Encounter. Bridging cultures: Dominican audiovisual as a transcontinental nexus

11 October, 2023
12:00 - 13:00
Village. Puerto de Cádiz


Belen Rodriguez, from Womack Spain


  • Fabiola Contreras Rosso
    Fabiola Contreras Rosso
  • Oriol Estrada Martos
    Oriol Estrada Martos
  • Ronni Castillo Alcantara
    Ronni Castillo Alcantara
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Fabiola Contreras Rosso

Fabiola is an outstanding professional in the entertainment industry with an impressive track record of achievements and recognition. Her versatility as a director, producer and conceptual artist has made her an influential figure in the world of digital creation.

One of the most outstanding milestones in Fabiola’s career is her victory in the “Hack MAFIZ Malaga” for digital creators, an achievement that highlights her creativity and technical skills in the digital realm. In addition, its participation in programs such as “Cima Impulsa”, “Next Lab” and the “X Laboratorio de Desarrollo de Ideas” demonstrates its commitment to constant learning and innovation.

Fabiola has demonstrated her talent on an international level by being part of the second edition of the “Stories by Women” program, which led her to present her work at the prestigious Annecy festival in 2023. His contribution as part of the Dominican delegation to Premios Quirino 2023 and Pixelatl 2022 underscores his ability to make professional connections on a global scale, which is essential in the entertainment industry.

As for her experience in projects, Fabiola has left her mark in several notable productions, such as “Una canción para Lucía” by Fernando Madera, “Todo se Mueve” by Giorgio Siladi, “Helen” by Luitomá and “Natural Harmony” by The mysterious They. His ability to collaborate on diverse creative proposals is a testament to his versatility and artistic prowess.

In addition to her experience in previous projects, Fabiola is committed to her professional growth, as she is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Development and Management of the Entertainment Industry at ANÁHUAC University, Cancun. His determination to continue to expand his knowledge demonstrates his dedication to excellence in the industry.

As an independent artist working on international animation and video game projects, Fabiola is at the forefront of digital creativity. In addition, its ambition to find producers with the right financial backing for its animated series “Nerea” reflects its long-term vision and commitment to producing high-quality content.

Oriol Estrada Martos

Oriol Estrada (Barcelona, 1983) is a Catalan filmmaker who has produced most of his work in the Dominican Republic. His work is developed between the frontier of fiction and non-fiction. He graduated in film directing from the prestigious International Film and Television School of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV). In 2012 he founded the production company Faula Films with the aim of providing a creative platform for the development and production of independent films in the Dominican Republic. He has co-directed and co-produced with fellow Dominican filmmaker Natalia Cabral, the documentaries “Tu y Yo” (2014), “El Sitio de los Sitios” (2016), and the fictions “Miriam Miente” (2018) and “Una Película Sobre Parejas” (2021).

His work has been selected and awarded in important international festivals such as Locarno, Visions du Réel, Karlovy Vary, IDFA, Malaga, Biarritz, Huelva, Chicago, Hamburg, Gijon, Havana, Guadalajara, among others. It has also been presented at renowned cultural venues such as the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Cinemateca de Bogotá, the Anthology Film Archives, the Cineteca Madrid and the Filmoteca de Cataluña.

Ronni Castillo Alcantara

Ronni Castillo is a Dominican director and screenwriter known for his work in the film industry in the Dominican Republic. In addition to directing “¿Quién Manda?” and Cuentas por cobrar, both award-winning projects placed on different streaming platforms.

Presents “Amparo” a serialized project about a Dominican immigration lawyer in Europe, fighting for justice while navigating her own identity as an immigrant and mother. In each episode, he defends new clients, but his personal story intertwines with each case, revealing deep emotional and racial challenges that impact his family.

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