).

Film: La vida de alguien


Fatih Akin Alemania

The son of Turkish parents, he was born in 1973 in Hamburg. He studied Visual Communication at the Hamburg School of Fine Arts. He won a Golden Bear for Head On in 2004 and was awarded at Cannes for the film The Edge of Heaven (2007; Bafici ‘08). In 2009 he released Soul Kitchen and won the Special Prize at the Venice Film Festival. 

Film: The Cut


Federico Pintos Argentina

He studied Film and Playwriting. He was an editor-in-chief of the magazine Haciendo Cine, a festival programmer and producer of Ernesto Baca’s films Semen (2007) and Vrindavana (Bafici ‘10). He directed the short film Zainichi, which participated in Bafici ‘11.

Film: Generación artificial


Fernand Melgar Suiza

Film: L’Abri


Fernando Sarquís Argentina

He was born in Córdoba in 1987. At the age of 15 he began studying Music and later trained at the National University of Córdoba, where he majored in Film and TV Direction. He directed the short film Amar, temer, partir, and Miramar is his first feature-length film. He’s currently writing La soledad de los elefantes.

Film: Miramar


Fernando Arca Argentina

Born in Buenos Aires in 1967, he studied at FUC. He directed the feature-length film De todas formas, teatro (1996; National Arts Fund Award) and the documentary series 10 minutos, and co-directed –alongside Tristán Bauer and Carolina Scaglione– of the documentary feature La Noche de los Bastones Largos: el futuro intervenido (20...

Film: La música interior


Flavia De la Fuente Argentina

Born in Buenos Aires. In 1991, she co-founded the film magazine El Amante and co-directed it until 2004. She was a programmer for this Festival between 2001 and 2004. A photography enthusiast, she started making films with her small camera a few years ago, including the short Escenas en el mar (2012) and the feature-length film 15 Days at the Beach...

Film: El paseo


Florencia Inés González Argentina

She was born in Buenos Aires in 1972. She studied filmmaking with José Martínez Suárez and film directing at the FUC. At the university, she wrote and directed three shorts: Lenta va la noche (1991), Azul, casi transparente (1993) and Peceses (1995). Un aplauso al que vive is her fifth documentary and her first feature.

Film: Un aplauso al que vive


Florent Tillon Nueva Caledonia

He was born in New Caledonia, in the South Pacific, and is a self-taught filmmaker. He made his directorial debut with the documentary short L’Observatoire (2007), followed by the mid-length Rond-point de la Porte Maillot (2007) and Grand Scala (2009). His first feature, Détroit: Ville sauvage was shown at Bafici ‘11.

Film: Las Vegas Meditation


Francisco Pedemonte Argentina

Born in Bahía Blanca in 1982, he’s a graduate from Universidad del Cine. He directed several short films, including Árboles y arbustos (Bafici ‘04), Invitados (Bafici ‘08), and the collective feature-length film A propósito de Buenos Aires (Argentine Competitoin in Bafici ‘06).

Film: El lado de los oponentes


Francisco D’Eufemia Argentina

He was born in Berazategui in 1982. When he finished high school, he wandered through several film-related educational institutions until he enrolled in ENERC, where he majored in Editing. Together with his partners Javier Zevallos and Nadia Martínez, he founded the production company Ponchocine. Song Lost in the Snow is his first film as di...

Film: Canción perdida en la nieve


Francisco Chiapparo Argentina

Studied Image and Sound Design and directed Son ellas (2013)

Film: De día la noche


Francisco Lezama Argentina

Was born in Buenos Aires in 1987, studied at Universidad del Cine, directed La ilusión te queda, and  produced the collective film Sucesos Intervenidos (Bafici ‘14).

Film: La novia de Frankenstein


Franck Ribière Francia

He trained in Political Sciences in Paris before studying Filmmaking at the School of Film Studies. He worked as a fashion photography assistant in New York, and later as an executive producer for documentaries. Steak (R)evolution is his first work as a director. 

Film: Steak (r)évolution


Franco Verdoia Argentina

Franco Verdoia was born in Córdoba in 1977, trained as an actor and graduated as a filmmaker at Eliseo Subiela’s Professional School of Film. Both co-directed the feature-length film Chile 672.

Film: La vida después


05 May 2015


BAL’s “Work in Progress” section has selected two Argentine projects, one from Chile, one from Colombia and a Mexican-Ecuadorian co-production to be screened at t...


25 April 2015


The 380 thousand people coming to the screenings and activities of the 2015 BAFICI and the great moments gathered over these two weeks have made this a memorable year for the Festi...


25 April 2015


The Festival officially came to an end with the screening of “La calle de los pianistas” and the live concert by Karin Lercher and Natasha Binder in the main hall and t...


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