FILMS IN COMPETITION
THE EIGHTH DIMENSION By KIKE MAILLOT

SPAIN - 2020
Duration : 17:47

A well-known writer gives a master class about the dimensions of storytelling. Olga creates an alter ego to illustrate the lesson. As Olga keeps revealing the different dimensions of the story some unknown features will intrigue her students. This Is a story finally conformed by the eight sides of truth.


Director’s biography


KIKE MAILLOT

Kike Maillo is a Spanish Scriptwriter, Producer and Director, born in 1975 in Barcelona. Graduate of ESCAC (Catalunya Film Academy) in 1999. He was a professor of Directing and Scriptwriting at that University for 15 years. In 2011 Maillo directed "EVA" his first feature film as a director was a sci-fi drama starring Daniel Bruhl. The film premiered in the 68th International Film Festival of Venice and Kike Maillo received a Goya Award as the Best New Director. In April 2016 he realizes his second feature, "TORO" a powerful action thriller starring Mario Casas, Luis Tosar and Pepe Sacristan. Distributed by Universal Pictures, was released in more than thirty countries and by Netflix worldwide too. Moreover, he has an extensive career in the world of advertising. He has directed adverts for brands like Audi, Freixenet, Banco de Santander, Inditex, Sanex or Seat, among others. In 2017 he writes and directs the advertising short film "BEYOND MONEY" A piece of science fiction starring Adriana Ugarte. This short film won a GRAND PRIX at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as a Golden Lion on TV at the same event, and 5 SOLES at El Sol Advertising Festival. In 2018 he directed LA OCTAVA DIMENSION, a short film released in the International Film Festival of San Sebastian 2018 starring Alberto Ammann and Najwa Nimri. He is about to direct the American feature film LOVE IS A GUN starring Chloe Grace Moretz and Jack O'Connell and produced by Furst Films, Kamala Films and Skybound Entertainment. In the fall of 2019 he will direct A PERFECT ENEMY, a psychological thriller based on the novel "Cosmetique de l'ennemi" the prestigious European author Amelie Nothomb.