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New film workshop with renown Argentine director Lucrecia Martel in Chavón

From February 19th to 26th renown Argentine director Lucrecia Martel, will be here in the La Romana Campus of Chavón School of Design. During her time here she will have several meetings with students and the public in general as well as a 5 hour workshop on Wednesday, February 21st!

Lucrecia Martel, Argentina, 1952, studied at the Film School of Avellaneda and the ENERC. With her short film Rey Muerto (1995) she received recognition from international critics and her feature film La Ciénaga (2001) was awarded Best Opera Prima at the Berlin Festival 2001, becoming the greatest promise of the New Argentine Cinema. La Niña Santa (2004) was selected for the Cannes Film Festival and with La Mujer sin Cabeza, 2008, she consolidates a career that places her as one of the great references of contemporary cinema. Her latest film Zama (2017) has been selected in the Official Out-of-Competition Section of the Venice Film Festival, the Toronto and New York Film Festival, and the European Film Festival of Seville.

Picture from ‘Zama’ Press Conference

As we’ve been able to see the Film industry in the Dominican Republic is growing. The film career is only a year old in Chavón School of Design but they have made sure that well-known names in the industry come to campus and share their knowledge with the students helping them think out of the box and come up with innovative ideas that they can implement in their future projects. 

The workshop is orientated at audiotext, experimental sound, and dialog writing.  Stories, the fragments of dialogues,  messages in an answering machine, oral narration, in general, can be the beginning of the writing of a script. The genetics of the cinematographic text will be worked on from sound triggers. If you are into filmmaking or any of its branches, don’t miss the opportunity to learn from one of the best in the Latin film industry, spots are limited so call NOW you will not regret it!

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m (5 hours)
Investment: US $ 175 (LIMITED SPOTS!!)

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