Arambilet

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Arambilet and the second or maternal family name is Álvarez.
Arambilet
Angel Luis Arambilet Alvarez (2015)
Born Ángel Luis Arambilet Alvarez
(1957-09-16) September 16, 1957 (age 57)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Nationality Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Flag of Spain.svg
Known for Novelist, poet, screenwriter, painter, graphic artist, filmmaker.
Awards Dominican National Literary Awards: Short Story (1994), Novel (2005)

Ángel Luis Arambilet Álvarez (born September 16, 1957), generally known professionally as simply Arambilet, is a novelist,[1] poet, screenwriter, painter,[2] graphic artist and filmmaker[3] from Spanish-Dominican descent.

Biography[edit]

Arambilet was one of 34 people interviewed for The History of Computer Graphics and Digital Art Project.[4] His work is mentioned in compArt | center of excellence digital art” (a project at the University of Bremen).[5]

He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of EGEDA Dominican Republic [1], the Screenwriters Guild of the Dominican Republic [2] (AEGRD) and the Dominican Film Selection Committee (DGCINE / CDSF) [3] at the academies Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Spanish Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España, since 2012. Since that year, has been Secretary (2012- 2014) and Vice President (2014-2016) of the Board of Directors of the Dominican Association of Film Professionals (ADOCINE [4]. It is also member of the Board of Directors of the American Federation of Film Producers and Audiovisual (FIPCA [5]) and Platinum Awards Iberoamerican Film [6]. Associate member in good standing of the Professional Association Writers of Euskal Herria (Euskal Herriko Gidoigileen Elkarte profesională) [7]) and Member of the Group of Storytellers Mester and corresponding member of the Dominican Academy of Language [8].

It has been awarded by the Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic with the National Short Story Award (petals cayenne, 1994) and National Novel Prize (The secret of Neguri, 2006).

Literary works[edit]

  • Cayenne/Petals - Los pétalos de la cayena. (National Literary Prize) Dominican Republic: AH, 1993. ISBN 84-89546-02-9
  • Secret Zone - Zona secreta. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: AH, 1994. ISBN 84-89546-00-2
  • Homo sapiens. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: AH, 1994. ISBN 84-89546-01-0
  • Quintet - Quinteto. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: AH, 1996. ISBN 84-89546-03-7
  • Insects - Insectos. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: AH, 1997. ISBN 84-89546-05-3
  • The Passion Book - El libro de las pasiones. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: AH, 2000. ISBN 99934-0-154-4
  • Neguri's Secret - El secreto de Neguri. (National Literary Prize) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Alfaguara Editorial Publishing House, 2005. ISBN 99934-0-154-4
  • Guarocuya. Tarragona, Spain: CS, 2009. ISBN 145053192X
  • Brief Stories - Historias Breves (1988-1998). Tarragona, Spain: CS, 2009. ISBN 1449527698
  • The Passion Book II - El libro de las pasiones (II). Tarragona, Spain: CS, 2010. ISBN 99934-0-154-4
  • Orifiel. Tarragona, Spain: CS, 2010. ISBN 1450533930
  • Digital Art - Arte Digital (1949-1999). Tarragona, Spain: CS, 2011. ISBN 1463612575
  • Chernobyl 25 (Essay and Poetics based on Pedro Farías Nardi photographs at Chernobyl disaster site). Tarragona, Spain: CS, 2011. ISBN 1450533930

Screenplays[edit]

  • The golden manatee mystery - El misterio del manatí de oro [9]. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2006. Safe Creative: 1010117549995
  • Guarocuya [10]. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2006. Safe Creative: 0907174135227
  • The distant counterweight of the stars - El lejano contrapeso de los astros. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2007. Safe Creative: 010117550021
  • Amín Abel [11]. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2014. ONDA 4597-10, Safe Creative:1402040027099
  • 1916 [12]. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2014. Safe Creative: 1403130354040
  • Nico Mota's Accordion - El acordeón de Ñico Mota. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2014. Safe Creative: 1402040027037
  • Fons (La Chepa). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2014. Safe Creative: 1402040027020
  • Two ways - Doble Sentido. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2014. ONDA: 4903-11
  • Código Paz [13]. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2014. ONDA: ND
  • The loanshark - El prestamista. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2014. ONDA: ND

Art exhibitions[edit]

  • Arambilet: Ten years and five series (1989-1999) [14]. Casa Guayasamín, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republc:1999.
  • XIX ELJ Visual Arts Biennial [15]. Centro León, Bienal Eduardo León Jimenes, Santiago, Dominican Republic: 2002.
  • Homo sapiens: Characters to hang [16]. Galería DPI, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2002.
  • XXII National Visual Arts Biennial [17]. Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2003.
  • XX ELJ Visual Arts Biennial [18]. Centro León, Bienal Eduardo León Jimenes, Santiago, Dominican Republic: 2004.
  • Colective, Palacio Consistorial. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2004.
  • XXIII National Visual Arts Biennial [19]. Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2005.
  • Colective itinerant: Artes/Miniaturas en portada. Viota Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico: 2006.
  • XXI ELJ Visual Arts Biennial [20]. Centro León, Bienal Eduardo León Jimenes, Santiago, Dominican Republic: 2006.
  • Colective: Saatchi Online [21]. Saatchi Gallery, London, UK: 2009.
  • Colective DART-09: XIII Conferencia Internacional sobre Visualización de la Información IV09. 2D Exhibiting artist with "Dots on the i's" [22]; Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain: 2009.
  • Colective CGIV09: VI International Computerized Graphics, images and visualization Conference [23] Tianjin, China: 2009.
  • Ebre Terra de Vent Colective. Palau Oliver de Boteller, Tortosa, Spain: 2010.
  • Colectiva fotográfica, Leica Oskar Barnack Award. Between real and surreal: The abstraction. Wetzlar, Germany: 2011.
  • Colectiva Fotográfica, Brangulí was here: How about you? - Centre de Cultura Contemporánea de Barcelona (CCCB), Spain: 2011.
  • XXVI National Visual Arts Biennial [24]. Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: 2011.

Filmography[edit]

Year Títle Role Notes
2002 Miriam Calzada: Montecristi Director, Producer, Screenwriter Documentary I from series: "Art and artists"
2003 Marcos Lora Read: Kid Kapicua Director, Producer, Screenwriter Documentary II from series: "Art and artists"
2005 Neguri's Secret - El secreto de Neguri [25] Director, Producer, Editor, Screenwriter Documentary with the insertion of two Short Films by Pedro Guzmán and Esteban Martin.
2006 Waltz - Vals [26] [27] Director, Producer, Screenwriter Official selection Rainier International Film Festival (RIFF) 2007
2006 Sepiablue - Sepiazul [28] Director, Producer, Editor Premiered at XVI Spanish and Latin American International Film Festival. Cervantes Institute of Manchester & Leeds, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK.
2006 Luck - La suerte [29] [30] Director, Producer, Editor, Screenwriter Official Selection and nominated as Best Foreign Film at the San Fernando Valley International Film Festival (VIFFI) 2007.
2007 A imagen y semejanza [31] Director, Producer, Editor, Screenwriter Selección Oficial XXII Bienal de Artes Visuales ELJ; Santiago, R.D. Honorable Mention of the Jury.
2007 Efecto Kuleshov Caribe [32] Director, Producer, Editor, Screenwriter Official Selection at the XXIIELJ Visual Arts Biennial; Santiago, Dominican Republic. Honorable Mention of the Jury.
2010 Spécimen 1111 [33] [34] Director, Producer, Editor, Screenwriter Premiered at XVI Spanish and Latin American International Film Festival. Cervantes Institute of Manchester & Leeds, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK.; Online Digital Gallery D-ART 2011 for the International Conference Information Visualization iV 2011 (London), and the International Conference “Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization” CGIV 2011 (Singapur).
2011 Diáspora Caleidoscópica [35] Director, Producer, Editor, Screenwriter Official Selection XVI National Visual Arts Biennial, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
2011 Sureya: Mother of everyone Director, Editor Documentary on the life and works of a Dominican social activist in Catalunya, Spain
2013 The aragone's Memoirs - Memorias de un aragonés [36] Director, Producer, Editor Official Selection Premios Platino del Cine Iberoamericano. Nominated as best documentary for Dominican Republic / Spain.
2013 Culture Shock: It’s a rocking new life Content Producer Reality Show for TV: Pilot.
2013 Shadows - Sombras [37] Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Editor Official Selection: Llatinoamerica ProjecCat, Barcelona, Spain
2014 Código Paz [38] Screenwriter, Post-Production Supervisor Official Selection: Prize ADOCINE "La Silla", Best Screenplay Award Winner. Official Selection and nominated as Best Latinamerican Film at Premio Cinematográfico José María Forqué Premio Cinematográfico José María Forqué, Madrid, Spain. Dominican REpublic's Official Selection to Premios Goya, Madrid, Spain. Official Selection as Best PIcture and Best Screenplay to the II Platinum Awards for the Iberoamerican Cinema/II Premios Platino al cine Iberoamericano Premios Platino.
2015 Dr. Nasha [39] Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Editor Documentary about a talented Catalonian artist with Crohn's Disease, that dissects society trough the eyes of his Comic Book character, Dr. Nasha.

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