Sandra Sanchez has an extensive career as editor and director.
After directing several documentaries and TV series, in 2011 she premiered her first feature film, Tralas Luces (Behind the lights), a very personal project in which she worked for four years, and where she assumed the direction, scriptwritting, editing and DOP. It was premiered in the San Sebastian Film Festival (Zabaltegi New Directors) and it was also released in cinemas that year all across the country.
She has edited films such as Esquece Monelos (Forget no river), by Ángeles Huerta, Migas de pan (Breadcrumbs), by Manane Rodríguez, or Rafael, de Xavier Bermúdez, among others. Currently works in the Audiovisual Production Lab of A Coruña’s Science Museums, and she’s also writing the script of her next feature film, La Nadadora (The swimmer), a project closely related to A nena azul. Both films have actually the same main character, a girl called Sira (an eight year old child in the short film and a fifteen year old teenager in the feature)
Ángeles Huerta is director and scriptwriter.
She studied in London´s Met Film School. She has writen and directed several short films. Her first feature film, Esquece Monelos (Forget no river), was nominated Best Documentary Film at Spain´s Feroz Awards and won three Galicia´s Mestre Mateo Awards (including Best Edition for Sandra Sánchez). It was also premiered with great success in commercial cinemas.
Actually is working in her second festure film, O Corpo aberto, a gothic western set in the beginning of the XX century.
Nico Casal has composed the soundtracks for several feature filmes, such as La enfermedad del domingo, María y los demás, Bestia de Cardo or El árbol magnético, and shortfilms as Stutterer (OSCAR Winner for Best Short Film 2016), Wave, The Hummingbird, Pale Blue, Lonely Planet, or Eu nao digo adeus, digo ate logo.
Born in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Nico started to study piano when he was 8 at Santiago’s Music conservatory. He moved to Vigo in 2004 to focus on his career as a pianist, finishing the Bachelors Degree in Piano Performance in 2009.
He started to compose music for short films in 2004. Five years later, when he finished his Piano Performance Degree he decided to focus on film music. He moved to London in September 2011 to study the Master in Music – Composing for Moving Images at City University London.
He is currently working as a full time composer working in film, TV and commercials and due to release his first solo album in early 2019 on PIAS / Point of Departure.
She studied Fine Arts in Vigo University and has specialized in cinematographic photography in ESCAC.
She has been the director of photography in the film DHOGS, by Andrés Goteira, Matria by Álvaro Gago, and Trote, by Xacio Baño, in addition to short films such as Limbo, by Dani Viqueira, Estereoscopía and Anacos, by Xacio Baño or Unary, by Luis Avilés. Also in the TV serie Antes de perder for Play Z Channel.
In 2009 she joined the project about Film Portrait by Festival Internacional de Documentales de Tui (Play-Doc) extending more than five years. In 2014 she photography the documentary Islas, a coproduction Cuban-Polish, by Adriana F. Castellanos.
Sara Horta established the independent production company Pixel Films, with which she has produced some documentaries and well-known short films.
Her first feature film, DHOGS (2017) directed by Andres Goteira, was the most awarded film in the Mestre Mateo Awards History, with 13 awards.
With Stray Dogs as international sales agent, DHOGS was in several international film festivals as BAFICI, Sitges, Frightfest, Split Filmest, Mórbido, BIFFF, Imagine…
She was one of the members on the Board of the Galician Audiovisual Academy for four years and currently she is working at Frida Films, a company specialized in arthouse films.
This year she attended to the Industry workshop at Marché du Filmin Cannes.
Carmina Escrigas started her professional career in the journalistic field, as a writer in Galician newspapers as El Ideal Gallego, La Voz de Galicia, El Correo Gallego and the Galician section of El Mundo. She was delegate of the Grupo Correo Gallego in A Coruña, and contributor in publications such as Compostelán, GPS, U+S Universidade Empresa, El Semanal or El País.
In 2008 she changed the daily newspapers to start a professional project in the field of Corporate Communication, content management and event production. Since then she has worked with numerous organizations and has led and participated in projects in sectors such as engineering and transport, health and social cooperation, architecture and design, science and technology, tourism and culture, University and research.
She currently run the team Somos Comunika, a company which deals with projects related to creativity, culture and communication.
Carla and Lucía was 8 and 9 years of age, respectively, during the shooting of A Nena Azul (The Blue Child). Was for both their first job in front of cameras.
In the early 90´s he started in amateur theatre in Sardiña group from A Coruña, and in Aula Universitaria de Teatro de la Facultad de Ourense, performing Hamlet or Ubú Rei.
Later, he works professionally with the theatre companies Matarile Teatro, Espello Cóncavo, Voadora, Contraproducións and Centro Dramático Galego. Also has a protagonist role in the musical Galicia Caníbal by Filmanova Invest.
In the audiovisual field he has been involved in TV series such as Vivir sin Permiso, O Final do Camiño, Urxencia Cero, Serramoura, Hospital Real, Matalobos, Piratas or As Leis de Celavella. On the big screen was the main character, together with Miguel de Lira, in the feature film Crebinsky, by Enrique Otero.
Xavi Souto started working in 2001 as a production assistant or director assistant in more than half a dozen feature films (Los Lunes Al Sol, El Embrujo De Shanghai, Soldados De Salamina), commercials and several short films.
Soon after, he moves to Barcelona and as a Sound Technician, participates as sound assistant, sound editor or sound mixer in several films such as Frágiles (Jaume Balagueró, 2005), Madeinusa (Claudia Llosa, 2006), Che: Guerrilla (Steven Soderbergh, 2008), La Bella Otero (Jordi Frades, 2007) or El Silencio Antes de Bach (Pere Portabella, 2007).
On his return to Galicia he takes full responsability of the sound of recent films such as, Crebinsky (Enrique Otero, 2008), Dos fragmentos / Eva (Ángel Santos, 2012), Vilamor (Ignacio Vilar, 2012), Las Altas Presiones (Ángel Santos, 2014), A Esmorga (Ignacio Vilar, 2014), Relatos (Mario Iglesias, 2009), Encallados (Alfonso Zarauza, 2013) or A estación Violenta (Anxos Fazans, 2017).
He continues his work in TV dramas like Vivir Sin Permiso (Tele 5), short films such as Area (Anxos Fazans, 2017) and Matria (Alvaro Gago, 2017) or feature films to be released, Aquilo Que Arde (Oliver Laxe).
Javier Pato began to work as sound assistant in TVG series as Valderrei, Padre Casaresor Matalobos.
After several experiences as live sound engineer, start to work in sound post-production, in Cinemar Films, involved in dubbing, sound edition, and foley mix, in films such us Arrugas, Os Fenómenos or Todo es Silencio, among others.
In recent years, he works in La Panificadora Estudios, in the form of post-production engineer and live sound engineer. In this stage, he participe in feature films such us Dhogs, Querida Gina, Juana de Vega, Feedback, ArimaandElisa y Marcela.