Lorena Ares Lago

Experiencia Profesional.

Dirección de Animación, Guionista, Co-directora, T-Rex Studios

Jan 2018 – Present

Animation director, Moonbite Studios

Feb 2011 – Jan 2018 (7 años)

3D Character animator at Dygra Films

Feb 2010 – Oct. 2010

Freelance Character and creature 3d animator

Dec 2009 – Jan 2010

Founder and Owner at Quart NTD, S.L.

Jan 2003 – Dec 2009

Project management, development of advertising, 3D architecture and 3D animation.

Blogger and ilustrator

Feb 2009 – Nov 2009

3D Animator at Dygra Films

July 2002 – June 2008

Productions

“Les Hirondelles de Kaboul”

Finished 2018

2D Animated Feature Film

Light+Shadows Animation Supervisor at T-Rex Studios

“DinoGames”

Development Phase

3D CGI feature Film – Target: Familiar

Screen Writer and Director

“DinoGames”

Development Phase

3D CGI TV Series – Target: Kids

Screen Writer and Director

“DinoGames”

Development Phase

3D CGI Videogame – Target: Kids

Screen Writer

“Zombeer”

Finished / 2016

3D VideoGame

Animation Director

Platforms: Playstation4, PlayStation3, WiiU, PC.

Genre: First Person Shooter.

«Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas»

Finished / 2018

2D Animation/live action mixed feature film

Animation director, Layout supervisor, character design supervisor, additional animatic.

Based on the graphical novel «Memorias de un Hombre en Pijama» by Paco Roca.

«For Sale»

2D Animation Short film

Storyboardist.

«Zombeer»

3D Videogame

Finished / 2014

(PlayStation4, WiiU, Playstation 3, PC, Mac – 2014)

Animation director, Animator. Build cinematics and QTEs in Unity 3D.

Morti

Finished / 2013

3D Animation Short Film

Animation Director, Character animator, Storyboard, Edition and Layout.

«Caroline and the Magic Potion»

Finished / 2012

3D Animation Feature Film

Animation Director

«Holy Night»

3D Animated Feature Film

Finished / 2010

Senior character animator

«Viaxe as covas de folón»

Videogame

3D character animator.

http://www.viaxeascovasdofolon.com/

«Arcane Wars»

Videogame-prototype

3d creature animator

«El Bufón y la infanta»

3d animation short film

Finished / 2008

3D Character Animator

«The spirit of the forest»

3D Animated Feature Film

Finished / 2008

3D Character Animator

«El señor de los mosquis»

3D Animated Short Film

Finished / 2005

3D Character Animator

«Midnight’s summer dream»

3D Animated Feature Film

Finished / 2005

3D Character Animator, Low Poly Set Modeller

Honors and Awards

«Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas» at Festival de Cine de Comedia de Tarazona 2018

Selected Feature film in competition.

http://www.cinetarazonaymoncayo.es/largos-2018-memorias-de-un-hombre-en-pijama/

«Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas» selected Feature Film at Animayo Canarias 2018

Selected Feature film.

http://www.animayo.com/?accion=grancanaria_2018

«Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas” – selected Feature film in the «EU Film Days» in Japan 2018

«Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas» – Official Selection in Competition at Malaga Film Festival

«Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas» – Opening Film at Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018

DinoGames-TV Series selected project at Cartoon Forum 2017 Edition.

http://www.cartoon-media.eu/cartoon-forum/cartoon-forum-2017/discover-the-projects-2020.htm#

«Memoirs of a man in pajamas” – Selected project at Annecy goes to Cannes 2017

DinoGames – Transmedia Production, finalist project at MifaPitch Annecy 2017

“Caroline and the Magic Potion” – Nominated “Best Animation Feature Film” Platino Awards 2017

“DinoGames», Selected Project at Cartoon360 2016 edition

“Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas”, finalist project at MifaPitch Annecy 2016

“Zombeer” – Silver trophy “Best Indie game” Category – 2014 Edition

“Zombeer” Indie Burguer Awards 2014 – “Less Indie Game» Category

“Zombeer” Indie Burguer Awards 2014 – Nominated «The game most cool” category

“Zombeer” Indie Burguer Awards 2014 – Nominated «We want a sequela”

“Zombeer” Nominated Best Console Game – 2014

“Zombeer» Selected Project at Game Connection San Francisco 2013

“Morti” (3D Animation Short Film)

  • Concurso Nacional de Cine de Animación «Animainzón» (2014)
  • “BAIXADA ANIMADA” – Muestra Iberoamericana de Cine de Animación, Brazil (2014)
  • Cartoon Club, Italy (2014)
  • Festival de cortometrajes de Hayah, Panamá (2014)
  • VAFI – International Children and Youth Animation Festival, Croatia (2014)
  • Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan (2014)
  • SHORTS MÉXICO – Selección oficial (2014)
  • Selection at Torrevieja Audiovisual 2014
  • Oficial Selection ANIMAYO (2014)
  • Panamá (2014)
  • Croacia (2014)
  • BISFF – Busan International Short Film Festival. Korea South (2014)
  • Selección a los premios GOYA (Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Audiovisuales) para el premio a mejor cortometraje de animación (2013)
  • 2nd Prize FotoFilm Navás (2013)
  • Finalist Premio Ciutat de Palma de Animación Independiente (2013)
  • Oficial Selection Certamen Internacional de Cortos Ciudad de Soria (2013)
  • Oficial Selection Festival Internacional de cine de Gijón (2013)
  • Oficial Selection Festival internacional de FILMETS de Badalona (2013)
  • Nominated “Best short Film” “Academia Gellega del Audiovisual” (Premios Mestre Mateo)
  • Awards (2013)
  • Oficial Selection at Festival de Cine de Málaga (2013)
  • Oficial Selection Festival de Cans (2013)
  • Presencia en el mercado de animación Cannes (2013)
  • International Animation Film Festival Golden Kuker- Sofia (2013)
  • Nominated “Best Spanish Short Film” at International Festival Mundos Digitales (2012)
  • Selected Short Film at «5th International Children and Youth Animation Film Festival
  • Varaždin”(Animation day in Cannes 2017 selection, Cartoon Forum selected project 2017; Opening movie out of contest Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2018)

“Holly night” – Nominated for Best Animation Film «Goya» Awards

“Spirit of the Forest” – Nominated Best Animated Feature Film “Goya” Award 2008

“El Bufón y la Infanta” – Nominated Best Animated Short Film “Goya” Award 2008

“Midnight’s Summer Dream” – Best Animated Feature Film “Goya” Award 2005

Publications and conferences

«La narrativa audiovisual del presente: caminos, formatos y pantallas»

Jul 5, 2018

Lecture about the experience of directing «Memoirs of a man in Pajamas»: from graphical novel to

the big screen. (Fundación Carlos Casares)

International Jury Animayo 2018

May 2018

Best Spanish Short Film

Best Video game cinematic

Best Advertising

Best Music videos

“Creativity Vs Reality: the genesis of a project”

Apr 1, 2018

Animayo: Conference and International Film Festival of Animation, Visual Effects and Videogames.

Master Class «Memoirs of a Man in Pajamas»

Jun 2017

CinemaJove film festival

WIP of the feature film «Memoir of a Man in Pajamas»

Jan 2017

Animayo: Conference and International Film Festival of Animation, Visual Effects and Videogames.

Mesa redonda «Eventos internacionales de Videojuegos»

May 2017

Gamedev Barcelona

«Memoirs of a man in pajamas» , the 2DAnimation challenge.

Dec 14, 2016

Escuela Barreira – Semana Internacional de la animación

Master Class: “Working together and well shaked :)”

May, 2018

Animayo: Conference and International Film Festival of Animation, Visual Effects and Videogames.

Fusionando animación y videojuegos

Jun 2015

2º PAD Congress