David PablosDavid Pablos

Pablos earned his academic degree from the CCC with the short film LA CANCIÓN DE LOS NIÑOS MERTON which won more than 10 International awards and was selected in Festivals such as Cannes and San Sebastian among others. For this work, Pablos earned the Ariel Award for Best Live Action Short in 2010. He has a Masters Degree in Columbia University, where he specialized in directing and script writing thanks to the prestigious scholarship FULBRIGHT. 

His documentary UNA FRONTERA, TODAS LAS FRONTERAS (2010) was part of the Official Selection at IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam). By 2013 he premiered his first feature film LA VIDA DESPUÉS at the 70th Venice International Film Festival, as part of the Official Selection. The film was selected in more than 40 Film Festivals around the world and received many awards. The same year he directed 20 Y MAS POR EL ARTE a TV series created to celebrate Canal 22’s 20th Anniversary. His second feature, THE CHOSEN ONES, received CNC’s support and competed at the Un Certain Regard section of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The film received 13 nominations for the 58th Ariel Award and won 5 of them, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. He was FONCA’S young creators intern. Currently, he is preparing the adaptation the famous novel Roberto Bolaño’s LOS DETECTIVES SALVAJES and he co-wrote with Julio Medem the TV series JAI ALAI.


TFI Latin America Fund | 2018
TFI Network | 2018