Screenwriter and director. His first Goya nominations came with 7 Virgins (2005), followed by After in 2009. He got 10 Goya awards with Marshland (2014) and the People’s Choice Award at the EFA. He lifted the award for Best Director with Smoke & mirrors (2016), which also won Best Actor at the San Sebastian Film Festival. His latest work is the series The plague for Movistar+ (2018), which premiered during the San Sebastian International Film Festival and internationally at MIPCOM. Sky Vision is handling international sales.
Marisa Fernández Armenteros
Producer in the Mediapro cinema division, producer of projects like Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and Midnight in Paris, Carnage by Roman Polanski, and Salvador Allende and The Pearl Button by Patricio Guzmán. She has also worked with Spanish directors like Javier Fesser on Camino, Isabel Coixet on Mapa de los sonidos de Tokio and Endless Night, and Fernando León de Aranoa on Princesas and Amador.
She has previously worked in the development department at Europroducciones and as a project reader for Morena Films, Sigecine and Lolafilms. In 2000 and 2001, she worked with Eurimages, European Co-Production Fund, and with the Audivisual Fund of the European Parliament in Brussels.
Luis López Carrasco
Filmmaker and writer. In 2008 he co-founded Los Hijos, an experimental cinema and documentary collective. His work has been shown in numerous international film festivals like Locarno, Rotterdam, Toronto, NYFF Film Society of
Lincoln Center, BAFICI or Viennale and contemporary art centres like Museo Nacional Reina Sofía, Museo Guggenheim, Centre Georges Pompidou or ICA London.
El Futuro, his first solo film, was premiered in Locarno International Film Festival 2013, screened in more than fifty international festivals and awarded in BAFICI 2014, Lima Independiente 2014, Uruguay Winter Festival 2014 and IBAFF 2014.
Writer on two feature films by director Mar Coll, Three Days with the Family, Goya in 2010 for Best New Director and Todos queremos lo mejor para ella (Miami Film Festival). She was also a co-writer on the movie Blog, directed by Elena Trapé and on María (and everyone else) directed by Nely Reguera, both of which were selected at the San Sebastian Festival in the New Directors category. She took part as a collaborative writer on Summer 1993, by Carla Simón, Best Debut Film at the 2017 Berlin Festival and Grand Prize in the Generation Kplus category.
Diego San José
Screenwriter specializing in comedy. In 2009 he wrote Friend zone, for which he received the award for Best New Script at the Malaga Festival, along with Borja Cobeaga. Also with Cobeaga he wrote the screenplays for the comedies No controles (2010) and the highest grossing Spanish movie, Spanish affair (2014). His latest work is Fe de etarras (Netflix, 2017), and his film adaptation of Superlópez, directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera, is soon to be released.
Her directorial debut was on Three Days with the Family (2009), which won the Goya for Best New Director and the Silver Award for Best Director at the Spanish Film Festival in Malaga. Her second feature film, Todos queremos lo mejor para ella (2013), starring Nora Navas, was nominated for a Goya Award in the Best Actress category and was selected at SEMINCI and Miami, among others. In 2017 she directed the series Matar al padre for Movistar+.
Felipe Lage Coro founded Zeitun Films together with Oliver Laxe in 2009. Todos vós sodes capitáns (You are all captains - Oliver Laxe, 2010) was his first production. He then produced the feature films Arraianos (Eloy Enciso, 2012), The fifth gospel of Kaspar Hauser (Alberto Gracia, 2013), Costa da Morte (Lois Patiño, 2013), Pozoamargo (Enrique Rivero, 2015) and Mimosas (Oliver Laxe, 2016) and the short film Tshweesh (Feyrouz Serhal, 2017). His films has been awarded in some of the most important film festivals: Cannes, Locarno, Rotterdam, BAFICI, Sevilla, FICUNAM or Jeonju among others. Tempo vertical (Lois Patiño) is his next project.
Miguel Ángel Vivas
Director and scriptwriter of movies and series. He studied cinematography at ECAM and before finishing his studies he directed his first feature film, Reflejos, with which he won the Opera Prima Atresmedia Award and Vía Digital for the best screenplay of the year. He has directed horror and science fiction genre films such as Extinction or Inside. He has also worked in series such as Mar de Plástico, La Casa de Papel, Apaches or Living Without Permission. Your son is his last film that will be released soon.
Producer at Kowalski Films, responsible for projects like Handia by Jon Garaño (San Sebastian, 2017), La Herida by Fernando Franco (Goya Award for Best Actress and Best New Director), Chaotic Ana by Julio Medem, Regression by Alejandro Amenábar and Spanish Affair by Emilio Martínez-Lázaro, the highest grossing Spanish movie. In 2009 he was selected as part of the Producers on the Move program, endorsed by the European Film Promotion (EFP).
She began her career as a project developer for Sogecine, working on Ágora (Alejandro Amenábar, 2009), The Perfect Crime (Álex de la Iglesia, 2004) and The Sea Inside (Alejandro Amenábar, 2004). In television, she was an executive producer for the Canal Plus fiction series Qué fue de Jorge Sanz and Crematorio. She is currently responsible for series development on the Spanish pay TV operator Movistar+, which has announced a massive premium scripted drama slate including upcoming series titles such as The Plague, The Zone and The Giants.