(Español) La novela colectiva

The pleasure of writing

[…] I had the opportunity to share some drinks with several students of journalism in their third year. I wasn’t all that surprised to learn that they had no university newspaper or even personal blogs. In fact, they said, they didn’t usually write.

“Why are you studying journalism, then?”, I asked.

“Most people in my class only want to be on TV” one of the students said. And she added, “Actually, several classmates already had boob jobs.”

Jose A. Pérez on Mi mesa cojea

Interview on El Impostor

The latest issue of Spanish-language online fanzine El Impostor focuses on independent productions, and includes an interview with Fidel Martínez (director) and myself (writer) on Mrs. Carrington.

The interview can be found here.

Lost. Execute.

Spanish TV channel Cuatro has invited LOST fans to create posters for the 6th season of the show using only their own graphic material. I came up with the image you can see here. The text reads: “LOST. SEASON 6. EXECUTE.”

At the time of writing, the poster presides the selection of favourites of the website.

Additionally, if nothing goes wrong, the image will be published this weekend, along with other selected fan-made posters, on EP3, the cultural suplement of the national newspaper El País.

To celebrate the little happy event, I’ve open a small new section of the site devoted to my published graphic works.

Leona on the news

Especial NavidadMrs. Carrington, the most glamorous (and most camp) show on the internet keeps generating news, appearing on several local newspapers this week (see the articles on Granada Hoy from Saturday and today or the front page today at Ideal.es).

As reported in these articles, the show will be screened in Granada tonight as a special montage including the premiere of the eighth episode, which will be available online very soon this week.

Yesterday was also the day chosen for the shooting of the new Christmas Special, adding a new cameo to our evergrowing list of guest stars, of which we are so proud. This special episode will be available online in only a few days! Update: the Christmas Special is being edited against the clock so it can be screened tonight as well!

And finally we have announced the great secret we had been keeping fro so long: superstar Alaska will be starring on the show. The shooting will take place next week and her character will play an important role in the Leona’s plots towards the end of the season. Alaska is the most significant figure in the cultural movement of Madrid’s “movida”, has worked with Almodóvar and keeps an active and succesful career as a singer with her band Fangoria. Stay tuned!

LesGaiCineMad 2009

I’m still in Madrid doing promotion for Mrs. Carrington at the 1st LesGaiCineMad Spanish LGBT Film Market. Several international distributors have already shown their interest in our work, so we’re really glad with the first initial response.

Here are some images from Tuesday’s PhotoCall.

PhotoCall LesGaiCineMad

PhotoCall LesGaiCineMad

PhotoCall LesGaiCineMad

Left to right: Fidel Martínez (director), Lucas Casanova (producer of LesGaiCineMad), Margot (Leona Carrington), servidor (scriptwriter), Tormenta (Chumina Stafa), Mariel Marciá (Head of Market) and Gerardo Pérez (director of LesGaiCineMad).

(Español) Halloween

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