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Q&A: Alvaro Crespo Garcia

Alvaro Crespo Garcia directed 2021 WMFF features “Water Wears Rock”. The story of a climber who suffers from multiple sclerosis since he was 17 years old. Against his own limitations, his goal is to climb the Naranjo de Bulnes in Asturias, Spain. We asked him a few questions, see our Q&A conversation below:

What is in your gear bag/kit?

A Canon and a notebook 🙂

What item can you not live without?

CAMERA

How do you choose music for your films?

I have to first tell where does the emotion rises and falls in the film. And then you need to get emotionally affected by the choice of your music, or the audience won´t be either.

Most necessary character-quality for a director?

empathy

Who has been most influential in your directing career?

Tarantino & Eastwood

Favorite on-set memory?

dinner and beer time with all the crew after a long day of work

Craziest on-set/en route to set adventure?

having all the crew hiking a huge mountain with all the equipment over 4 hours.

More About Alvaro Crespo Garcia

I’m a video producer from Madrid, Spain currently living in New York City.

I have over 7 years of experience specialized in providing a wide range of production services for film, documentary, short films, corporate material, and television. In addition to my experience, I have a solid education in the field of mass media, motion graphics, lighting, social media, and digital marketing from institutions such as San Pablo – CEU University in Madrid and the School of Visual Arts in New York.

During the last years, I have collaborated with the production of documentaries in Senegal, Alaska, and Madrid. I’ve also had the opportunity to work as a senior producer and video editor overseeing the creation of high-end productions for organizations such as Liquid Works, McKinsey & Company, Renault, Mount Sinai, Natura, HBO Latino and many more. ¨Water Wears Rock¨is my first documentary as a director.