Magdalena Orellana [1] was born in Buenos Aires, but she films [2], designs [3], and scans [4] in Madrid. She once wrote a manual [5] about how to transit any IKEA store and, a few years ago, she saw Roy singing Cher. [6] You can check what she’s been up to on this spreadsheet [7], and read more about her here [8] (another spreadsheet). You can
contact
her for collaborations, commissions, or just to say Hi – mgdlnorellana at gmail dot com. 
[9]
She also irregularly uses Instagram. [10] 
This site is constantly changing – y
ou are currently reading the sixth version Magdalena designed since 2017.
Some decisions were inspired by this painting. ¿Y en castellano?
[14]
 © Magdalena Orellana 2021
Magdalena Orellana [✷]

I’m an Argentinian independent filmmaker and designer living and working in Madrid.
I mostly make short films and other kinds of videos. I’m also an occasional doodler and graphic designer. Since 2012, I’ve been trying to keep a scanning archive. [4

✷ Currently 

Ikusmira Berriak
Residency program for developing film projects + development grant.
The program is a result of the partnership between Tabakalera International Center for Contemporary Culture, San Sebastián International Film Festival, and Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain).


✷ Upcoming 
Podcast El Futuro  with the Ikusmira Berriak residents. 
El futuro is a podcast of dialogues with directors in the process of making their next film, by Víctor Iriarte (Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain). 

Lecture (remote) on Yup, Modern Sensibility. 
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Paratext series at Hangar (Barcelona, Spain).

✷ Previously
MA Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (2019 – 2020)
Filmmaking studies
(San Sebastián-Donostia, Spain)

MRG Work (2020)
Film residency for projects in a development stage.
Márgenes Film Festival

(Madrid, Spain)

At
(2015 – )

Madrid-based audiovisual collective.
(Founding member along with Jorge Rojas, Rigel Pomares Amaré, Víctor Villavicencio)

RIO
(2013 – 2019)

Independent collective photography
publisher
based in Buenos Aires.
(Founding member along with Azul Silva, Grisel Sarich, Fiorella di Biase, Laura Belvedere)

✷ In distribution & exhibition
(2020 – )

For my bio, please refer to my CV spreadsheet.
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To read more about my previous screenings, shows, and projects, you can check my calendar spreadhseet. [︎︎︎]