& Tomé Pereiraspanning generations;spanning generations;
in the use of memory(and that presupposes a discipline
in the use of memory
& Israel Pimentaif one may so speak.if one may so speak.
the contents of dreamswe succeed in recording
the contents of dreams
the joys of its possession.not to weigh a little
the joys of its possession.
Tomás BaltazarTomás Baltazar has a degree in Sound and Image from the Catholic University of Porto, graduated in Film and Television Editing by ECTS in Madrid, attended the Cumbria Institute of the Arts in UK. His short "Descalço" (2010) won the award for "Short Wave RTP 2" in Luso-Brazilian Festival. Edited about 40 films since 2005, including features, shorts, documentaries and experimental films by directors like Edgar Pêra, Rodrigo Areias, Aya Koretzky, André Gil Mata, Miguel Clara Vasconcelos, João Pedro Rodrigues e João Rui Guerra da Mata. These films were shown and awarded at festivals like Doclisboa, Indie Lisboa, Rotterdam, Vision du Réel, Rio de Janeiro, Guadalajara, Documenta Madrid. Since 2013 collaborates with Doclisboa Festival schedule, presentation sessions, programer and editing of promotional spots.
Rita BenisRita Benis was born in Porto and currently lives in Lisbon. Works in film since 2000 as assistant director and screenwriter - worked, among others, with Teresa Villaverde, António Cunha Telles, Vincent Gallo and Catherine Breillat. Is completing a PhD dedicated to the study of the screenplays of Manoel de Oliveira and João César Monteiro. Made video installation for poetry shows and has two documentaries in montage.
Luís BrásLuís Brás was born in Lisbon in 1978. He graduated at Lisbon Film and Theatre School in Film. After several post-graduations, he is now engaged in a Phd in UNL-FCSH. He has directed several short films and documentaries, which were selected to international and national film festivals. In 2013 he directed “Lura”, his first feature film.
Carla CabanasCarla Cabanas was born in Lisbon in 1979. Graduated in 2003 at the Visual Arts at ESAD-CR (2003 ) , finished the Advanced Course at Maumaus (2004) and attended the photography course of the Gulbenkian Program for Creativity and Artistic Creation (2008) . Completed a Postgraduation in Production and Creation in Technological Arts at the University Lusófona (2009 ) . Won an Honorable Mention in Photography Prize Purificacion Garcia ( 2012) and the third prize of Painting Ariane de Rothschild (2005 ). And he received a INOV-Art Grant Program to reside in Belgium (2010/2011). Participated in several artistic residences (2009-2014). Exhibited regularly since 2000.
Sara CaixinhasSara Caixinhas was born in Lisbon in 1976. Since 2008, she has been the financial coordinator and production assistant at C.R.I.M. She studied Film at the National Portuguese Filmschool ESTC, specializing in Production (1994/97). She has 15 years of experience in production, working in cinema and television projects, as production assistant and/or production accountant, for movies, TV programs and commercials. She worked also as producer manager in a TV Channel (2002/2007).
Graça CastanheiraDirector of documentaries, was honored with numerous awards throughout her career. She graduated in Cinema in 1989 at ESTC, where she is currently teaching Documentary Film and Directing Practices. She has also in charge of Documentary Education at Restart Creativity, Art and New Technologies Institute. Is currently developing a PhD Project in Arts in the area of Moving Images and Performing Arts. She was co-founder of Apordoc - Documentary Association which promotes DocLisboa Film Festival. In 2008 created her own production and post production company - Pop Movies. She works regularly as camerawoman, editor and color grader.
Philippe CostantiniFrench independent filmmaker, he is involved in documentary and fiction films. After studying sociology and anthropology, she started working as a cameraman and directed her first documentaries in Portugal, and later in France, Africa and other countries around the world. In his films, he aims to involve the characters in the story, so he spends some time with them before the shooting begins. He is presently at the final editing phase of a film shot in Lisbon over more than a year. And will later be returning to the North of Portugal to continue a chronicle (a 4th film) about the same village where he started filming 40 years ago.
Jorge Cramez & Tomé PereiraJorge Cramez was born in Angola on 23rd April 1963 and graduated in Media Studies in 1988. In 1989, he did a 6 months work placement at the Cinemateca Portuguesa (National Film Theatre) and researched and worked on his thesis The Metamorphosis of the Body in Cinema. Between 1991 and 1994 he took a course in Cinema Editing at the Drama and Film Higher Education School. He worked as script supervisor and assistant director for directors like Teresa VillaverdeJoão César Monteiro, João Botelho, Jorge Silva Melo, José Álvaro Morais, Joaquim Leitão, João Mário Grilo, Fernando Lopes, Werner Schroeter, Catarina Ruivo, Miguel Gomes, and others. He made nine short films that have been presented at important film festivals and have won prizes: “Desvio” (Detour, 1994) co-directed with Paulo Belém; “Para Matar o Tempo” (Summer Dull Drums, 1996); “Erros Meus” (My Mistakes, 2000), “Venus Velvet” (2001); “Nunca estou onde pensas que estou” (I’m Never Where You Think I Am, 2003); “X” (2009); “Na Escola” (At School, 2010); “Feliz Aniversário” (Happy Anniversary, 2011); “Até Quando” (In the Lonely Place, 2012); “Um Dia Perfeito” (A Perfect Day, 2014); “O Rebocador” (2015). His first feature film, “O Capacete Dourado” (The Golden Helmet, 2007) was selected for the official competition in Locarno Film Festival in 2007. Presently, he teaches Language and Narrative Techniques in Film and Video and Script Supervising at Lusófona University, Lisbon. Tomé Pereira was born in Lisbon on 16th July 1993 and finished the School of Arts António Arroio in 2011. The same year he entered a group show in Casa Viva. He studied Painting at the University of Fine Arts in Lisbon in 2012; and in 2013 he studied Performing Arts at the University of Letters of Lisbon. In 2014 he did an internship on the short film O Rebocador by the filmmaker Jorge Cramez.
Carolina DiasCarolina Dias was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1975. Since 2001, Carolina works as a producer and director, with work experience in Brazil, Portugal and France. Among the documentary films she has co-directed with José Barahona: "Cosme" (26min., 2013) and "Far from home movie" (78min., 2012); and "Afternoon ball" (54min., 2004) and "2700km" (38min., 2001) with Monica Araujo. She is now producing two feature films: "I was in Lisbon and remembered you" by José Barahona and “Seara de Vento” (co-production Portugal/Brazil) by Sérgio Tréfaut.
Maria Clara EscobarMaria Clara is a screenwriter and director who won several prizes with her first feature documentary “The days with him” in festivals such as La Habana, DocLisboa and Tiradentes. The film was released theatrically in 18 cities in Brazil. She also directed documentaries to Futura TV Chanel, and was co-writer and director assistant of “Found Memories”, directed by Julia Murat, awarded more than 30 prizes and released in 5 countries. She is currently developing the projects “Desterro”, granted by Ibermedia development fund, and “Departed Houses”, her second documentary.
Marcelo FelixMarcelo Felix. Filmmaker, director of “Eden's Ark” (2011) and “Flower and Eclipse” (2013). He lives and works in Lisbon.
Joana FerreiraJoana Ferreira was born in Lisbon in 1973. She studied Anthropology at Lisbon's Universidade Nova. She has been working in film production of prestigious Portuguese fiction feature films since 1998. She developed and financed cinema projects as a production manager in Madragoa Films during seven years, collaborating with directors as Manoel de Oliveira, João César Monteiro, Raoul Ruiz, Paulo Rocha, João Botelho and Joaquim Pinto, among others. She is one of C.R.I.M.'s directing managers and producer, responsible for the development, production and distribution of institutional videos, documentary and fiction films and visual art projects.
José Nuno LamasJosé Nuno Lamas (Lisbon, 1975) graduated in painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon. Ended in 2005, a grant from Kodak, the Advanced Course in Photography at Ar.Co - Art Center Visual Communication. Concluded in 2008 the 2nd Course of Photography at the Gulbenkian Foundation. In 2009 participated in the Experimental Course on Contemporary Arts "MobileHome". He has been selected for the Plat(t)form 10 by the Winterthur Fotomuseum (Switzerland), in 2010. Worked in tandem with Valter Ventura between 2004 and 2012 participating in several colective and individual exhibitions.
Tatiana MacedoTatiana Macedo works mainly with photography and film and their expanded forms. Macedo holds a Master Degree in Visual Anthropology (FCSH - New University of Lisbon), and a BA Hons Fine Arts (Central St Martins College of Art & Design, London). Macedo has been showing her photography, film and vídeo installation work internationaly and is represented in both nationaland international collections. Works mainly between Lisbon, London and Amsterdam.
Isabel MachadoIsabel Machado was born in Lisbon in 1974. She has a degree in Communication Design from the Lisbon University. She studied Visual Arts at Maumaus School of Photography. Finalist of the workshops in development and production of films EAVE 2005 and EURODOC 2008. She is now doing her PhD on Performing Arts and Moving Images at the University of Lisbon. In 2001 she co-founded with Christine Reeh the European Groupment ASTERISK and in 2005 with Christine Reeh and Joana Ferreira the company C.R.I.M where she currently works as producer of artistic projects and films.
Susanne MalornySusanne Malorny graduated in Media Studies (M.A.) at the Braunschweig University of Arts and the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany in 2008 and made a post-graduation in Film Directing at ESTC Lisbon Film and Theatre School, Portugal in 2013. Since 2009, she is a permanent collaborator at C.R.I.M. Productions working in production, directing, editing and responsible for festival circuits. Her short documentaries "Santa Maria dos Olivais" and "Coisa de Alguém" were selected for several international and national film festivals.
Nathalie MansouxNathalie Mansoux was born in Paris in 1974. Finished her Master’s in Ethnology. In 2001, co-directed the documentary "De Paso por Juchitán": a portrait of a Zapotec town in the southeast of Mexico. From 2005 to 2008, directed and produced the documentary "Via de Acesso/Access Road", about the destruction process of a suburban neighbourhood in Lisbon. From 2008 to 2012, directed "Deportado" about the forced repatriation of Azorean migrants from the US.
Sofia MarquesShe graduated with a diploma in acting from the Professional Theater Academy of Cascais, Portugal. She works regularly with the Teatro da Cornucópia (Lisboa) since 1996. She has also collaborated with other companies and participated in several projects during her acting career including plays by authors like Heiner Muller, August Strindberg, Frederico Garcia Lorca, William Shakespeare, Friederich Holderlin, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Arthur Schnitzler, Jean Genet, Anton Tchekov, Luís Buñuel, Henrik Ibsen, Georg Büchner, among many others. Sofia has also acted in several feature length and short films, working with directors such as Jean Claude Biette, João César Monteiro, Raquel Freire, Ivo Ferreira, Lorenzo Bianchini, Inês Oliveira, João Botelho, Christine Laurent, Carlos Braga, Jacinto Lucas Pires, Ricardo Aibéo, Francisco Villa-Lobos, José Maria Vaz da Silva, Bruno Lourenço, João Constâncio, Miguel Aguiar and Vítor Alves. Sofia directed and produced the documentary films “Vê-los assim tão pertinho” (“Looking Them Closely” 2010), “8816 versos” (“8816 verses” 2013) , “Ilusão” (“Illusion” 2014).
Isabel Dias Martins & Israel PimentaIsabel Dias Martins was born in Porto in 1976. She lives between two rivers and two margins. Works with several directors in production and film sound since 2006. Israel Pimenta was born in Oliveira de Azeméis (PT 1972). He studied painting at the School of Fine Arts of Porto (FBAUP). He lives and works in Porto, includes in its artistic practice, painting, drawing, video and installation. Solo exhibitions: "Uma linha tem dois lados" Galeria Nuno Centeno, 2010 ,"Debaixo de Cinza", Caroline Paigés, 2009; "Patera Travels", Apêndice, 2008; "Most things haven't work out", Galeria Reflexus, 2007.
André Gil MataAndré Gil Mata studied Mathematics and worked in Photography and Theatre. "Water Ark", his first film as director, won several awards and has been shown in International Festivals such as in Spain and Canada. ”House”, his second short-film, was prèmeired in IndieLisboa‘01. “The Gravedigger”(2013), his third short-film, won the Mèlies d'Argent 2013."Captivity", his first feature-length documentary, won the DocAlliance Award (Cannes 2013). Gil Mata finished his master degree in film direction in 2012 (ESTC, Lisboa), and is currently undertaking a PhD at Film.Factory (Sarajevo). Filmography: “Captivity” (2012), “The Gravedigger” (2013), House (2010), Water Ark (2009).
Marta MateusMarta Mateus was born in Estremoz in 1984. Studied Philosophy at the University of Lisbon. Studied Drawing and Photography at AR.CO and Music at the Hot Club Music School. She worked as an actress in the films “Odete” directed by João Pedro Rodrigues, "A Zona” by Sandro Aguillar, “Cinerama” by Inês Oliveira and "Nuit Chien” by Werner Schroeter, among others.
Ana MoreiraAna Moreira collaborates since 1998 with filmmakers such as Teresa Villaverde, João Botelho, Jorge Cramez, Eugène Green, Gabriel Abrantes, Miguel Gomes e Salomé Lamas. Won different awards for best actress for the films “Os Mutantes”, ”Transe” and “Adriana”. Apart from working with other theatre companies, she was co-founder and co-director of the company Voz Humana. She has been a judge at Cinema Festivals such as Locarno, Vila do Conde or Sofia among others. She is currently doing an MA in Contemporary Art Practices at the Faculdade de Belas Artes in Oporto.
Leonor NoivoLeonor Noivo studied at Superior School of Theatre and Cinema in Lisbon between 1997 and 2000. In 2006 she attended the Ateliers Varan Documentary Course promoted by Gulbenkian Foundation. Since 1999 she works as a script-supervisor and director’s assistant having worked in fiction and documentary films with several directors. She co-founded the cinema production company TERRATREME, a filmmaker’s platform created in 2009. Filmography: “Aside Macao” (2001), “Mould” (2005), “InsideOut” (2005), “Assembly” (2006), “Airport” (2006), “Excursion” (2007), “Later Day Saints” (2009), “EB 26” (2009), “Other Letters or the Ivented Love” (2012), “The City and the Sun” (2012), “Abyss” (in post-production, for 2015)
Inês OliveiraInês Oliveira was born in Lisbon, 1976. Studied Fine Arts (AR.Co) and Cinema (ESTC). She made a Videoart intensivo course held on Gulbenkian Foundation. Her first film as a director was the short “O Nome e o N.I.M. / Names And Numbers” (2003), Best Short Film award winner at Vila do Conde Film Festival (Portugal), Nouveaux Cinema et Nouveaux Medias (Montreal), Santa Maria da Feira Film festival (Portugal) and Festival Premiers Plans (France). Her second film was the documentary “Eating your Heart Out: Rui Chafes and Vera Mantero” (2005), premiered at several festivals such as DocLisboa, Vila do Conde and Centre Pompidou´s Videodanse. She made her first feature “Cinerama” (2009), produced by Paulo Branco. The film was shown in festivals such as São Paulo and Premiers Plans, before being released commercially in 2010. “Bobô” (2013), produced by Fernando Vendrell, is Inês Oliveira ‘s second feature film.
Filipe PintoFilipe Pinto graduated in Painting at Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. Holds a master degree in Philosophy – Aesthetics by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the NOVA University, where he currently is a doctoral candidate. Co-organized the seminar EPEA – Aesthetics and Politics between the Arts (2012, 2013 and 2014: www.epea2014.weebly.com) as well as the International Conference on Philosophy and Film (www.philosophyfilmlisbon.net). He is an artist and writes about art. Has been publishing essays, book reviews and art projects in magazines such as Artecapital, Imprópria, Intervalo, ESC:ALA and Cinema.
Christine ReehChristine Reeh was born in Frankfurt/Main in 1974 and is since 1996 based in Lisbon, currently as well in Karlsruhe, Germany. After graduation at the Lisbon Filmschool ESTC (2002) Christine has founded her own film production company C.R.I.M. in Lisbon and has been working since as an awarded film director and producer. She is currently holding a fellowship of the Portuguese FCT for her PhD dissertation project "The Solaristic System". As a filmmaker Christine is currently finishing her film "The Chronicles of Polyaris".
Takashi SugimotoDirector. He is enrolled in the master degree course for directing and dramaturgy at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema.
Miguel Clara VasconcelosAward winning Portuguese film director and writer, based in Lisbon. Master’s degree in Cinematographic Studies, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 2012. Studied Classic and Portuguese Languages and Literature, Universities of Lisbon and Coimbra, 1996-2000. In 2014, his film, "The Golden Triangle", won the Best Film Award at 22nd Curtas International Film Festival and will be shown at the 44th Rotterdam International Film Festival.
Jeanne WaltzBorn August 1962, dies May 2037. While in tender years, she learns to cook so as not to have to do the dishes, while it takes her a very long time to get to animating pictures.
Part of the job of day-to-day daydreaming and everstruggling is to constantly learn. From imagined idea to visible object, the films’ rituals of creation are a slice of everybody’s lifetime.
So there, we wanted to experience the complicity of a collective, albeit intimist, work. Maybe we needed to glimpse over the strange poetry that would be released by gathering this group together to commit the crime of filming. And to still claim that, in a way mysterious to our reason but entirely predictable to our instincts, all these personal universes were eager to merge into blind dialogue, to articulate unobvious editing, to participate in a world being discovered and created before our eyes.