ilan serruya grew up between the cities of mar del plata (argentina) and seville (spain). he studied fine arts (universidad complutense de madrid), holds a degree in film editing (instituto del cine de madrid) and master lav (audiovisual laboratory of creation and contemporary practice).

his feature film ‘reunion’ was selected for input 2018 -space for tutoring and advising film projects organized by (s8) mostra de cinema periférico & fundación luis seoane-. ‘reunion’ had its world premiere at doclisboa and its spanish premiere at seville european film festival.

his short film ‘the lost distance’ (2016) participated in cinema screenings at guadalajara (mexico), rome (italy), prague (czech republic) or festivals like una casa (spain). the world premiere of ‘what is a zeide for?’ (2018) was held by filmadrid international film festival.

screenings & exhibitions:

reunion (2018)
doclisboa. world premiere. international competition (lisbon 2018)
seville european film festival. spanish premiere. endless revolutions (seville 2018)
input 2018 - space for tutoring film projects by (s8) mostra de cinema periférico (a coruña 2018)

what is a zeide for? (2018)
filmadrid. world premiere. pasajes de cine competition (matadero, madrid 2018)
una casa. muestra de cine autobiográfico (matadero, madrid 2018)

incoming call (2018)
interrupciones. filmadrid + master lav screening (matadero, madrid 2018)
despieces: un recorrido desde el ensayo. collective exhibition (espacio carnicería, madrid 2018)

503 (2017)
cultura filmada + master lav screening (zumzeig, barcelona 2018)
soul art. contemporary art fair (toledo 2018)

falucho / entre ríos
(2017)
una casa. muestra de cine autobiográfico (círculo de bellas artes, madrid 2017)

the lost distance (2016)
rome’s ibero-american cinema screening (instituto cervantes, rome 2017)
prague’s ibero-american cinema screening (instituto cervantes, prague 2017)
guadalajara’s international book fair (mexico 2017)
eve-maría zimmermann: biennial of contemporary art (tenerife 2016)
una casa. muestra de cine autobiográfico (círculo de bellas artes, madrid 2016)

education:

master lav: audiovisual laboratory of creation and contemporary practice (madrid 2017-2018)
fine arts (universidad complutense de madrid 2013-2016)
film editing (instituto del cine de madrid 2008-2010)

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music video director & editor of ‘el himno del amanecer’ (song by yogures de coco, 2018)

director & editor of video ‘aucun fantasme à l’horizon’ (performance by tali serruya, 2016)

graphic & editorial design of ‘una casa: muestra de cine documental autobiográfico’ (since 2016) 

graphic & editorial design of ‘variations’ by tali serruya (2016)
invited artist at ‘poetics of relation’. collective exhibition at live in your head gallery (geneve, 2015)