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Pedro Collantes

Pedro Collantes


Film Director, Editor, Scriptwriter


Pedro Collantes is a film director and screenwriter. He studied editing and later studied an MA at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam. Since 2018 he’s a member of the OSCARS Academy (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences) and of the French Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma since 2020.

“EL ARTE DE VOLVER” (2020), the first Spanish project selected in the Biennale College Cinema program, is his first feature film. It had it's world premiere at the VENICE Film Festival and national premiere at SEVILLA European Film Festival. For this work he received a CEC awards nomination for best new director.

His short films have screened in international film festivals, including IFFR Rotterdam, Chicago or Festival des Filmes du Monde de Montréal and received awards at Clermont Ferrand, Festival de Cine Español de Málaga, ALCINE, Palm Springs and Cinespaña-Toulouse, among others. In 2017 he wrote and directed the short film "OFF ICE", co-produced by ARTE France, and in 2018 he wrote and directed the short film “ATO SAN NEN”, official selection for the CÉSAR 2019 award.

As an editor he has over twenty credits. Some examples are the series Antidisturbios (Movistar +, 2020), the documentary series 800 Meters (Netflix, 2021) The Alcàsser Murders (Netflix, 2019) and Héroes Invisibles (TVE, 2016-2017), or the documentary
feature film Shadow World (2016).