Alán González (Cuba)
2023 Taller de Revisión de Guion
Alán González is a Cuban screenwriter, director and cinematographer who studied photography at the University of the Arts in Cuba, screenwriting at the International School of Film and Television (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, and anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. His short films La profesora de inglés, El hormiguero and Los amantes screened in film festivals such as Toulouse, Biarritz, Palm Springs and ZINEBI, and twice won the Cuban Film Press Association (ACPC) award for best short film screened in Cuba. Alán is a co-founder and a member of VICEVERSA, a collective of screenwriters and script consultants who have supported Caribbean films that have won awards at the Karlovy Vary, Huelva and Oldenburg film festivals. Alán is Head of Screenwriting at the EICTV, has taught in several countries and has been a consultant on the script and editing of short films screened or awarded at the Locarno, Mar del Plata and Clermont Ferrand film festivals. His directorial debut, La mujer salvaje (Wild Woman), premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2023.
Cara de viva [co-written with Óscar Garzón and Nuri Duarte] — The influence of a dead woman leads her living relatives to face their love problems.