Oct. 9, 2012
-- Neto Villalobos was born in San Jose, Costa Rica. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Costa Rica and a degree in Film Direction from the Centre d’Estudis Cinemàtografics de Catalunya (CECC) in Barcelona, Spain.
His short films “Jason”, “100 al Este”, and “El Papá de Ernesto”, among others, have won national awards and been screened at international festivals in cities and countries such as Cannes, Biarritz, Boston, Madrid, Buenos Aires, Berlin, Barcelona, Vancouver and Chile.
He has participated in workshops such as “¿Cómo se cuenta un cuento?” given by Gabriel García Márquez; the XI Film Project Analysis Colón Workshop, Typa Foundation, Argentina; XL Rotterdam Lab in Holland; Script Workshop given by Martín Rejtman and Federico León, and the Talent Campus of Berlin and Buenos Aires.
In addition, he currently directs short films and music videos, and teaches Cinematography Language at the Vèritas University, Costa Rica.
For more information on Neto and his evolving film career, go to: http://www.netovillalobos.com/
Sissy conducted this interview in Costa Rica and will be screening it on this Friday's episode for up and coming actress and model Karla Bercary who will be talking about making it in her adopted new home in the USA.
And musical guest, Ciara Martinez will join her to perform LIVE this Friday night on The Sissy Gamache Show 7:30pm EST on MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network) Channel 56 Time Warner Cable Manhattan and on our website www.thesissygamacheshow.com