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Guillermo Bergandi graduated from the Universidad del Cine in 2001 as Film Director and Professor.
Thanks to his short film “Carlitos seductor” (2004-16mm) he was invited to participate in the Berlinale Talent Campus (Berlin International Film Festival, Germany, 2005) to perfect himself as an actor and director.
He acted and co directed with Martin Mendez the film “El Marfil” (2004) starring Enrique Liporace. The film participated in several festivals and was distributed by Laguna films in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Argentina.
He also did work as assistant director on films and the direction of making off of the movies “Martin Fierro, La película” (2008) and “El color de los sentidos” (2005).
He directed short and medium-length documentaries such as : "Exhumando Misterios" (1998), "Gauchito Gil" (2000), "La historia colectiva" (2004), "Dímelo en la cárcel" (2007), "Los hijos de la pelota" (2009), "Adolescencia" (2011).
Also directed promotions and corporate videos of major companies such as : Cablevisión, Fox, National Geographic, Fx, Direct Tv, Discovery and MTV.
He trained as an actor since 1996, dabbling in different types of theater schools under masters such as Laura Yusem, Eduardo Pavlovsky, Pompeyo Audivert, Jorge Polaco, Fernando Piernas y Augusto Fernandes.
He was part of several theater companies and performed at major festivals such as “Teatro x la Identidad”, “Ciclo 9” and Festival Stravinsky.
His first theatrical work as a director and author was "Las Pesadillas de mi vientre" (2007-2009). In later years he continued to direct other works such as "Pobres Víctimas", "La historia de un sueño" and "Cuesta Abajo", among the highlights.
In 2014 he produced the play called "Y todo en mi cabeza," directed by Gilda Tesone. This play won “Fondo Iberescena 2014/15” and they did performances in Panamá, Uruguay and Argentina.
In 2014 he joined the “Cooperativa Ar/Tv Trans” where he teaches theater and cinema to 20 transexual girls. When he meet the members and he realized their stories, he proposed them making the documentary film “Queen of Hearts”.
Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper
Cine Pobre is the 100% cartel-free intersection of
culture and capabilities
[ Call for entries 2019 ]