Spanish director Eloy Domínguez Serén presents a master class at the invitation of the School of Arts - Portuguese Catholic University where he will talk about his creative procedures, from his films already concluded.
Eloy Domínguez Serén was born in 1985 in Simes (Galicia). He studied in Salamanca, Milano and Barcelona, where he graduated in 2010. Before debuting as a filmmaker he worked as a film critic for both radio and press, becoming a member of the Youth Jury at 67th Biennale di Venezia in 2010. In 2012 he moved to Sweden, where he made his short film PETTRING. In 2014 he released two new projects, the short film I DEN NYA HIMLEN and the medium-feature film JET LAG (programmed at FID Marseille, Doc’s Kingdom, Museum of the Moving Image of New York and Etats Généraux de Lussas, among others). His film NO COW ON THE ICE was premiered in 2015 at Visions du Réel and awarded in Toulouse, Filmadrid, Play-Doc, L'Alternativa or Márgenes, while his two most recent works, the short films YELLOW BRICK ROAD and RUST, have been premiered at Jihlava IDFF and FID Marseille, respectively. In 2017 his new project HAMADA was selected at the Doc Station of Berlinale and it won two awards at the Doc Outlook of Visions du Réel. Moreover, he was also selected to participate at Berlinale Talents 2017. HAMADA was premiered at IDFA 2018, it's been selected in festivals such as Cinéma du Réel or Bafici and it's been awarded at Cinéma du Réel, Gijón International Film Festival, Tempo or Porto/Post/Doc. Along with that project, he is currently working in THE DARKER IT GETS, a Swedish production shot in the Arctic Circle.