BrLab 2018

Tutors

  • Agustina Chiarino

    Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Master’s degree in Creative Documentary. At Control Z Films, she produced the feature films “Gigante”, “Hiroshima”, “3”, “Tanta agua”. In 2011, she founded Mutante Cine with Fernando Epstein. They produced and distributed “El 5 de talleres”, “Las olas” and the documentary “Locura al aire”. They co-produced“Historia del miedo”, “Miamiga del parque”, “Benzinho”y “Las herederas”. The feature films Alelíand Monos are in post-production. All these films have premiered at major festivals such as Cannes, Berlinale, Venice, Toronto and Sundance, and been awarded. They are co-organizers with EAVE Internacional of the PUENTES training project, which takes place every year in Montevideo. For 10 years she was in charge of the committee that receives and develops new projects and co-productions at Uruguay’s Channel 10. She has participated nationally and internationally as a teacher, tutor and consultant in training activities such as Biennale College, BrLab and BiobioLab. She has participated as jury member in competitions for project development and finalization, in international festivals and funds such as San Sebastián, BAFICI, Miami, Locarno and Cartagena.

  • Agustina Llambi Campbell

    Production director of feature films such as Pablo Trapero’s “Nascido y criado”, “Leonera”,“Carancho”; Albertina Carri’s “La rabia”; and executive producer of Ezequiel Acuña’s “Excursiones”. In 2011, she was one of the founders of La Unión de los Ríos. She produced Santiago Mitre’s “El estudiante”; Alejandro Fadel’s “Los salvajes”, Hugo Santiago’s “El cielo del centauro”, “La patota” and “La cordillera”, both directed by Santiago Mitre, “Los vagos”, Gustavo Biazzi’s debut film, and “Muere, monstruo, muere”, directed by Alejandro Fadel. She is currently developing projects by Martin Rejtman, Santiago Mitre and Pablo Stoll.

  • Annemie Degryse

    Born in Belgium in1968, Annemie lived in France as a child and came back to Belgium in 1983. She studied Fine Arts in College and graduated from Film Studies – option animated film – at the Royal Academy of Art Ghent in 1992. She then started working on the film “Taxandria” by Raoul Servais as a student and continued as studio & production assistant for Anitrick/PDG & Partners until 1994. From 1993 until 1997 directed the Raoul Servais foundation where different short animations – graduation and professional films – were produced. From 1998 to 2000 Annemie was responsible at Cartoon – initiative of MEDIA Program of the European Community – for the preproduction support and organizer of Cartoon Movie. Before returning to production, from 2000 until 2003 she was general Manager of Flanders Image (VAF). She currently produces animations at Studio Lunanime.

  • Eliseo Altunaga

    Dean of the Screenplay program at one of the most important audiovisual schools in the world, EICTV – Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión de San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba, Eliseo Altunaga is also Associate Professor at the Facultad de Arte de Medios y Comunicación Audiovisual de la Universidad de La Habana. Having taught courses in several countries around the world, such as Guatemala, Chile, Spain and Nicaragua, Eliseo was honored for his career and contribution to cinema, particularly Chilean cinema, at the 27o Festival Internacional de Cinema de Viña del Mar. His work as a screenwriter, or script consultant, includes feature films, television series and soap operas, such as: “Violeta se fue a los cielos”, nominated for the Goya Award and winner at the Huelva and Sundance festivals, “Machuca”, “Tony Manero”, “Neruda”, “No” (nominated for an Oscar for Foreign Film in 2013) and “Una mujer fantástica”, winner of the 2018 Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

  • Fernanda del Nido

    Born in Buenos Aires, she develops her professional career in Spain. At her production company, Tic Tac, she produced: “Polvo” (Julio Hernández Cordón, 2012); “Tralas luces” (Sandra Sánchez, 2011); “18 comidas” (Jorge Coira, 2010) and “¿Qué culpa tiene el tomate?” (ómnibus, 2009). She also co-produced feature films such as “Agua fría de mar” (Paz Fábrega, 2010), among other titles. In 2014, she founded Setembro Cine, where she coproduced films with wide international acclaim: “Neruda” (Pablo Larraín, 2016); “Princesita” (Marialy Rivas, 2017) and “Una mujer fantástica” (Sebastián Lelio, 2017). She is currently co-producing a feature film by Dutch director Joost Van Ginkel.

  • Iana Cossoy Paro

    Screenwriter, with a Master’s degree in Media and Audiovisual Processes from ECA-USP. Graduated in Cinema at EICTV. She co-wrote with film director Marcelo Muller the feature film “Eu te levo” (2017). She collaborated in the script of “As duas Irenes” (2017), directed by Fabio Meira. She teaches at Ateliê Bucareste, Espaço Itaú and EICTV. She is a member of Coletivo Vermelha, which studies and promotes actions related to the participation and representation of women in the audiovisual sector.

  • Mariana Rondón

    Born in Venezuela, she studied animation Cinema in Paris and graduated from Escuela de Cine EICTV, Cuba. She is currently writing her next project, “Zafari”, and producing “Contactado”, directed by Marité Ugás, in post-production. In 2013, she made her directorial debut with feature film “Pelo malo”, winner of the Concha de Oro for Best Film at the Festival de San Sebastián, among other 44 awards. (Screenplay awards: Torino Festival, Mar del Plata, among others.) She produced “El chico que miente”, directed by Marité Ugás, which premiered at the Berlinale Generation 2011. In 2007, she released “Postales de Leningrado”, receiving 25 international awards. “La media noche y media” (1999), co-directed with Marité Ugás, premiered at the Tokyo International Film Festival. In Fine Arts, she works with robotics and electronic art.

  • Marta Machado

    Marta Machado has produced animated films for more than 20 years at Otto Desenhos Animados, based in Porto Alegre, and is responsible for the production of feature films “Até que a sbórnia nos separe”, “Wood & Stock: sexo, orégano e rock’n’roll”, and coproduction with Espanha “Bruxarias”, in addition to series, short films and advertising content. She was president of Associação Brasileira de Cinema de Animação-ABCA. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from UFRGS, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from USP and is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Administration at FGV/EAESP. She is a professor of Production at UFSC’s film undergraduate program.

  • Paula Astorga

    Graduated from the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica, she is a promoter of audiovisual and culture in general, with special attention to the creation of new circuits for film exhibition and to the promotion of contemporary cinema in Mexico and Latin America. In 2004, she created FICCO, Festival Internacional de Cine Contemporáneo (2004- 2008), and in 2010, she assumed the general direction of the Cineteca Nacional de México (2010-2013). She participated as jury member in more than 20 international film festivals. As a producer, she is currently working on “Inzomnia”, the first stop-motion animated film made in Mexico. She has just released “Omar y Gloria”, Jaime Cohen’s second documentary film, and is currently producing Raúl Fuentes’s “Contar el amor”.

  • Phil Parker

    Phil Parker is one of Europe’s leading content development consultants – productions include “Wallace and Gromit – curse of the were rabbit” e Terry Prachett’s  “Hogfather”. Co-wrote “Manou”, an animated feature currently in production. Developed “Bach in Brazil’ a live action German/Brazilian feature with first time director Ansgher Ahlers, 16 week run in German cinemas in 2016. He founded the UK’s most successful screenwriting course. Graduates went on to win several BAFTA’s, a Palme D’Or and be Oscar nominated. Author of the “Art and science of screenwriting’. He is currently working on projects from Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, and the UK.

  • Zé Brandão

    Zé Brandão is a founding partner of Copa Studio, one of the largest animation production companies in Latin America. He is executive producer and screenwriter of the series “Irmão do Jorel”, by Juliano Enrico, top ranked at the Cartoon Network in terms of audience. He is a producer, author and director of the series “Tromba trem”, exhibited in more than 20 countries. He worked as animation director in the series “Historietas assombradas (para crianças malcriadas)” and signs the executive production of three new animated series premiering in 2018 and 2019. He is a coordinator of the project “Estúdio Escola de Animação”, which teaches free courses in Rio de Janeiro.