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Psiconautas, the forgotten children
Feature film [over 45 min]
FARRUCO CASTROMÁN; CARLOS JUÁREZ; LUIS TOSAR
Birdboy and Dinky are two teenagers who have decided to escape from an island devastated by ecological catastrophe: Birdboy by shutting himself off from the world, Dinky by setting out a dangerous journey with the hope that Birdboy will accompany her.
Alberto Vázquez (A Coruña, Spain, 1980)
Animation director, illustrator and cartoonist. His books and comics have been published in countries like Spain, France, Italy, Brazil and Korea. He has written and directed short animation as "Birdboy" and "Unicorn blood" based in his comics. His work has been nominated on two occasions for the Goya Awards, winning the Goya Best Animated Short Film in 2012. He has won over 60 awards in international festivals and his works have been exhibited in prestigious festivals worldwide as Annecy, Clermond-Ferrand, Animafest Zagreb or Slamdance. He just finished his first feature film "Psiconautas, the forgotten children”, co-directed with Pedro Rivero, based on the graphic novel of the same name by the own Vázquez.
Pedro Rivero. Producer, director, screenwriter, and autor of theatrical plays and comic books.
PEDRO RIVERO (Bilbao, 1969)
Producer, director and screenwriter.
President of the Basque Screenwriters Guild 2002-2008.
Screenwriter for several TV animated series and for the feature film “Goomer”, Goya Award for the Best Spanish Animated Feature Film 1999.
Producer, director and screenwriter of “La Crisis Carnívora” (2007), the first Spanish feature film in Flash animation for theatres.
Autor of theatrical plays and comic books.
Filmography as Director:
* Psiconautas, the forgotten children (2015). Animated feature film.
* Birdboy (2010). Animated short film. Goya Award for the Best Spanish Animated Short Film 2012. Preselected for the Academy Awards (longlist). More than 40 awards and 200 selections in film festivals.
* La crisis carnívora (Animal Crisis, 2007). Animated feature film.