Elisa Fernanda Pirir

Elisa Fernanda Pirir


PUENTES project: Resistir, PW project: Svik

Company details

Position Producer
Company Mer Film


Elisa Fernanda Pirir is a film producer from Guatemala. She graduated from The National Film School in Norway with the student Oscar nominated «Generation Mars». She works as a producer for the Norwegian company Mer Film. She has been working with several acclaimed international directors such as Thomas Arslan, Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego, Nabil Ayouch, Laura Mora among others and some of Norway's most acclaimed directors. Elisa leads Mer Film’s north Norwegian office in Tromsø and their own Talent development program. Her work has been awarded at many international film festivals, and in 2021 she produced two Oscar qualifying shortfilm contenders. She is a Berlinale Talents, Guadalajara Talents, Nordic Filmlab, EAVE and EWA alumni. Elisa is also working as a short film and documentary advisor at the Arts Council Norway.

Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away in 2016. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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