Agustín Alberdi

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Agustín Alberdi
Occupation(s) Music video director
Associated acts Babasónicos, Gustavo Cerati, Julieta Venegas
Website Landia Producciones

Agustín Alberdi is a Latin Grammy Award-winner music video director. Alberdi is the director of the production company Landia, which ranked at number 10 in the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in 2009. Landia presented short-films to advertise Coca-Cola and Stella Artois.[1] For Stella Artois, Alberdi directed the TV commercials "Triple Train" and "Smooth Originals";[2][3] and "Island" for Diesel.[4]

Alberdi received a nomination for a Gardel Award in 2003 for his work directing "Dónde Vas" ("Where Are You Going?") by singer Dante Spinetta.[5] The following year Alberdi was awarded the Gardel for Best Music Video for "Irresponsables" ("Irresponsible") by Argentinean band Babasónicos.[6] In 2008, Alberdi directed "Odio por Amor", the fourth single of La Vida... Es Un Ratico by Juanes. The music video was shot on a military base near Buenos Aires, Argentina on a twelve hour session on location in Morón, with Juanes being shown driving a toy car, travelling through the world collecting flags from different countries.[7]

Alberti directed the music video "Pijamas" for Babasónicos, for which they received a Latin Grammy Award nomination for Best Short Form Music Video.[8][9] Alberdi, along with Luigi Ghidotti, also directed "Microdancing" for Babasónicos.[10]

Alberdi was awarded the Latin Grammy for Best Short Form Music Video for "Bien o Mal" performed by Mexican singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas, a video that "takes feminity to a strange place" according to Venegas.[11] Alberdi also directed "Despedida" for Venegas, with locations on Tandil, Argentina, and Isidro Fabela, Mexico.[12] Alberdi said about the video that it has "multiple meanings, so that each viewer can watch it and attach to it his or her personal feelings."[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agustín Alberdi: "Landia se reinventa constantemente"". Film Latina. July 7, 2009. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Stella Artois Train". The Inspiration Room. March 29, 2011. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Stella Artois Smooth Originals". The Inspiration Room. July 8, 2009. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Diesel Island". The Inspiration Room. March 14, 2011. Retrieved August 23, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Nominaciones a los Premios Gardel a la Música 2003" (in Spanish). lt24online. March 10, 2003. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  6. ^ "El Gardel de Oro fue para Babasónicos" (in Spanish). Terra Networks. April 1, 2004. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Juanes el odio y el amor nota" (in Spanish). Univision Online. September 8, 2008. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Babasónicos inicia su gira de "Mucho" con shows en Estados Unidos". Emol. El Mercurio. June 6, 2008. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Nominaciones a la 9ª Edicion de los Grammys Latinos: Café Tacvba lideran la lista de máximos candidatos con 6 opciones a premio" (in Spanish). lahiguera.net. September 11, 2008. Retrieved August 20, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Mira el nuevo video de babasonicos "Microdancing"" (in Spanish). ShowRock. 2010. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Comparte su Placer por la Lectura". Quién (in Spanish). Expansión. November 14, 2010. Retrieved August 22, 2012. 
  12. ^ a b "International Premiere of Julieta Venegas' New Video "Despedida"". SML Press. August 18, 2010. Retrieved August 22, 2012.