Straddling the world of cinema, theatre, acting and directing, her debut as a director was JÚLIA IST (Biznaga Plata Best Director, Best Film, Movistar+ Best Film at Malaga IFF). She directed two episodes of Perfect Life by Leticia Dolera (Best Performance, Best Series at Cannes Series). As an actress, she starred in the short film Suc de síndria (EFA-nominated: Best Short), Con el viento, and Agata’s Friends. As a performing artist, she has co-founded the creative lab ELSMALNASCUTS and the VVAA collective. Elena wrote VENENO, a series by “Los Javis” for Atresmedia, and premiered the play This is Real Love (Teatre Lliure).
Isona Admetlla is a sociologist and cultural manager, teacher, consultant and audience designer.
She was born in Barcelona and lives in Berlin. She has been coordinating the Berlinale-World Cinema Fund for cinematography since 2009.
As a freelancer, she designs and delivers tailor-made training and education seminars on financing, marketing, distribution, pitching and design of film audiences at universities and other institutions. She regularly participates in project selection committees, as a jury member or lecturer.
She is a member of the selection committee of the MAFF (Málaga Festival Fund and Co-Production Event) and a project tutor. She has also been part of the selection committee of the ICAAJunta de Andalucía, FDC and Ventana Sur and is an expert evaluator of MediaSingle Project and Slate Funding, among others.
She is also an EAVE Alumni of Marketing and Distribution and Audience Designer of the Torino Film Lab.
Ricardo Saraiva is an editor known for O Marinheiro das Montanhas (2021), and Amparo (2021), both of which premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Amparo won the Rising Star Award at the Semaine de la Critique. He’s also the editor of Leidi (2014), winner of the Cannes Short Film Palme d’Or, Karim Aïnouz’s Nardjes A. (2020) –Berlinale Panorama 2020–, and Emre Kayis’ debut feature, Anatolian Leopard (2021) –TIFF 2021–.
Xavi Font is a specialist in composing music for film, television and advertising.
He is currently collaborating with several production companies, both nationally and internationally, as a composer and music supervisor, getting involved in projects from the initial strategic phase to the delivery of the final production. Xavi is a member of the European Film Academy, the Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas and the Academia Galega do Audiovisual, where he is part of its board.
In 2020, he has been recognized for his work in the acclaimed series Hierro, along with Elba Fernández, and also in his role as producer of Oliver Laxe’s multi-award-winning film, O que arde, in which he also worked as a music producer and additional music composer.