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Maider Oleaga Casado

Year of residence

2015 – 1st edition

Bilbao, 1976. She holds a degree in Audiovisual Communication and a diploma in Film Direction from the Madrid Film School (ECAM). In 2015, she completed a Master's Degree in Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of the Basque Country.
She’s currently working on the project Agur/Henffych!, a creative relationship initiated through video letters exchanged with the Welsh visual artist Naomi Heath. The main theme or link between these letters is language, both Basque and Welsh.

2014 - (G)uneak (codirected with Maialen Sarasua).
2012 - Esperanza.
2010 - Sitios prestados al aire.
2009 - Amaren ideia.

After her time in Ikusmira Berriak, Maider moved to Berlin to shoot a documentary for EiTB, Iragan gunea Berlin, which was selected in the Zinemira Selection of the 64th San Sebastian Film Festival. IRA 26-2  has received financing from the Basque Government that supports creative documentaries production. The project is currently in a preproduction stage. 

Maider Oleaga Casado