Pablo Echart Orús
Pablo Echart Orús holds a PhD degree in Communication from the University of Navarra, where he teaches in the area of scriptwriting in audiovisual fiction since 1998 and directed the MA programme in Screenwriting between 2010 and 2015.
Author of more than thirty research works on the dramatic construction of audiovisual fiction stories. He has focused on the narrative universes of filmmakers such as Alexander Payne, Woody Allen, Hirokazu Koreeda, Kelly Reichardt and Clint Eastwood as well as the serial narrative (Fargo, Homeland and Breaking Bad). A considerable part of his research has revolved around comedy, on which he has written the book La comedia romántica del Hollywood de los años 30 y 40 (“Hollywood’s romantic comedy in the 1930s and 1940s”)(Cátedra, 2005).
He completed a training stay in UCLA Extension (United States), he has researched at the University of St. Andrews (Scotland) and the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Italy), and has carried out educational collaborations at the University of Los Andes (Chile) and the Università degli Studi di Perugia (Italy). In 2017, he won a Leonardo scholarship granted by the BBVA Foundation to write a screenplay for a feature film.