Scriptwriter, narrator and consultant. Dean of the Script Department at EICTV and scriptwriting professor at Universidade de la Havana (Cuba). He wrote several feature films, series and novels. Among his works, Violeta se Fue a los Cielos – awarded in Huelva and Sundance -, Machuca, Tony Manero and No – nominated as Best Foreign Film for the Oscars – stand out.
He is currently the director of AUSTRALAB and a delegate of the CCC (Cinema and Creation Center) projects in Santiago, Chile. He was the creator and coordinator of LARED, a recent grouping of distributors from six Latin American countries, who intends to promote independent films in the region. Between 2008 and 2016, he was the programming director of the Toulouse Latin American Film Festival and a member of the Cine en encultura selection team for both the Toulouse and San Sebastian editions. He has done dozens of tutorials and talks related to project development and issues related to distribution, exhibition and the public at film festivals, laboratories, seminars and workshops, mainly in Latin America and Europe, but also in the East. He also collaborated with dozens of festivals as a programmer and in actions related to the development of projects. In addition to his work in the cinema, he was during 2016 and 2017, artistic director of CasaPlan, center of production and diffusion of contemporary art in Valparaiso.
Eva Morsch Kihn
Eva Morsch-Kihn graduate in Cultural Organizations Management and from the Université Dauphine Paris and in Modern Literature and Film from the Jean Jaurés Université de Toulouse. Eva is in charge of the industry platform of the french festival Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse, which includes Cine en Construcción, Cine en Desarrollo and EDEN. Eva has collaborated with Mercato del Film at the Bienalle di Venezia, organizing the first European Gap Financing Market. With Cannes’ La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde, she selects projects for the Fonds d’Aide au Développement du Scénario d’Amiens, among others, and she is an alternate member of Aide Aux Cinémas du Monde.
Fernanda del Nido
Fernanda Del Nido was born in Buenos Aires and moved to Spain, where she developed her professional career. Through the production company Tic Tac she headed films such as Julio Hernández’s Polvo (2012), Sandra Sánchez’s Tralas Luces (2011), Jorge Coira’s 18 Comidas (2010) and the collectively made ¿Qué Culpa Tiene el Tomate? (2009). She was also a co-producer on Fernando Pérez’s Tata Cedrón, el Regreso de Juancito Caminador, Margarita Leitão’s Design Detrás das Grades and Paz Fábrega’s Água Fría de Mar (2010). She is currently at SETEMBRO CINE, organizing the premiere of Pablo Larraín’s Neruda (2016) and producing Marialy Rivas’ Princesita and Sebastián Lelio’s Una Mujer Fantástica, both scheduled for release in 2017.
Rosanna Seregni founded the production company Sintra. Among the films she had produced are Maurizio Sciarra’s Alla rivoluzione sulla 2 cavalli, Hiner Salem’s Vodka lemon, Danis Tanovic’s L’enfer and Pablo Trapero’s Nacido y criado. In 2005 she received the FICE award for Best Independent Production Company for High Quality Cinema. She is a permanent member of the jury for the screenplay development fund of the Festival International du Film d’Amiens. She recently produced Gianfranco Quattrini’s film Planta madre and is now developing Vicentini Orgnani’s project The Brazilian conference.