Private Project

ant

'ant' is an invitation to meditate about the everyday fight against the difficulties of our own environment, it's an invitation to ourselves reflexion, it's a searching for our real goals.

  • nacho recio
    Director
  • nacho recio
    Writer
  • nacho recio (finalShot productions)
    Producer
  • romina mariel
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    ant
  • Film Type:
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    experimental, videoart, videocreation, videoarte, videocreación
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 1, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    0 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Spain
  • Country of Filming:
    Spain
  • Shooting Format:
    HD 1920x1080 25p
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • TWISTED OYSTER EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO ART FESTIVAL 2016
    Chicago
    United States
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2017
  • Exile Film Festival 2016
    Malmö, Sweden
    February 5, 2016
    Sweden Premiere
  • Backup Festival 2016
    Weimar
    Germany
    May 21, 2016
    backup.art.screen installation and monitoring
  • VIDEOKANAVA'S FEM4 CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION
    TAMPERE
    Finland
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2019
  • SANDALIA SUSTAINABILITY FILM FEST
    Sassari
    Italy
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018
  • PROSPE( C )TIVA VIDEOART

    Italy
    OFFICIAL SELECTION VIDEOART 2018
  • EXHIBITION IN CULTURE PALACE GALERIA STUDIO CROSSING BOUNDARIES
    WARSOW
    Poland
    EXHIBITION 2019
  • ARTENS XOUTH FESTIVAL
    ATHENS
    Greece
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2019
  • CITTADELLA GEOFILMFEST
    PADOVA
    Italy
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2019
  • NEW WAVE FILM FESTIVAL

    China
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2019
  • FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE Y ARTES VISUALES BUGARTE 2017
    Cali
    Colombia
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2017
  • Blackbird Film Fest 2015
    New York
    World
    Non Competitive Official Section
  • San Mauro Film Festival
    Torino
    Italy
    OFFICIAL SELECTION SEMIFINALIST 2018
  • AASHA INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST

    India
    NOMINATED TOP 15 BEST MOVIE 2019
  • VIDEOPROJECT 2015
    Fuengirola, Málaga
    September 22, 2015
    Spain
    I Muestra de Videocreación Mr. Rohs Cultural
  • Termita International Film Fest
    Madrid
    Spain
    OFFICIAL SELECTION 2015
  • 13Th Annual Frames Film Festival 2016
    Navi Mumbai, India
    January 21, 2016
    Asia Premiere
  • EKURHULENI INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST

    South Africa
    FINALIST 2019
  • Art gallery Mirel Markarian 2016
    Fuengirola
    Spain
    September 17, 2016
    Individual Art Exhibition
Director Biography - nacho recio

nachoRecio's BioFilmography as a Director :

Telecommunications Engineer (Sound and Image), Official Yoga Instructor and Multidisciplinary Artist.

After directing a documentary in Hollywood about John Frusciante's life (Red Hot Chili Peppers) he began to work making videos for music bands like Chambao ('Lo mejor pa tí') or TCap (‘Animals Freedom’, Winner Best Videoclip Evoluzoon Bogotá 2018).

He has also directed Tv series like 'Fausto' in super 16mm or Feature Films like 'N/949' (Award Winner Best International Fiction Feature in Festival Internacional Evoluzoon (Bogotá, 2019)).

His Videoart has been in museums like CAC Málaga or ERARTA Saint Petersburg ('Morphogénesis'), Winning prices in International Experimental Cinema Festivals like FIRST PRIZE in the International Festival PROTESTA Barcelona 2016 and Awarded by the Jury of COPEAM (Mediterranean Audiovisual Org) in the FIFAK International Film Fest Tunisia 2018 (‘Preferentes’) or WINNER with the Most Inventive Film in the Mobile International Film Festival Macedonia 2018 (‘Shadows of a Radio in the East’) or the SECOND PRIZE in the Experimental Film Fest BIDEODROMO 2015 ('Broken mirrors') or WINNER the EXPERIMENTAL CATEGORY in the ‘Encuentro Internacional de Videocorto de la Universidad Autónoma de México 2018’ (‘A Rose Behind the Mask’).

Also, his artistic creations have gone through many exhibitions around the world like the Lone Star Film Society and the BLNK Jam Downtown Urban Arts Festival from Texas, RONZII Exhibition in Pisa, ESPACIOENTER in the Canary islands, ESMoA Videoart California, Culture Palace of Warsow, the ‘Laboratorio Modulable Artístico’ LAMOSA in Cuenca and in Important and independent Cinema Festivals like Dolgoji Experimental Shorts (Award Nominated, Seoul), Festival of Experimental Video Images Contre Nature (Marsella), ENEAGRAMA International Experimental Film Fest Córdoba (Argentina), PROSPE(C)TIVA Videoart (Italy) or the Festival of Cinema and Visual Arts Bugarte (Colombia), being NOMINATED in the THIRD CULTURE Film Fest Hong Kong 2016 for the BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM or the Copper Coast International Film Fest Wales 2018.

nachoRecio's Filmography as a Director :

Direcction of the Videoart ‘WoodWorm Lab’ (2020).

Direction of the Short Film ‘Epitaph to N/949’ (2020)

Creative Direction of the Audiovisual Promo ‘Soy Flamenka en mi Anarquía’ of the Artist ‘La Niña Ladrillo’ (2018).

Direction of the Spot for the ethical clothing brand ‘MARIEL BAGS’ (2018).

Direction of the Videocreation ‘The Red Rose’ (2018), WINNER the EXPERIMENTAL CATEGORY in the ‘Encuentro Internacional de Videocorto de la Universidad Autónoma de México 2018’, Semifinalist in Cuban International Film Fest Miami 2019 and Official Selections in the Asia Peace Film Fest Pakistan 2019, Cine Kasimanwa Western Visayas Film Fest Philippines 2018 or New Wave Film Fest China 2019.

Direction of the Spots IV (2014) and VI (2017) Festival de Cine de Fuengirola.

Direction of the Spot 'Curso de Posado e Interpretación ante la Cámara’ (2016).

Direction of the Short Film ‘Preferentes’ (2016), FIRST PRIZE Best Fiction Short in the International Festival PROTESTA BARCELONA 2016, Awarded by the Jury of COPEAM (Mediterranean Audiovisual Org) in the FIFAK International Film Fest Tunisia 2018, Nominated and Finalist in the Copper Coast International Film Fest Wales 2018 and selected in International Film Festivals like West Side Mountains Doc Fest Athens 2019, Best of Latin American Film Fest Los Angeles 2019, Finalist in Ekurhuleni International Film Fest South Africa 2019, Nepal Human Rights International Film Fest Kathmandu 2018, The Fatherhood Image Film Fest New York 2018, Indie Cyprus Short Film Fest Nicosia 2018, We are all Others International Short Film Fest of Social Diversity Mexico 2018, InShort International Film Fest Lagos Nigeria 2018, FICILP Festival Internacional de Cine La Picasa Patagonia 2018, Finalist in Moving Parts Film Fest Pasadena California 2018, KINÉ Muestra Internacional de Cortometrajes Puebla México 2018, FICFA Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes Flor Azul Buenos Aires 2017, Film Sozialak CINE INVISIBLE (Bilbao, 2017), URBAN Film Fest (Tehran, 2017), 39 Lugo International WEEK OF AUTEUR CINEMA (2017), IPAS Independent Political Short Film Fest (Athens, 2017), CENSURADOS Film Fest (Lima, 2017), RETRANSMISIÓN and MIC Género (México, 2017), CONCORDIA (Argentina, 2017) or Global Short Film Awards (Brodway, 2017).

Direction of the Videoart ‘Shadows of a Radio in the East’ (2016), recorded in Berlin, Winner of the Award Winner Most Inventive Film Mobile in the International Film Festival Macedonia 2018 and selected in Film Festivals like NEFF Nola Edge Film and Art Festival New Orleans 2019, SOO Film Festival Michigan 2019, Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival Bangladesh 2019, SPMAV Videoart Festival Arts Center Brazil 2019, MADRIFF Indie International Film Fest 2019, Finalist in Timeshare : A Night of Screenings Colorado 2019, Tromadance Detroit 2019, II Muestra de Videoarte FAENZA Bogotá 2019, the 17 DAYS (VOL 2) New York and Michigan 2019, 60 Seconds International Film Fest Islamabad 2019, Montenegrian Smartphone International Film Fest 2019, Cairo Mobile International Film Fest 2019, Nominated TOP 10 Best Unique Recorded Song Category in Aasha International Film Fest India 2019, Bogarnes Film Freaks Iceland 2019, Feminist Border Arts Film Festival New Mexico USA 2018, BLNKA Jam Downtown Urban Arts Festival Lubbock Texas 2018, Smart Philm Fest Washington DC 2018, International Festival of Experimental Video Images Contre Nature Marsella 2018, ENEAGRAMA Festival Internacional de Cine Experimental Córdoba Argentina 2018, NEO International Film Festival Ohio 2018, One Minute North Wales Moving Image Fest 2018, WOW Videoart Germany 2018, 60 Seconds or Less Film Festival Washington 2018, IV Jornadas de Videoarte el Escorial Madrid 2018, ESTIVAL Videoarte Málaga 2018, International Mobil Film Fest (San Diego 2017), Lone Star Film Society (Texas 2017), Experimental Superstars (Serbia 2016), Cinetoto Experimental Film Fest (Colombia 2017), BackUp Festval (Weimar 2017), ESMoA VIDEOART Film Fest (California 2017), ASIFF Film Fest (Nigeria 2017), CEFF Experimental Edge Film Fest (Tallahassee 2017) or Wasteland Film Fest (California 2017).

Direction of the Videoart ‘Autorretrato’ (2016), selected in Film Festivals like the Award Nominated and Finalist in Dolgoji Experimental Shorts Seoul 2019, Selection in Videoart Contest of the VIII Other Movie Lugano Film Fest Swizerland 2019, Mobile Lantern Exhibit Milwakee 2019, Kinolikbez Film Fest Saint Petersburg 2019, La Danza en 1 Minuto Torino 2019, Hazel Eye Film Festival Nashville 2019, Korea Int Expat Film Fest 2018, The Unseen Film Fest USA 2018, RONZII Exhibition Arte in Subbuglio Pisa 2018, GUIAR Int Screendance Festival Recife Brasil 2018, FARCUME Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens Faro Portugal 2018, Miami New Media Festival 2017, Green Screen Enviromental Film Fest (Trinidad y Tobago 2017), CLOSE UP Vallarta (México 2017), WAKE-UP Artvideokoeln (Alemania 2017), Cinema Poético (Colombia 2017), Mostra VIVA Mediterranean Film Fest (Valencia 2017) or 300 Seconds Film Fest (Toronto 2017).

Direction of the Spot 'MATTERNA' (2016).

Direction of the Videoart 'Jenna' (2015), selected, among others, in AIAPI Videoart in Loop UNESCO (Italia 2017), Lima Bean Film Fest (St. Louis 2016), BURIEN Film Fest (USA 2017), Goldensun Short Film Fest (Malta 2015), 13TH Annual Frames Film Festival (India 2016), I Muestra de Videocreación VIDEOPROJECT 2015 or VII Concurso de Cortos RNE 2015.

Direction of the Videoart 'Espejos Rotos' (2014), SECOND PRIZE in the International Experimental Film and Video Festival BIDEODROMO 2015, nominated to the Best Experimental Film in THIRD CULTURE Film Fest Hong Kong 2016 and selected as a finalist in lots of international cinema festivals like XVIII Festival de Cine de Málaga 2015, Rural Int. Film Fest 2015, Feminist and Queer Int. Film Fest Bucharest 2015 or Muestra de Videoarte y Video Experimental Intermediaciones Medellín 2015, among others.

Direction of the Fashion Film 'ELLE' (2014).

Direction of the Videoart 'ant' (2014), selected in cinema festivals like Videokanava’s FEM4 Contemporary Art Exhibition Tampere 2019, Exhibition in Culture Palace Galeria Studio Warsow 2019, Artens Xouth Festival Athens 2019, Cittadella Geofilmfest Padova 2019, Nominated TOP 15 Best Movie in Aasha international Film Fest India 2019, Finalist in Ekurhuleni International Film Fest South Africa 2019, PROSPE(C)TIVA Videoart Italia 2018, Sandalia Sustainability Film Fest Sassari Italia 2018, Festival Internacional de Cine y Artes Visuales BUGARTE Colombia 2017, EXILE Film Festival Malmö 2016, TWISTED Oyster Experimental Film and Video Art Festival Chicago 2016, BackUp Festival Weimar 2016 or Termita International Film Fest Madrid 2015, among others.

Direction of the Documentary Videocreation 'Morphogénesis' (2014), presented in Centro de Arte Contemporáneo CAC Málaga, projected in lots of Contemporary Art Museums like the famous ERARTA Saint Petersburg (Rusia, 2016), Sala Vimcorsa (Córdoba, 2014), Sala de Exposiciones 'El Portón' (Alhaurín de la Torre, 2015) or Ateneo de Málaga (MAF Málaga 2016) and selected in lots of cinema festivals like FICU Lanterna International Film Fest (México, 2016) or Blackbird Film Fest New York 2015, among others.

Direction of the Feature Film 'N/949' (2013), Award Winner Best International Fiction Feature in Festival Internacional Evoluzoon Bogotá 2019, Finalist in ‘Largometrajes Independientes Españoles’ of the Festival de Cine de Marbella 2019, Semifinalist in Southeastern Film Festival Nashville 2016 and in the San Mauro Film Fest Torino Italy 2018, and selected in international cinema festivals like LIMPA London International Motion Pictures Awards 2019, III Muestra de Cine de Fuengirola 2013, Phoenix International Film Fest Melbourne 2015, SINGAPORE World International Film Fest 2016, NEW YORK World International Film Fest 2016, TORONTO World International Film Fest 2016 or HONG KONG World International Film Fest 2016 among others.

Direction of the TV pilot 'Fausto' (2011) in super 16mm.

Direction of Music Videos like 'Lo mejor pa ti' by Chambao (2012), ‘I’m a Loser’ (Costa Rica, 2015) y ‘Animal Freedom’ (2017, Winner Best Videoclip Evoluzoon Bogotá 2018, Semifinalist in the IBESTFF Indie Best Film Fest Santa Mónica California 2018, Official Selection 10 Festival de Cine y Artes Visuales Bugarte Colombia 2017) by TCap Leviatán, 'Gavnnahallan' by Elin Kaaven (2016, Finalist in Ekurhuleni International Film Fest South Africa 2019 and Semifinalist in Colorado International Activism Film Fest 2018 ), 'Someday' o '3 blocks' by Concrete Tree (2006/2009), 'Un estilo diferente' by Chulito Camacho (2012), 'Díselo' by Chandé (2013) or 'She did Something New' by ASHA (2014), among others.

Direction of the Videpoetry 'Monky' (2002), finalist in lots of cinema festivals like 'Visualsound' or 'Soloparacortos' from Barcelona, Festival Internacional de Cine de Benalmádena, Jerez, Vallecas, Asturias, etc.

Direction of the Documentary 'Untitled, un tributo a John Frusciante', Red Hot Chili Peppers (Hollywood, California 2001).

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