Helena Girón, Samuel M. Delgado

Their work investigates the relationships between mythology and materialism. Their short films have been shown in many well known international film festivals including Toronto International Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, New York Film Festival, Mar De Plata, Rotterdam International Film Festival, FIC Valdivia, Curtas Vila do Conde, Ann Arbor and Media City Film Festival as well as art centers like CCCB, BAM, TEA and Solar. “They Carry Death” is their first feature film.

HELENA GIRÓN (Compostela, 1988) Has directed, along side Samuel M. Delgado, ‚Irmandade‘, ‚Plus Ultra‘, ‚Burning Mountains that Spew Flame‘, ‚Neither God Nor Santa María‘ as well as the installations and performance piece ‚The Gods Are Also Present Here‘, ‚There is no land beyond here‘ and ‚Exercises in listening‘. Their first feature film, ‚Eles transportan a morte‘, was selected to participate in the Ikusmira Berriak program at the San Sebastian International Film Festival and Tabakalera. After graduating with a degree in Audiovisual Communication, she got her Master in Screenwriting for film and TV from the University of Carlos III in Madrid and a Master in Editing for Film at the ESCAC. She teaches at the ECAM, EQZE and IFIC.

SAMUEL M. DELGADO (Tenerife, 1987) He has taught at EICTV at San Antonio de los Baños (Cuba), ECAM, EQZE, the Film institute of Madrid and IFIC. He has a degree in Audiovisual Communication, he got his Master in Screenwriting for film and TV from the University of Carlos III in Madrid and has participated in international workshops at the EICTV in direction and production. He cowrote the script for ‚Blanco en blanco‘ directed by Théo Court which was an award winner at Venice International Film festival. He edited the short film ‚Tout le monde aime le bord de la mer‘ directed by Keina Espiñeira, award winner at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and nominated for the European Film Awards.

2019: Irmandade – 9’5th Chanfainalab, Mostra de Cinema Periferico, FIC ValdiviaNuevos Caminos, ZinebiBilbao, Festival International de d’Amiens, Aguilar film Festival, ury Prize in AlteracionessectionAlguilar Film Fest
2017: Plus Ultra – 13’ Locarno International Film Festival · Pardi di domani, Festival de San Sebastián ·ZabaltegiTabakalera, Curtas Vila do Conde · International Competition
2016: Burning Mountains that Spew Flame – 13’International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF),Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata
2015: Neither God Nor Santa María – 13’Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), New York Film Festival (NYFF), Ann Arbor FilmFestival