The Dance of the Infants

The Dance of the Infants

Jokin Pascual, Javier Dampierre

In Pamplona, during all year, the arrival of the summer is expected, and with it comes the Running of the Bulls of San Fermin. The smallest ones dream to run when they become grown-ups.

Jokin Pascual

Spanish - Director Jokin Pascual (1976) was born in Pamplona, Spain. Since he was very young, he was enthusiastic about photography. This passion gave him some awards, with which he bought his first lab and frist professional cameras. After high school, he decided to study Image and Sound at Film and Video School of Andoain (Guipuzcoa), and he continued his direction of photography studies at the ECAM, the official film school in Madrid. After that, as a freelance, he worked for different companies, and he shot his first 35mm short films, meanwhile he was gaining experiencie in several feature films and commercials as an assistant camera. He’s shot 80 commercials as a DP, some of them for big brands, some videoclips, several awarded short films, high audience TV show Hispania, and three feature documentaries. The last one, Contra el tiempo, was nominated for the best documentary at the Goya Academy Awards in 2013. In 2006 he shot his first feature film in 35mm called La abuela. At the time he’s preparing the shooting of his second feature film Blue Mood, directed by Maria Salgado, produced by Promarfi (Spain) and Cepa Audiovisual (Argentina). In 2015 he creates the production company EN BUEN SITIO to undertake his own projects. The Dance of the Infants is the first one, and he has produced two more documentaries and another two fiction shorts.

Javier Dampierre

Director, Screenwriter Javier Dampierre (1977) is a director, screenwriter and editor in film, television and comercials. He has stood out in the short film field with titles like “7 Days”, awarded at two International Film Festivals, the dark comedy “Crocodile Nile” (El Cocodrilo Nilo), with more than 80 official selections all over the globe, including being Candidate for the 2011 Spanish Academy Awards, the short documentary “The Dance of the Infants”, awarded at the Oscar qualifying Rhode Island International Film Festival, and the psychological thriller “Fifty”, with 16 international awards in its first 4 months of distribution. He has directed the feature documentary “Lo imposible de lo imposible”, about the movie “The Impossible”, by J.A. Bayona, starring Ewan McGregor and Naomy Watts. The documentary captured a share audience of 39,2% in Telecinco, the biggest tv channel in Spain. He’s optioned his feature screenplay “The Silence of Marcos Tremmer”, which will be produced next year, a coproduction between Spain, Dominican Republic and Argentina. During his 4 years based in Los Angeles, he's edited trailers, live action feature films, and documentaries for NBC, FOX, Amazon, ESPN and Netflix, such as "The People's Fighters", produced by Mandalay Sports Media and Frank Marshall, the live action feature "Prescience", starring Linda Gray and Eric Roberts and distributed by Indican Pictures and Lionsgate, and doc TV series “40 Days: Canelo VS Kovalev”, for DANZ and NBC, and “The Harder Way”, for ESPN, both produced by Uninterrupted and LeBron James.

  • Original title El baile de los infantes
  • Director Jokin Pascual, Javier Dampierre
  • Duration 9
  • Production year 2015
  • Theme Arts & CultureKids & Youth
  • Aspect 2:35:1
  • Format DCP
  • Category Short Film
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Producer En buen sitio producciones
  • Dialogue language Spanish
  • Subtitle language English