16-22 November 2015


Elia Urquiza

Country: Spain, United States
Year: 2015
Format: Digital
Length: 72 min
Image: Colour
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish

Production company: La Panda Productions, EUC
Producer: Tamara Arias, Elia Urquiza
Screenplay: Elia Urquiza
Photography: Elia Urquiza
Editor: Carlos Marqués-Marcet, Elia Urquiza
Sound: Alejandra Molina

Contact: natalia@playtimeaudiovisuales.com

Presented by: Carlos Marqués-Marcet


Next explores the world of young girls and teenagers who come to Los Angeles in search of a universal dream: to become a famous actress. Every day there is a steady stream of happy faces through the airport, later seen rehearsing their lines in the supermarket queue as they go after their slice of the sickly cake we are promised every time we turn on the TV.


Elia Urquiza (Pamplona, 1979) studied creative documentary at UAB in Barcelona and the California Institute of the Arts. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles. In 2012 she cofounded La Panda Productions, which produces films in Spain and the US, including 10.000 kmNext is her debut feature as director.



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