In Galician, under construction. Pitching of webseries projects
The finalists of this award convened by the City Council of Carballo will have to defend their proposals in front of a jury. They have 10 minutes to do it and a 3000 € prize awaits the winners for the production of their web series.
Cacola is a 2D digital animation webseries project by David Hidalgo, director, screenwriter, animator, art director and editor of several animation shorts and video clips. In 2020 he was a finalist at the Goya Awards with one of those shorts, Homomaquia. With a cartoon aesthetic with flat colors and unreal animations, the Cacola chapters will present self-concluding stories of about 30 seconds with an absurd comedy tone in wool that anything can happen.
LÉVEDE. A sensual web series with Galician bakery recipes. A first kiss, poor things, with their hearts beating in their mouths is the first recipe: bread. Three radiant teenagers kiss each other’s arms, backs and buttockes, in an explosive prayer. They bring the formula for the Easter cake. A boy and a girl melt their bodies, mix fluids and bind their faces. Burning like that, they leave the steps to apple empanada. Two in love senior citizens vibrate with desire, feeling the words in the mouth of another. They reveal, placidly, the notes of the preparation of amendoados.
Óleo is a fictional project that portrays lonelyness, internal void, the rage and guilt of people who have to give up their lives to take care of others. Pazo Libunca, one of the most well-known architectures of Narón, is one of the protagonists of this web series directed by Daniel Sanmartín, which combines his studies and works with various personal projects, among which stands out his role as vice president of the sociocultural association Patio de Butacas.
In Cebo&Allo, Román Castaño Frieiro -creator of the web series Gafas e Pallaso and As Cousas do Choio- tells the story of two Galician brothers, Cebolo and Allo, different among them but with a common characteristic: their passion for gastronomy. Cebolo is a youtuber in love with massive intakes and Allo enjoys select culinary experiences. The clash between these two worlds gives birth to this comic fiction project.
Film director born in Santiago de Compostela in 1973, Zarauza began his film career in 1994 shooting several short films and coordinating professional workshops throughout Europe for the Media Business School. In Madrid, together with Cuban producer Harold Sánchez, he founded the production company Iroko Films, holding the position of project development director until 2008. In 2004 he wrote his first film “A ilha da morte”, awarded as best feature film script at the Trieste festival. In 2012, he directed two films: Encallados and Os Fenómenos and he is currently working in the post-production process of “Ons”, his fifth feature film.
Lorena Iglesias Lista is a marginal comedian, actress, screenwriter and youtuber. She is currently developing the series ‘Millennials mal’ at the Film Academy, about an “old millennial”, hypochondriac and neophyll. Since 2019 she has conducted the weekly, always different show, Necroshow, participates in radio programs and collaborates in feminist events such as ‘Princesas y Darthvaders’, Riot Comedy, etc. Her comic style has been described as “hallucinated comedy or thinking out of the box.” Better to see. Better to see to believe.
Antón Varela (A Coruña, 1992) has a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the UDC and a Master’s degree in Contemporary Film and Audiovisual Studies at the Pompeu Fabra University. His field of work is animation, his language appropriation and collage, and his raw material is clippings of images that he finds out all over the place. The result is “Orfanato Atroz”, which won the award for best web series at Carballo Interplay 2016. He has recently made for Vinte the five-chapter series “Los 20 del XX”, a journey through the history of Galicia without abandoning his personal style.
María Yáñez has been working as a journalist in digital media for two decades, developing audiovisual content for the internet, designing online communication strategies and curating various digital culture projects such as the Carballo Interplay festival or the LAIC in A Coruña. She currently directs VINTE, an online society, culture and trends magazine linked to the Praza.gal newspaper, and teaches at the Master in Social Media and Digital Content at the University of Vigo.