Iker Oiz Elgorriaga is a Spanish film director and screenwriter who has made a name for himself in the filmmaking industry.
Born in Vitoria, Spain in 1989, Iker was exposed to cinema from a young age. His parents were both cinephiles and took him to the movies regularly from an early age. Through this, Iker developed a love of cinema and grew up wanting to become a director.
At the age of 18, Iker enrolled in the University of Barcelona to study filmmaking and screenwriting. While in college, he also wrote and directed several short films and music videos. After graduating in 2012, Iker was accepted into the prestigious Director’s Guild of Spain and began working as an assistant director on short films, music videos, and commercials.
In 2016, Iker released his debut feature film, “The Great Escape,” which was a critical and commercial success. His follow-up feature, “The Summer of the Monsters,” was released in 2018 and was also well-received.
Iker’s most recent feature, “The Dreamer,” was released in 2020 and was an official selection at several international film festivals. The film follows a young boy who is struggling to cope with his father’s death and the subsequent changes in his family. The Dreamer was praised for its tender and honest exploration of family dynamics and the power of dreams.
Iker has become known for his thoughtful and sensitive approach to filmmaking and his ability to tell human stories with a unique perspective. His films often tackle difficult topics, such as death, grief, and family relationships, with a unique blend of realism and fantasy.
Iker continues to work on new projects and is currently developing his next feature film. He hopes to continue to bring his unique voice and vision to cinema for many years to come.