Pablo BergerWRITER | DIRECTOR | PRODUCER
Pablo Berger is one of Spain’s most acclaimed international film directors and a former instructor at NYFA. His debut feature film Torremolinos 73 (2003) was a local box office hit and premiered at the Malaga Film Festival, winning Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Actress. Torremolinos 73 was nominated for four Goya Awards and received prizes in many international film festivals. His second feature, Blancanieves (2013), premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and won over 100 awards worldwide, including ten Goyas, the Special Jury Prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival, nominations for Best Film and Best Director at the European Film Awards, a César Awards nomination for Best Foreign Film, and selection as Spain’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film.
Berger’s latest film Abracadabra (2017) premiered at the London Film Festival and was also a box office hit in Spain. Abracadabra was a finalist for Spain’s Oscar 2018 entry and was nominated for eight Goya Awards. At the moment he is in pre-production of his new film, Robot Dreams. Berger has been collaborating with NYFA since the early nineties and has directed their film program at La Fèmis (France).