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On Kaikki Turhaa ON KAIKKI TURHAA (Everything is futile) (2017)

Music Video.

Music video of the song "On kaikki turhaa" performed by the Finnish band Kotiaresti.

Cast: Ángel Héctor Sánchez, María Guibert, Soraya Macías, Jorge Moré, José Mª Herrero "Herrerín"
Music: Kotiaresti



Screenings: Cervignano Film Festival (Italy)  [+ INFO]



Varadero VARADERO (2015)

Short film. Fiction

Amparo has a dream: to live in Varadero.

Cast: María Guibert, Fernando Marrot, Soraya Macías, José Mª Herrero "Herrerín"
Music: Kotiaresti

Best International Short Film Award in BISFF - Bangalore International Short Film Festival (Bangalore, India)
Special Jury Award in Festival Internazionale Cinema di Frontiera (Marzamemi, Italy)
Special Jury Award in Martil Iberoamerican Film Festival (Morocco)
Best Director in VideoLab Film Festival (Kamarina, Italy)


Screenings: Tampere International Film Festival (Tampere, Finland), Stuttgarter Filmwinter (Stuttgart, Germany), Alcine (Alcalá de Henares, Spain), FERFILM Festival (Ferizaj, Kosovo), Bangalore Short Film Festival (India), Festival de Cine de Tunja (Colombia), Festival Gualeguaychú (Argentina), etc.  [+ INFO]


Look Up! LOOK UP! (2014)

Short film. Documentary.

A walk looking at the architecture in my town, Aviles (Spain).

3rd Best Short Film Award in FICARQ Festival Internacional de Cine y Arquitectura de Avilés - Avilés (SPAIN)

Screenings: Festival Internacional de Cine y Arquitectura Cinetekton! Film Fest (San Andrés Cholula, Mexico), Día del Arte en la Universidad de Oviedo (Oviedo, Spain), etc.  [+ INFO]



Peones PEONES (Pawns) (2013)

Short film. Fiction

Two men play chess.

Cast: Fernando Marrot, Jorge Moré, Jesús Villar
Music: Moven David, Cebe, MPB

Best Experimental Short Film Award and Best Cinematography Award in Pink City Film Festival (Jaipur, India)
Best Sound Award in Festival Plasma en Corto (Gómez Palacio, Mexico)
Best Cinematography Award in Festival de Cine de Zaratán (Spain)
Best Screenplay Award in Certamen de Cine de Proaza y Santo Adriano (Spain)


Screenings: Uruguay International Human Rights Film Festival (Uruguay), Festival Prototype Vidéo (Paris, France), Berlin International Directors Lounge (Berlin, Germany), Festival de Cine de Madrid-PNR (Spain), Cerano Film Festival (Italy), etc.  [+ INFO]


Le Futur LE FUTUR (The Future) (2011)

Short film. Fiction.

In an ideal future, society is perfect, everyone is happy. Although there is always a misfit who seeks to be like everyone else.

Cast: Jorge García Blanco, B. Pozas, Léa Dupiellet, Daniel Álvaro Rodríguez Meliande, Silvia Lacera Acebal, Jorge Moré

Special Award in 'Edge of the City' Film Festival (London, United Kingdom)
50th anniversary of 'La Jetée' in Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (United Kingdom)
Best Asturian Short Film in Mediu Güeyu Festival (Villaviciosa, Spain)


Screenings: Cinesul - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Cairo Film Festival (Egypt), Mostra Magma (Italy), FIC de Bella Vista (Argentina), Bideodromo Festival (Bilbao, Spain), etc.  [+ INFO]


Tacones TACONES (Heels) (2009)

Short film. Fiction.

A young man moves into a flat looking for solitude. Until the sound of high heels make it impossible.

Cast: Benjamín Villaverde

'Día d'Asturies' Award in Gijon International Film Festival (Spain)
3rd Best Short Film Award in 'Edge of the City' Film Festival (London, United Kingdom)


Screenings: Alcine Short Film Festival (Alcalá de Henares, Spain), ASBRU (Brussels, Belgium), Cine East (London, United Kingdom), etc.  [+ INFO]


Potpourri POTPOURRI

A selection of several videos.

Alcine 46 (2016)
Isma & the City (2014)
Edge of the City Film Festival. The Backstage (2012)
A Love Story (2007)

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PRESS



El Cuaderno

revista EL CUADERNO
Nortes de Benjamín Villaverde


by H.G. Castaño for El Cuaderno

Diario del cineasta
prensa DIARIO DEL CINEASTA
Benjamín Villaverde, el recurso imaginativo


by Ana Rebón for Diario del Cineasta

Cinestesia
revista CINESTESIA

Sanfernancine. El director del I Festival de Cortometrajes de San Fernando de Henares comenta los cortos participantes


by Jorge A. Freire for Cinestesia (San Fernando de Henares, SPAIN)

RPA La Buena Tarde
prensa RPA - RADIO DEL PRINCIPADO DE ASTURIAS

La Buena Tarde


Benjamín Villaverde in the Radio Program La Buena Tarde, with María Luisa Prada, Carlos Coicoya and Juan Luis Mas  [LISTEN]

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Benjamín Villaverde - Aviles, Asturias (Spain)

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