Anna Giralt Gris

Barcelona, 1978

Anna Giralt Gris is a filmmaker, new media creator and researcher. She has a degree in Audiovisual Communication and is currently doing a Master’s Degree in Social Communication Research at the UPF.

In 2018 she was selected for the IDFA DocLab Academy and in 2019 for the Berlinale Talent Campus. Her first feature documentary, Robin Bank, is in post-production and will be released in 2021. It is a co-production between Spain and Germany, with the participation of ARTE and Televisió de Catalunya. It has participated in several international co-production markets such as Dok-Leipzig and IDFA Forum.

Her latest short film, 44 messages from Catalonia, has been produced by Field of Vision and published in The Intercept. She has directed and produced several short documentary films in countries such as Afghanistan, Iran and Iraq, which have been recognized in international festivals. She has worked as a collaborator of the program 30 minuts and Sense Ficció.

She works as a new media consultant and has taught digital narrative at the University of Barcelona, Ramon Llull University and Pompeu Fabra University. She also develops interactive and new media projects. Her latest work as a co-writer and designer of UX was the VR experience Crónica de una ciudad que fue released at SXSW VR Cinema.

Currently she is part of the Artificio collective, with Jorge Caballero, developing projects and researching the use of Artificial Intelligence in creative environments.

Filmography

Robin Bank – 2021

44 messages from Catalonia – 2019

Europe Trap – 2013

About Home – 2008

A Different Life – 2005

A Human Shield Diary – 2003

One Day around Iran – 2002

Nuria Canal

Briviesca, 1965

She graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona. While pursuing her solo career as a visual artist for over 20 years which continues to the day, she has been involved in a variety of cultural projects working as a curator as well as artistic director and producer.

In 1993 in collaboration with the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona CCCB she established “La Mostra de Video Independiente de Barcelona” OVNI, which she co directed until 2000. In 1996-98 he co-directed the regular video production programming at MACBA as well as the museum’s video collection.

She has worked as a research project consultant within the visual arts world supervising the development and production of different cultural projects. With an extensive teaching experience in areas related to image, the visual arts and communication her creative experience has facilitated teaching collaborations with different institutions as IDEP, QUAM, BAU, University of Barcelona, and she has worked as a visiting tutor lecturing at the Master of Branding at Bau School of Design

Her work has been exhibited at several museums and galleries both as part of collective as well as solo exhibitions such as Al ras (Fundació la Caixa), Anys 90 distància zero (Centre d’Art de Santa Mònica), CASM, Máscara y espejo (Macba), Interzona (Palau de la Virreina), Miradas Impúdicas (Fundació La Caixa), Transgenericos i Escenarios Domésticos (Koldo Mitxelena Kulturenea), Pictures of you y Muy Frágil (Galeria Estrany-De la Mota).

Her arts works and videos have been exhibited at several festivals and institutions such as Galeria Zes Dos Bois (Lisboa), The Knightting factory (New York), Mediateca of Fundació La Caixa, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid), Centro Galego de Arte Contemporaneo (Santiago), Museo Patio Herreriano (Valladolid), Kunstlerhaus Bethanlen (Berlin), Artium, (Vitoria).

Nuria´s work is held at public and private collections

Filmography

Introducing yourself, 2016

Daydream, 2010

Cantus, 2004

Casting, 2003

Muchas veces mucho, 1993-1998

Cuando cierres los ojos, 1996

Te sentirás limpia, 1995

Basic kit, 1994

Apuntes, 1994

The house of love, 1992

Ruken Ergüneş Özdemir

She graduated from Dicle University, Department of Sociology in 2006, and worked as a classroom teacher in Van and as a researcher in Diyarbakır Göç-der. Ruken was a coordinator and consultant at Diyarbakır Silvan Municipality Meya Women’s Consultancy Center. After graduating from the Cinema Department of Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality Aram Tigran Conservatory, she worked as a coordinator of the project “A purple touch to cinema”, run by Bağlar Municipality. During the project 4 short films about violence against women were produced and 30 women were trained for different filmmaking occupations.

She is one of the founders and board member of Rosa Women’s Association, which was opened in Diyarbakır in 2018 to combat violence against women.

Filmography

Veşarti (Hidden)

Pira hut

Payin

Tu fem kir? (Get it?)

Lara Vilanova

Barcelona, 1983

Lara Vilanova graduated from the School of Film and Audiovisual of Catalunya (ESCAC). She was selected in 2011 to attend as Cinematographer at the Berlinale Talent Campus and the Locarno Summer Academy.

Nowadays she works as Colourist and Cinematographer. Prestigious companies as Discovery Channel or TheChimney have contracted for their audiovisual works. On 2017 she shows her work in Cannes Festival 2017 with “The beauty and the dogs” by Kaouther Ben Hania in Official Selection Un Certain Regard.

In 2018 shows her work as cinematographer in Berlinale Panorama with “THIRTY SOULS” and won BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD in CINESPAÑA in Toulouse. She was NOMINATED in FÈNIX AND CAMERIMAGE (Golden frog) . 

Currently she is presenting a world premiere of a documentary filmed in Rojava, Kurdistan, about the reintegration of women who participated with the Islamic state The Return, life after Isis directed by Alba Sotorra. And his first fiction shot between Iraq and Barcelona Sinjar directed by Ana Bofarull.

Filmography

Francesca & love (Alba Sotorra) – 2021

Where it hurst the most (Manane Rodriguez) – 2021

Sinjar (Anna Bofarull) – 2021

The Return: life after ISIS (Alba Sotorra) – 2021

Love Parade: The negotiation (Dominik Wessely) – 2021

Trinta Lumes (Diana Toucedo) – 2017

The invisible backpack (Laura Hernandez) – 2015