Masterclass: Ricardo Íscar - Scottish Documentary Institute

Masterclass: Ricardo Íscar

We’ve teamed up with IberoDocs to bring you a Masterclass and a special screening from the award-winning Spanish filmmaker, Ricardo Íscar.

This event is FREE to attend but please RSVP below.

Ricardo Íscar is an extremely versatile person. Educated in Law and Film, Ricardo works as a filmmaker, DOP and lecturer. He’s directed a long list of award-winning documentaries that stand out for their interest in human relations and ethnographic content. His films have been selected in competition at festivals such as the Berlinale, IFFR, BAFICI and the Vienale. His short doc The Fence (El Cerco) has been awarded the Best European Short Film at the Berlinale, won the Special Jury award at the Málaga Film Festival and was the winner at Documenta Madrid (Spain).

Ricardo has also sat as a jury member at many festivals, such as the Málaga Film Festival and “Visions du Réel” Festival International de Cinéma Nyon. He teaches Creative Documentary at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain).

In the Masterclass, Íscar will dicuss his filmmaking techniques such as how a fixed shot can be a form of narration. Read more about his filmmaking in IberoDocs’ blog piece here. There will also be a screening of his latest work, On Wiseman, during the talk.

After the Masterclass you can head over to the Filmhouse for the Ricardo Íscar Retrospective + Q&A at 15:45, tickets here.