Guillem Riera
Guillem Riera. Observant. Hard-working. Free spirit.
Guillem was born in Barcelona in 1970 and has lived there ever since. He did his studies in Film Direction in Calassanç Center, current ESCAC.
He has directed several short films, three of which were in various national and international festivals. He has experience of 16 years in different media; 2 years doing scientific photography and video in the Childcare Unit, St Joan de Déu Hospital; 8 years in the advertising world working in various facets of commercials such as cameraman at castings, editor, management crew member, director of a work in S16mm for Audi; 2 years in live-ons as operator of a software called TV Game and as offline editor at TV3 Catalonia.
Moreover, he participated in direction of 2 feature films. He was an active member of an amateur theatre company as actor for 3 years and appeared in two television ads and a campaign for a brand as a photographic model. He directed, shot and edited a documentary on Global Warming filmed as a road movie in the USA, with a team of 4 interviewing a wide range of people from New York through Seattle to Barrow, Alaska in 2005. Between 2005 and 2021 he worked in el Consorci de ZF, a public enterprise, in charge of Audio-Visuals in the Department of Communication.