Derek Pedros is a Film director and lover of design, art, and the image. He was born in Tenerife later he studied artistic photography, where he discovered his passion for space, light, composition and color. When he finished his studies, he moved to Barcelona, city where he began to work as a photographer and retoucher in fashion and advertising. There he got the skills to develop a personal work focused in portrait.
Between professional and personal projects, he has exhibited in Berlin, Dakar, Bilbao, Barcelona, Madrid, Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, among others.
When he left the city in 2012 he began to expand his interest from the static image to the image in movement (filmmaking), discovering its possibilities and becoming completely passionate and obsessed about it.
It was a few years later, when he connected his interest in the image with his passion in dance and movement, founding a path in which he immersed himself very deeply, combining his personal work with his career as director in commercials.
Throughout this journey he lived at many places where he developed projects with dancers and companies such as Akran Khan (London), Kidd Pivot (Canada), Lava (Tenerife), Iron Skulls (Barcelona), Daniel Abreu, Frantics (Berlin), Wei Wei Dance (Canada), Zukdance, Spinoff dance, Paloma Hurtado, Paula Quintana, Daniel Morales, Chey Jurado, Ballet BC (Canada), and many more.
He works professionally as a director and producer in advertising, and among personal projects he works mainly as a director of dance videos.
At the same time, he has given lectures and master classes on the concept of the image at the Universidad Europea de Canarias, the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, the “Sismògraf” festival (Olot) and the Canary Design Awards.
In 2016, he moved to Valencia (Spain) and began working as a freelance director for a number of agencies including Pugil Films (Madrid), Jakiens Video Design (Valencia) and Rotativa Performing Arts (Barcelona).
Actually he’s developing collaborations with other areas to extend his knowledge, such as collaborations with as neuroscience studies and architectural projects.
He is currently traveling and living around the world, seeking personal development, and expanding his skills in order to find inspiration for his work as a director and artist.
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