Álvaro Priante is an award-winning director, screenwriter and producer from Spain. He is best known for his work in films such as "The Fable of the Fish" (2015) and "The Exquisite Corpse" (2014).
Priante was born in Madrid in 1981. He graduated from the University of Seville in 2004 with a degree in audiovisual communication, and then went on to study film directing at the Madrid Film School. He also studied screenwriting at the prestigious Madrid Film Institute.
Priante’s career began in 2008 with his debut short film “The Fable of the Fish”, which was selected for the San Sebastian International Film Festival. The film won several awards, including the Best Short Film Award at the Festival de Cine Dos Hermanas.
In 2011, Priante made his first feature film, “The Exquisite Corpse”, which was critically acclaimed and won numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the International Film Festival of Seville. He followed this up with the feature film “The Last Days of the Sun” (2014), which was also well-received and garnered several awards, including the Best Feature Film Award at the Barcelona International Film Festival.
In addition to his feature films, Priante has directed several short films and documentaries, including “The Dreamers” (2014) and “The Nomads” (2015). He has also produced several short films and documentaries, including “The Cave” (2015).
Priante’s work has been widely praised for its visual style and its exploration of themes such as human relationships and the search for identity. His films have been screened at numerous international festivals, and he has been honored with several awards, including the Best Director Award at the San Sebastian International Film Festival.
Priante continues to work on new projects and is currently in pre-production on his next feature film. He is an acclaimed director and an influential figure in the Spanish film industry.