Mentors and Speakers

Mentors and Speakers

Agustina Lumi

Agustina Lumi (Argentina). Graduated by the Communication Faculty UBA. Producer of TV, cinema and professor of social communication. Since 2013, he has been part of the Exhibition Area of ​​the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts. Media Content Coordinator, she works transversally on the development and growth of the INCAA screens (CINE.AR TV, CINE.AR PLAY and INCAA SPACES) with the aim of adding more and new audiences to Argentine cinema.

Ana Pfaff

Ana Pfaff (Barcelona). Editor, director and experimental filmmaker. Co-founder of the Dostopos project, a collective focused on the production of content that relates images and music in formats such as video clips or video projection, using the practice of found footage or animated collage. In her filmography as an editor are: Hamada (2018), Els dies que vindran (2018), Ainhoha: Yo no soy esa (2018), Con el viento (2017) Trinta Lumes (2017), Estiu:1993 (2017). Niñato (2016), Remine (2014). In fiction she has worked on projects such as La Inquilina directed by Mar Coll, Els tres porquets directed by Albert Serra and in advertising she has directed for brands such as Wallapop, ING Direct, Stradivarius or Pans & Company.

Camila Freitas

Camila Freitas (Brasil, 1983) Estudió cine en el Universidad de Brasilia y en la Universidad Federal Fluminense. Especializada en dirección de fotografía en la ENS Louis Lumière, trabajó en París como directora de fotografía hasta 2013. Como cineasta, hizo los cortos “Passarim” (2003), “De asfalto e Terra Vermelha” (2010) y “Ararat” (2014). “Suelo” es su primer largometraje.

Diego Pino

Diego Pino (Chile). Productor de Fundación MAFI (Mapa Filmico de un País), organización dedicada a la producción, mediación, residencias artísticas e investigación en al área documental. Filmografía: Mapa Fílmico de un país, 2012,  IDFA  Docs Lab (www.mafi.tv); “Propaganda” (2014, Visions du Réel); “Dios”,(2019, Visions du Réel).

Elena Vilardell

Elena Vilardell (Spain).Technical and Executive Secretariat of the Ibermedia Program.

Eliza Capai

Eliza Capai (Brasil). Realizadora de documentales independiente que se enfoca en representar problemas sociales y pensar en modos creativos de producción, narración y distribución. Su primer largometraje, Tan lejos es aquí (2013), se basa en encuentros con mujeres durante un viaje de siete meses a través de África. Su segunda película, “La tortuga y el tapir” (2016), investiga las gigantescas centrales hidroeléctricas construidas la selva amazónica.

Eva Valiño

Eva Valiño (Spain). Sound. She trained in Barcelona, ​​New Orleans and Cuba. She has worked in the sound of more than 60 films with directors like Icíar Bollaín, Goya for Best Sound 2004 for Te doy mis ojos, and with Manuel Martín Cuenca, nominated to the Goya for Best Sound with Cannibal in 2014. She has recently been nominated for the sound category of the Gaudí Awards 2018 for Estiu 1993 by Carla Simón. In parallel to his work in film, she is dedicated to academic research and teaching sound expression in university seminars. With Javier Rebollo, she received the Best Sound Award at the Mediterranean Film Festival of Larissa for the short The baggage opened and for In separate beds, at the National Short Film Competition of Medina del Campo. She has also received the Award for Best Sound for Goodbye, by Nacho Ruiz Solanas.

Federico Borgia y Guillermo Madeiro

Federico Borgia y Guillermo Madeiro. (Montevideo, Uruguay.1982 y 1984). Trabajan como dupla de dirección de cine desde el año 2007. Han realizado el cortometraje “El banquete” (2007), el mediometraje “Nunchaku” (2011), el largometraje de ficción “Clever” (2015), estrenado en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Busan, obteniendo una veintena de premios a nivel nacional e internacional, y el largometraje documental “El campeón del mundo” (2019), premio IDFA en el Pitching Documental del DocMontevideo 2017, con estreno en La Semana del Documental, DocMontevideo 2019. Licenciados en Comunicación Social, Borgia es docente de Realización Cinematográfica y Guion y Madeiro de Montaje, rol en el que se ha desempeñado en las siguientes películas: “La libertad es una palabra grande” (Guillermo Rocamora, 2018), “Vida a bordo” (Emiliano Mazza, 2018), ambos estrenados en IDFA; y “Nueva Venecia” (E. Mazza, 2016), Premio mejor documental en el Festival de Biarritz.

Figs Jackman

Figs Jackman (UK) is Head of Global Development at Spring Films, the twice Oscar nominated, Emmy, BAFTA, Peabody, Grierson and RTS award winning production company. Recent projects include: Meeting Gorbachev (dir Werner Herzog/Andre Singer). As an Exec/Producer, recent work includes: Netflix’s Emmy Nominated City 40; and Cool Daddio: The Second Youth of R Stevie Moore which has just had its World Premiere at Sheffield Doc Fest.

Juan Álvarez Neme

Juan Álvarez Neme (Uruguay). Montevideo, 1972. He is a director, photographer and editor. He graduated from the Film School of Uruguay (ECU) in 1999. He founded tarkiofilm in 2008. FILMOGRAPHY: “At the foot of the white tree” {documentary for tv, 2007, 64 min}, “The cultivation of the invisible flower”, {documentary, 2012, 84 min}, “Avant” {documentary, 2014, 94 min}.

Karin Cuyul

Karin Cuyul (Chile, 1988) Directora y productora, en 2016 funda junto a Joséphine Schroeder la compañía Pequén Producciones, productora de cine con base en Santiago de Chile. En 2019 estrena su ópera prima como directora, el documental “Historia de mi nombre” en el Festival Internacional de Cine de Rotterdam, en la Competencia Bright Future, en la que obtiene la Mención Especial del jurado.

Karina Castellano

Karina Castellano (Argentina) is in charge of the Media and Audience area of ​​INCAA. Since 2016, she organize the public display screens of the Institute, creating CINE.AR, a country brand, which attends to new audiovisual consumption habits and which in turn locks up traditional screens. Prior to INCAA, she was responsible for the development of the Gourmet channel, Europa-Europa, Film & Arts, (á) and co-founder of Nativa Contenidos, a leading producer of Hispanic content.

Lula Carvalho

Lula Carvalho (Brazil), his career begins in the resumption of Brazilian cinema at the end of the 90s. Son of Walter Carvalho and nephew of Vladimir Carvalho, the cinema has been present in his life from the very beginning. As director of photography is recognized by Tropa de Elite, Robocop, Ninja Turtles and the series Narcos among other productions. He is co-director of the documentary Auto de Resitência (Letal), best documentary É tudo verdade 2018 that will be screened at DocMontevideo’s Documentary Week 2019.

Marcos Bautista

Marcos Bautista (Brasil) is member of Plano 3 Filmes, he produced “Jonas and the Backyard Circus”, which premiered on cinemas and TVs in Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Mexico and South Korea. “Son of Ox” (first feature film) participated in the workinprogress session of the FICG and Málaga and received the support of Film4Climate for the project most connected to the development goals of the ONU. His next film “Sam” is an award-winning project in DocMontevideo.

Mariana Viñoles

Mariana Viñoles (Melo, Uruguay). Crece en Melo, una ciudad del interior del Uruguay. A los 18 años viaja a la capital. Allí estudia Comunicación Social y realiza talleres de formación en cine. En 2001 viaja a Bélgica y estudia Dirección de Fotografía. En 2004 cofunda Cronopio film. Entre los años 2005 y 2015 filma y dirige cinco largometrajes documentales. Su documental “El mundo de Carolina” estrena en 2015 en la competencia oficial del IDFA (Festival Internacional de Cine de Amsterdam). En 2016, Cronopio film se disuelve y Mariana funda La piscina film para seguir dedicándose a la creación de películas independientes.

Marta Andreu

Marta Andreu (Spain) is the academic coordinator of DocMontevideo. In 2004 she founded Estudi Playtime in order to devote her time to producing creation documentaries. Her last production “Amanecer” was awarded as best Colombian film at FICCI. In 2017 she founded Walden a documentary training residence. In 2004-2005 she coordinated a Spanish documentary cinema retrospective for Cinéma du Réel. She analyses documentary scripts for the Centre de Desenvolupament Audiovisual.  She has a degree in audiovisual communication and a master’s in creation documentary from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Nicolás Tabilo

Nicolás Tabilo (Chile). Director, productor y montajista en diferentes proyectos previos, Nicolás Tabilo recientemente se tituló de la Carrera de Cine y Televisión de la Universidad de Chile con máximas distinciones. Entre su filmografía, Nicolás destaca como director y guionista de “Aguas abajo” (2015) Mejor Cortometraje de Ficción BIOBIO CINE 2016 y como Montajista de “Historia de mi nombre” (2019), mención especial del jurado en el Festival de Rotterdam.

Omar Rincón

Omar Rincón (Colombia) is Associate Professor at the Universidad de los Andes and director of the Center for Journalism Studies CEPER and the Masters in Journalism of the same university. Investigates, produces essays and writes about media and aesthetic entertainment cultures. At this moment he tries to think from and in celebrities citizenships, bastard cultures and pop sensibilities. He works in the crossings that go from the music to the digital networks, from the street joys to the popular globalized flavors. He has an audiovisual essay: Colombians as we are. One of his latest texts: The DJ journalist is the medium. His latest creation: The fog as an audiovisual figure. He is a television critic and a media essayist.

Paula Gomes

Paula Gomes (Brasil) is director and producer in the brazilian collective Plano 3 Filmes. Among his films, is the documentary “Jonas and the Backyard Circus”, which premiered at IDFA, was exhibited in more than 25 countries and awarded prizes at festivals such as CinélatinoToulouse, MiradasDoc, DocsMx, among others. Paula is part of DiásporaLab and, currently, she is working on her new documentary “Sam” and in the feature film “Son of Ox”.

Petra Costa

Petra Costa (Brasil) Realizadora brasileña cuyo trabajo acompasa ficción y no ficción. Su primera película, “Elena”, se estrenó en IDFA y fue denominado como “sueño cinemático” por New York Times y “debut magistral” por Indiewire. Su segunda película, “Olmo and the Seagull”, se estrenó en Locarno. Su más reciente trabajo, “Al filo de la democracia”, se estrenó en el Festival de Sundance 2019.

Travis Wilkerson

Travis Wilkerson (USA, Denver), has developed his work between fiction, performance and documentary, through a strongly political essay cinema. Using minimal resources and assuming a multiplicity of roles in his own films, Travis denounces in his cinema the bad public and private practices of different sectors of his country. His most recent films are “Did You Wonder Who fired the Gun? (2017) and Machine Gun or Typewriter? (2015). His work is internationally recognized, exhibited in festivals such as Sundance, Toronto, Locarno, Yamagata and in art circuits and museums.

Verónica Fiorito

Verónica Fiorito (Argentina) has a solid career in the field of producing and directing TV & Film, her training is consolidated with a degree in Audiovisual Production and Management. She has developed a career in cultural management becoming Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Culture of Argentina. She directed and took part in the team that designed and launched the Pakapaka channel, the signal dedicated to children and Canal Encuentro.

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