SEBASTIÁN ROMERO

Filmmaker (FUC) and Producer who works mainly in performing arts, urban insterventions, performance, festivals and cinema.

In theatre/performing arts, he has worked as performer, assistant and producer to various directors such as Mariana Mazover, Lorena Romanín, Adrián Canale, Melisa Hermida, Andrea Chacón Alvarez, Paula Ransenberg, Román Podolsky, Marcelo Savignone, Romina Sak and Natalia Chami.

He was the Production Coordinator for Usted Está Aquí, a theatrical experience that ran in the Ciudad Cultural Konex in Buenos Aires for three years and Stage Manager for the ELTI theatre festival (Latin American Meeting of Independent Theatre).

He has carried out various international collaborative projects such as Long Distance Affair (by Pop Up Theatrics, New York) for the Bienal Arte Jóven (Biennial Young Art) festival in Buenos Aires in 2013 and in the BE Festival of Performance Art in Birmingham, England in 2014.

Sebastián produced Vivi Tellas’ intervention “Museo de la Paloma” (Pigeon Museum) during the Urban Interventions Festival “Changing Places: Revealed Spaces” in Buenos Aires. He was also the Artistic Producer for BP.15 - the First Biennial Performance Festival in Argentina where he
produced various projects together with artists such as Fernando Rubio (“El tiempo entre nosotros”- “The Time Between us”) in the Parque de la Memoria, Diana Szeinblum “Los Contempladores” - “The Contemplators”), Mariana Oberzstern (“El Gran Ensayo” - “The Great Rehearsal”) in the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Martín Sastre (“Volveré y seré performers” - “I Will Come Back and I will be Performers”) in the Casa Rosada, Jorge Macchi and Edgardo Rudnitzky (“Twilight”) in the Centro Cultural Kirchner.

In his film work, Sebastián has wrote, directed and produced short films based on theatrical texts and a Work in Progress of his own film “Tres Hermanas (Three Sisters)” based on texts by Chekhov. He was the Local Producer for Lilian Franck’s documentary “World Health” (OVALFilm, Berlin) and
General Producer and Programmer for the 2nd Festival of Online Cinema of ComunidadZoom.com and for the Cinema Series of “Films that inspire Films” together with Nadia Marchione (of Revista el Amante). In the direction of festivals for the Buenos Aires City Government, Sebastián has produced the following festivals: 15th BAFICI (Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film), Ciudad Emergente (Up and Coming City) and Buenos Aires Jazz. He was an invited speaker at the meeting on “Performance Art and New (?) Technology” at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the UBA (University of Buenos Aires) as organised by Ivanna Soto and Mónica Berman.

He held the role of Artistic Coordinator at the Ministry of Cultural Management for the Province of Buenos Aires. He is currently the Production Coordinator for the Buenos Aires German Film Festival and the Performing Arts Coordinator of the Recoleta Cultural Center.

He wrote the play "Mariquita y el Sr. Thompson perdidos en el Peronismo" presented in Aconcagua (short season of short plays) in La Carpintería Teatro. He also directed the short play "ARTICO"from poems by Jonás Gómez in Pequeña Voz (short season of short plays). AMANECI MUERTA is his debut play as a director on the independent theatre scene of Buenos Aires.

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