César Oyarzabal, a young French filmmaker, is a senior undergraduate at NYU Tisch in Film and TV. From an early age, he immersed himself in filmmaking, creating over 30 short films spanning narratives and documentaries. With six years of experience, César has worked in various roles within the industry, honing his skills in writing, editing, and more.
His filmmaking philosophy centers around the idea that compelling stories don't require extravagant equipment; a powerful narrative and genuine emotions transcend technical limitations. César's creative vision explores themes of loss, illusion, secrets, and the impact of hidden truths. Drawing inspiration from diverse influences like Vinterberg’s Festen, Louis Malle's "The Murmur of the Heart," and Sam Mendes' "American Beauty," his style remains versatile and evolving.
Born to cinephile parents, including a stage and screen actor father, César's upbringing between France, China, and the US enriched his cinematic sensibilities. With a passion for storytelling, César Oyarzabal continues to shape his voice in the world of film.