The filmmaker Álvaro Feldman, winner of the sixth edition of the BAICC artistic residencies organized by (S8), Acción Cultural Española and LIFT in Toronto. With the selected project, "Torontontero", Feldman proposes to build a mechanism that makes it possible to project in two directions, as well as to explore the possibilities of optical copying, and different manual development techniques to achieve a diversity of structures with which to build the film, which will film in Toronto. The resulting performance can be seen at its premiere in A Coruña in the fourteenth edition of (S8) in 2023.
Álvaro Feldman (1996) studied Cinematography at the Escola Superior de Cinema de Cataluyna ESCAC, where he began his interest in analog cinema and its forms. He specializes in cinematography. He works in Seville, Barcelona and Madrid. In 2021 he develops and coordinates the Out of Field Laboratory, and participates in various audiovisual projects as a technician and creative. He starts working at super8 making La Tarara, a diary/portrait film that continues to grow with each stay in Seville. That same year he studied at Master LAV, which allows him to continue delving into analog processes. He makes Diorama, Untitled Sketch #01 and #02 where he delves into more structural processes. He currently coordinates the laboratory of the Master LAV where he explores cinema as a craft, the possibilities and materiality of the analog image.
S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico and Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) organize this residency with the aim of continuing a line of work that seeks to open new paths for emerging creators, facilitating the creation of exchange ties with an institution of international relevance. as LIFT-Liaison of Independent Filmmakers.
Deadline: extended until 23:59 (GMT+1) on June 19, 2022.
Beneficiary publication: June 30, 2022.
LIFT-Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, (S8) Mostra Internacional de Cinema Periférico and Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) announce a selection process to participate in a residency for the production of an audiovisual piece shot in analog format (35mm, 16 mm, Super 16mm, 8mm or Super 8mm) in Toronto, Canada.
All those people born or resident in Spain, with an accredited artistic career, who wish to carry out an audiovisual project in analog format, may participate in the call. Candidates must prove knowledge of the English language in their c.v.
Applications will be submitted individually with a maximum of one application per holder. Each application will be presented in two versions, English and Spanish.
The duration of the residency will be between 4 and 6 uninterrupted weeks to be chosen between mid-January and March 2021 and will be subject to the availability of the LIFT facilities in Toronto. In the event of being absent during the agreed dates without pertinent justification, it may lead to the cancellation of the stay and the aid granted in each case.
Presentation of applications
Registration will be done through the website of the Mostra www.s8cinema.com, with thel online Form and providing a download link to the project in Spanish and English, both in PDF format (maximum 10 pages).
All the information about the conditios HERE >