Pilar Palomero (Spain)

Pilar Palomero is a Spanish director and screenwriter born in Zaragoza. Pilar studied filmmaking at the Film Factory in Sarajevo, under the leadership of Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr. She has written and directed several short films which have screened at festivals around the world, including the Warsaw Film Festival, the Busan International Short Film Festival in South Korea, and the Malaga Spanish Film Festival and the Huesca Film Festival, in Spain. Pilar is currently developing the script of her debut feature film, Las niñas, produced by Inicia Films and BTeam Pictures, which has been selected for programs such as Cima Mentoring, Small Is Biútiful and Sarajevo Pack&Pitch, among others.

Las niñasLas niñas is the chronicle of a school year — the portrait of a 10-year-old girl growing up in a society that refuses to adapt.