Sendoa is a cinematographer and filmmaker from Bilbao, now based in Madrid.

After he finished studying cinematography at ESCAC (Barcelona) in 2012, he started defining his style by shooting music videos and personal projects that took his career to the advertising area, working for brands such as Bankinter, Aquarius, Kutxabank or The Basque Government, among others.

His work has been recognized multiple times, receiving numerous selections and awards for his personal projects in festivals all around the world. He was also invited to showcase his work as a new talent in the 2018 edition of thec CdeC festival, one the most important festivals of the advertising industry in Spain.

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El Divino

- Screening at "Academia de las artes y las ciencias cinematográficas de España" (Madrid, Spain)
VERTIGO PRIZE at "Huhezinema" (Aretxabaleta, Spain)
ARXIU NACIONAL PRIZE at "Festival Audiovisual de Joves Creadors dels Pirineus Ull Nu" (Andorra)
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORTFILM at "Daroca & Prison Film Festival" (Daroca, Spain)
MI PRIMER ABYCINE PRIZE at "ABYCINE Festival" (Albacete, Spain)
JURY SPECIAL MENTION at "Concurso Internacional de Cortometrajes Históricos" (Segorbe, Spain)
- Official selection at "Shorty Week Festival" (Cádiz, Spain)
- Official selection at "1a Muestra de Cine Documental Central-Doc/TLX" (México)
- Official selection at "Ko&Digital Film Festival" (Barcelona, Spain)
- Official selection at "CON OTRA MIRADA" (Gijón, Spain)
- Official selection at " Festival Cine en la Isla" (Cartajena de Indias, Colombia)
- Compromiso en corto selection at "Shorty Week Festival" (Cádiz, Spain)
- Informative selection at "ZINEBI 58ª Edición" (Bilbao, Spain)
- Social section at "ARTMOV FESTIVAL" (Barcelona, Spain)
- Selection at "SHORT OF THE YEAR SUMMER" (Spain)
- Selection at "Festival de Cine y Vídeo -Cultura Caótica-” (Bolivia)
- Selection at "12 Months Film Festival" (Rumania)
- Selection at "Festival Internacional de Cine de Lebu" (Chile)
- Selection at "Mostra de cinema de Castellar del Vallés" (Castellar del Vallés, Spain)
- Selection at "SoundScreen film festival" (Ravenna Italia)
- Out of competition selection at "Rewind Festival" (Vilanova del Camí, Spain)


- BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY at "Festival de cine de La Almunia"
JURY SPECIAL MENTION at "El corto del año" festival
JURY SPECIAL MENTION at "XVII Mostra de Cinema Jove d´Elx"
- Official Section of "Artículo 31 Film Festival"
- Official Section of "Snake Alley Festival of Film"
- Selection at "HRHDIFF film festival"
- Selection at "8° River Film Festival"
- Screening in the Vibe Gallery venue in London
- Screening at ZAWP venue in Bilbao

Zea… Bingo!

- Best cinematography nomination at "Ekurhuleni International Film Festival"