Sergi Agustí (Barcelona, 1967) is a photographer who also produces documentaries and cultural events. He has worked mainly in African countries such as Sierra Leone, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. His work concentrates on social topics and by getting close to his subjects is able to dispel many of the prejudices usually associated with Africa. One of his outstanding films is One Goal which documents a project involving a football team of amputees in Sierra Leone. Over the last few years, he has been working with Special Olympics Catalunya, a sports association whose principal aim is to promote sport and other leisure activities amongst the mentally handicapped as a way of improving their personal development and integration.
Daniel Arrébola (Barcelona, 1990) graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona with a degree in journalism specialising in Audiovisual, Radio and Event Production ITES SA. In 2012 he created the web-blog Apetece Cine which deals with news from the world of the seventh art combined with interviews and film reviews. The film critic, Josemanuel Escribano also works at Apetece Cine which has covered many important film festivals such as: Cannes 2015; The International San Sebastian Film Festival in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and the 45th and 47th editions of the Sitges Film Festival. He is also a commentator of his self-produced and edited radio programmes in which he talks about films and cinema. He took part in Carlos Garcia Pastor's programme, La Tarda, commenting on the Oscar Gala in 2014 for the COPE.
MIGUEL ANGEL C. BUTTINI
Miguel Angel C. Buttini (Tudela 1962) graduated from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicaciones in Madrid with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering. In 2000, after 11 years as an engineer, he founded Salto de Eje PC an audiovisual production company through which he began his career in cinema, theatre and publicity as a director, scriptwriter and producer. Some of his productions that are especially worth mentioning are the short La Mudanza (2000) - which has received several domestic and international awards. El Lunar (2007) working title, Dos Rivales casi Iguales and Mami Blue (2010) a Spanish/Portuguese co-production that has been shown at some 20 festivals in which it has received two audience awards and several nominations. Co-producer of Hijo de Caín (2013), the play Una pareja cualquiera has been on stage since 2014 in several theatres in Spain. His upcoming work as director is Abrakadabra a Spanish/Canadian co-production in the final stages of financing.
Marta Clari (Barcelona, 1966) graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) with a degree in Child Psychology and Social Pedagogy. Later she completed a master in Cultural Management at the University of Barcelona (UB) and one in Public Management at ESADE. She is currently managing the Barcelona Sports Institute at the Barcelona City Council. She has also been director of the Torre Llobeta Civic centre, technical adviser for welfare within the framework of the Cultural Programme of Nou Barris, and manager of the NGO Pallassos sense Fronteres (Clowns without Borders). In 1996, she was nominated Assistant to the the Managing Director of the Barcelona Cultural Institute (ICUB) here she was responsible for the Cooperative Programme with the boroughs and, from 2006 to 2015, manager. She was coordinated the Barcelona library Plan and was Manager at the Consortium of Libraries of Barcelona. Her career has combined her professional activities with that of teaching masters and post-graduate courses in cultural management.
Sandrine Ferraro (born in Lyon, France) is a French-Spanish-Italian actress and screenwriter. In 2013, she wrote and produced her first short movie in San Francisco, In Wino Veritas, which was selected in two Catalan film festivals, Most & Filmets. Since 2014, she has been developing a trilogy of short films, Ricercare, one in each country of her origins. The first chapter, shot in Italy with the support of the Tuscany Film Commission, is starting its festival run. She benefited from a writing residency at the Barcelona French Institute for the Spanish opus. Sandrine also has experience working as an editor-adapter in the TV & video games industry. As a performer, she recently danced in the opera Le Nozze di Figaro by Mario Martone, on tour in Italy in 2015-2016. She co-stars in the Italian web series The Breather on Eli Roth's web TV channel, and she dubbed a minor role in The Danish Girl by Tom Hooper. Finally, Sandrine is a former high-level volley-ball player and therefore has a special connection with sports.