Zapata Films
Buenos Aires, AR.
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#HoracioQuiroga #blackandwhite #time #experimental #rainforest

The Son is a short film based on a story by the writer Horacio Quiroga. It is a story that takes place in the jungle of Misiones, northeast of Argentina. It's a story about trust and fear, about doubt and fortitude, it's a story of a father teaching his son to shape his own destiny although this entails in itself an enormous tragedy.

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#soundtrack #electronic #ambient #soundeffects #musicforfilms

 

Album: NO LAND // 2020

Buenos Aires, Argentina

These sounds and atmospheres are the memory of a past life that seems already far away, the memories of an ancient trip doomed to change again and again. But they are also the nostalgic memory of what will come, a wanted shipwreck that is assumed as an inevitable destiny. The music manages to turn the hourglass over and over again, and stop it, and turn it upside down, and again stop it... There is a time machine inside each of us. Time is now my homeland.

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#antropomorfia

Collective Art Exhibition. 

Art Curator Bardovisual. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2017 

#instakronos 

Gallery Days 2017 Photography Collective Exhibition. 

Curator Ruben Lezcano. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2017

#el silencio  

Photography Collective Exhibition.

Curator Ruben Lezcano. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2015

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#textures #collage #surrealistic #visualarts

#posterdesign #phototextures #artevents

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#3danimation #render #architecture #scenography #atmosphere #poeticspace #setdesign #artdirection #hyperrealism #3dvideos

With Architect Karla Montauti.

 

Ph: Agustino Mercado

Pablo Zapata

Film Director, Musician & Multimedia Artist from Venezuela based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His current work is based on an artistic investigation about the Perception of Identity and Time that characterises the migratory process in the current Venezuelan exodus.

He studied Arts and Film at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. His cinematographic work has been exhibited and awarded in numerous festivals around the world such as the Human Rights International Festival of Buenos Aires, FINCA International Environmental Film Festival, Industry Boost Competition, Rural Film Festival Arica Nativa, Nottingham International Microfilm, Voices From the Waters International Film Festival, among others. 

 

For several years he has worked as a Human Rights Volunteer in Venezuelan Prisons as a filmmaker and Instructor of Penitentiary Film through the Waleker Cineclub, directed by the well-known documentary filmmaker and social worker Livia Montes. He attended film workshops dictated by filmmaker Manuel de Pedro, the french documentalist François Caillat and acclaimed filmmakers Werner Herzog and David Lynch. 

Languages: Spanish, French, Italian, English & Portuguese

_Film Director

_Music Producer

_Screenwriter

_Sound Designer

_Videographer

_Photographer

_Poster Designer

_Film & Video Editor

_2D Animator & Lumion 3D Animator

_Illustrator

_Creative Direction

_Art Director

film festival official selection /

Golden Sparrow International Film Festival. Short film El Hijo. Official Selection and Jury Award Winner Best International Short film. Tamil Nadu, India. 2021

VI Festival Video nodoCCS 2020Short film HALF/LIFE. Official Selection. Kristiansand Norway, 2020

The Lift-Off Sessions. Video Time is Homeland. Pinewood Studios, UK. 2020

Bogotá Experimental Film Festival. Short film Yo, Piel. Official Selection. Bogotá Colombia, 2020

18 International Human Rights Film Festival, Short film HALF/LIFE. Official Exhibition. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2019 

FINCA International Environmental Film Festival, Short film Memory of Diving Bell. Official Exhibition. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2018 

17 International Human Rights Film Festival, Short film HALF/LIFE. Official Selection. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2017 

Industry Boost Competition, Short film HALF/LIFE. Official Selection. Miami, EE.UU. 2017 

Industry Boost Competition, Short film The Circumcision Official Selection. Miami, EE.UU. 2017 

Retransmisión 2ª Muestra de Cine y video Independiente, Short film HALF/LIFE. Official Selection. D.F., México. 2017 

Voices From the Waters International Film Festival, Short film Memory of Diving Bell. Official Selection. Bangalore, India. 2017 

Festival de Cine Rural Arica Nativa, Short film Memory of Diving Bell. Official Selection. Arica, Chile. 2016

Post Mortem International Horror & Bizarre Short Film Fest, Short film REM_01. Official Selection. Aguascalientes, México. 2016

Horror Online Art Navarra Film Festival  Short film REM_01. Official Selection. Pamplona, España. 2016

Nottingham International Microfilm, Short film The Circumcision. Official Selection. Nottingham, UK. 2015

 

   

 awards /

  

JURY AWARD WINNER Best International Short film, El Hijo. Golden Sparrow International Film Festival. Tamil Nadu, India. 2021

MENTION Experimental Short film. Short film HALF/LIFE. 

Festival Baruta de Película. Caracas Venezuela 2017

 

FINALIST Industry Boost Competition, Short film HALF/LIFE. Miami-Florida, EE.UU. 2017

1º PRIZE Festival de Cine Rural Arica Nativa, Short film Memory of Diving BellDirected by Pablo Zapata & Guadalupe Gómez Verdi. Arica, Chile. 2016

1º PRIZE Municipal David Suárez, Short film Aquí Empezó, Directed by Livia Montes Cineclub Waleker / Cine Penitenciario. Best Documentary Short film & Best Sound. Edition & Sound Design by Pablo Zapata. Caracas, Venezuela. 2008

1º PRIZE PROVEA, Poster Contest La Masacre de El Amparo. Caracas, Venezuela. 2008 

1º PRIZE Festival de Cortometrajes de Barquisimeto, Short film El Gato Negro, Directed by Adriana Tognella. Co-Production, Edition, Animation, Art Direction & Main Role by Pablo Zapata. Barquisimeto, Venezuela. 2007

1º PRIZE III Salón de Arte Digital, Short film Frida en Silencio. Maracaibo, Venezuela. 2004 

1º PRIZE 6º juegos Interfacultades UCV, Poster Contest. Caracas, Venezuela. 2004  

 

   

art exhibitions /

NO LAND Debut Music Album. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2020 

ANTROPOMORFIA Collective Art Exhibition. Art Curator Bardovisual. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2017 

#INSTAKRONOS Gallery Days 2017 Photography Collective Exhibition. Curator Ruben Lezcano. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2017

EL SILENCIO  Photography Collective Exhibition. Curator Ruben Lezcano. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2015

 
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Zapata Films 

Audiovisual & Media Productions

Roosevelt y Arcos

Belgrano. 1428

Buenos Aires, Argentina

zapatafilmspro@gmail.com

+54 911 6217 2863​