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Lois Patiño was born in Vigo (Spain) in 1983. He combined his Psychology studies in the Complutense University of Madrid with cinema studies at TAI School. He followed his cinema education at NYFA, in New York and with the Master in Cinema Documentary at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He has developed courses of videocreation under the guidance of Katherin Sieverding in the UdK of Berlin, and in different ateliers with artist and filmmakers such as Joan Jonas, Donald Kuspit, Pedro Costa, Víctor Erice, José Luis Guerín or Daniel Canogar. He has worked in collaboration with the director Mercedes Álvarez in her second feature film “Futures Market”.
His works have been shown in art centres screens such as Casa Encendida (Madrid), Fundación CaixaGalicia (A Coruña), MARCO (Vigo), Fundación Luis Seoane (A Coruña)... and in international festivals as Locarno, New York Film Festival, BAFICI, Oberhausen, Roma, Vila do Conde, Media City, Jihlava, Punto de Vista, Las Palmas, Documenta Madrid... or in Rencontres Internationales París/ Berlín/ Madrid, which took place in Centre Georges Pompidou (París), Reina Sofía Museum (Madrid) and Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin). With his work "Mountain in Shadow" won a Prize at the Oberhausen film festival, and in the 66th edition of the Locarno Film Festival he recieve the prize for the best emerging director with his work "Costa da Morte".