Interview to Juan Millares. FICARQ 2017

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​Juan Millares

Juan Millares is an architect, professor of Audiovisual Media at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and filmmaker. Since 1980, he has made several fiction and experimental short films, among others, El armario de luna (1986), selected at International Student Film Festival in Tel Aviv and  La calle móvil (1993), selected at the AVE (International Experimental Audiovisual Festival) in Arnhem (The Netherlands).

In 1990 he writes, in collaboration, and directs the series for television Mucho cuento. After several documentary films like Cartas no escritas (1995), Campamento (2002) and Cuadernos de contabilidad de Manolo Millares (2005), largometraje with which he obtains the 1º Prize (ex aequo) of Sección Tiempo de Historia of the 50 Seminci de Valladolid

In 2009 he writes and directs the short film The German Pavilion knows what has received a great number of awards in various film festivals, being nominated for the 2011 Goya Awards as Best Documentary Short Film.

He has written articles in various publications in the audiovisual sector; he has participated in international congresses, meetings, conferences and round tables since 1985; he has been a jury in several national and international film festivals. He has been part of the Committee of Experts of the ICAA (Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts) of the Ministry of Culture of the Government of Spain.



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