Vanessa del Campo wins IDFA Talent Award with MARS, OMAN at Visions du Réel.
Vanessa del Campo is a Spanish filmmaker based in Belgium.
For her, filmmaking is a way to understand, question and connect with the world and hence, with herself. She believes in the role that filmmaking plays in terms of self-awareness and social engagement.
Vanessa completed a master in film at LUCA School of Arts, in Brussels. She has also studied at EICTV, in Cuba and Bande à Part Film School, in Barcelona.
Besides, Vanessa has always been very keen on performing arts: after a Postgraduate Course in Dramaturgy (Teatro de los Sentidos), she joined ProjectA Social Theatre Company in Barcelona, as playwright and actress.
As first career, she is an aerospace engineer: this background links her in a very direct and personal way to the story of the film Mars, Oman.
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