About Manuel

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING


Graduate in Visual Image and Audio Studies from Madrid Complutense University (Faculty of Journalism)

• Master in Digital Cinema “RED ONE EPIC”

• Course on Lighting

• Course on Digital Photography

• Course on Editor’s Technical Operations AVID MEDIA COMPOSER NITRIS DX

• Course on High Definition Television and 3D HD (Stereophonic)

• Basic Course on NITRIS Digital Postproduction

• Curse on ProTools System for Audio

• Course on 5.1 Audio Multichannel System


ACADEMIC COLLABORATION


  1. Lecturer in the Department of Visual Communication at the Faculty of Journalism,

  2. Madrid Complutense University (1985-1986)

  3. Speaker at the Seminar on Television organized by the Institute of Education Sciences at the University of Zaragoza.

  Subject: “Music formats on TV” (1994)

  1. Speaker on Auteurist Cinema at the SEMINCI (2004)

  2. Training of university students doing internship at the Canal+ Studios (2005-2011)

  3. Jury member at SIGNIS for the 25th edition of “Rencontres Cinémas d’Amerique Latine” (2013)

  4. Jury member at the Festival of South American Cinema, Toulouse







SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP


SGAE (Socieded General de Autores de España)

• SIGNIS (World Catholic Association for Communication)

Jury member at the Festival of South

American Cinema, Toulouse

Manuel Fernández with the film critic

Carlos Boyero, presenter of the TV program

“Boyero y Cía”, on Canal +

Filming “La Piel de la Tierra”

FILM DIRECTOR 

•	Director, writer and producer of the film “LA PIEL DE LA TIERRA” (2005)
•	Director, writer and producer of the short film “EL ARTISTA DEL HAMBRE” (1995)

“LA PIEL DE LA TIERRA”: AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
•   Alpha and Omega award for Best Film on a Religious Theme (2005)
•   Official Competitive Section Moscow International Film Festival (2004)
•   SEMINCI Spanish Cinema (2004)
•   Informative Section of the Valencia Mostra (2004)
•   Focus Espagnol Film D’Amour (Belgium) (2004)
•   Official Section FICCAB (2004)

“EL ARTISTA DEL HAMBRE”: AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
  Best Photography Award,  25th Alcala de Henares Film Festival (Madrid)
  Closing session, Barcelona’s III International Alternative Film Festival
  Special Mention, II Iberian Short Film Festival (Badajoz)
  St. Petersburg International Festival, “Message of Man” (Russia)
  The World Film Festival, Montreal (Canada)
  Kiev Film Festival (Ukraine)
  20th Sao Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil)
  Kafka Film Festival (Germany) (1999)
  Goethe Institute Film Festival, Jerusalem (Israel) (1999)


SCREENWRITER
        
Film script for “EL FERMENTO” (2005)
Film script for “AGUAS ABIERTAS” (2011)
Creator of the TV Series “EL CONFESOR” (2015)
Film script for “MADURA” (2013)



TELEVISION DIRECTOR

CANAL+
Music Programs: “El Gran Musical” and “Los 40 Principales”
Pop and classic music concerts made with the Television Mobile Unit (Multicamera)
Live broadcasts of events and galas: San Sebastian Film Festival, Ondas Awards, Expo ‘92, Coca Cola Awards, 
50th Anniversary of El País.
Film Programs: “Cuadernos de Rodaje”; “Boyero y Cía”, “Cine+”, “Taller Canal+”.
Educational Programes: “Epílogo”, “Bazar”, “La Semana Digital”, “+ te vale”.
Documentaries: “XIII Santander Paloma O’Shea International Piano Competition”, “Lo que trajo el viento”, with Chavela Vargas.
Fiction: “Ubú, President”, with Els Joglars directed by Albert Boadella.
Self-promotion: “Espacio+”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TELEMADRID 
• Music program: “Capital Pop”.

TVE
• Children’s program: “Los Mundos de Yupi”.
• Educational Program: “La cesta de la compra”.
• Youth Program: “Generación 800”

ANAYA MULTIMEDIA
• Computer magazine in sitecom format: “Conexión 01”

TELSON
• Direction and mise-en-scène of the presentation of the television platform VIA DIGITAL
• Direction and mise-en-scène of the presentation of the radio transmitter EUROPA FM
• Documentary: “La minería y las centrales térmicas de ENDESA”.

TELEVISIÓN AWARDS
• Golden TP for best music program “El Gran Musical” (1992)
• Ondas Award for best interview program “Epílogo” (1999)
Ondas Award for best innovative program “+ te vale” (2002)

IBERDROLA
• TV Director off  line the show “Shareholder day 2015”