BERNAT ARAGONÉS – Film Editor & Digital Effects Supervisor
Graduated in Humanities at Barcelona’s Pompeu Fabra University, he completed his studies at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. He developed his film career in Europe, the USA, India, Mexico and Brazil. His experience ranges from editing feature films, TV movies, documentaries, adverts and large-format productions for IMAX. He has supervised digital effects in over 20 productions, including a number of international coproductions with countries such as Lithuania, Bulgaria, Norway, South Africa and Greenland. He is a passionate Stereographer and has worked in feature films, documentaries and live shows. He has taught for a number of years at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona) and the ESCAC (Catalan Film School) and has participated in talks and conferences in Barcelona, Prague, Paris and London.
FERRAN AUDÍ – Actor, Producer & Film Director
He was trained as an Actor at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona and made his debut as a Stage Director in 1987 in Spain with a contemporary version of Schiller’s Don Carlos, and received the Adrià Gual Award (Generalitat de Catalunya) for the Best Stage Direction Project of the Year. In 1988, he moved to London and took a postgraduate course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He was a founding member of the company Heightened Reality in London (1997) and of Alta Realitat in Barcelona (2003). Since he graduated in 1984, he has taken many parts as an actor in a wide range of productions for the stage, film and TV. He has combined his acting career with directing and, since 1997, he has directed regularly in both Spain and Norway. In 2005 he scripted and directed his first short film, Teresa and the Undead and, in 2008, Alta Realitat’s first full-length feature film: The Frost starring Aitana Sánchez Gijón, Bibi Andersson and Trond Espen Seim, among others. He has taught drama in Scotland, Paris and Barcelona, where he also teaches “directing actors for the screen” at the ESCAC film school.
MONTECARLO – Storyteller, Filmmaker & Transmedia Architect
BA in Fine Arts (Barcelona University), and MBA in Film and TV (Ramon LLull University). PhD (expected 2017) in Communication Studies (RLLU) with a thesis on narrative structures in audiovisual media. He started his career as a Comic-book Author (writer & artist) and Video Maker. Since then he has written feature films and has script-doctored other film projects, both fiction and documentaries. He has directed short films and 3D animated series, taking charge of the script, the storyboard and direction. He has also worked as a Designer for exhibitions, games and interactive applications. In 2007 he founded Química Visual (Visual Chemistry), first Spanish company dedicated to Transmedia Storytelling and Organizational Storytelling. He has collaborated in the production of international events and as a teacher and lecturer in these specialized subjects. Nowadays he acts as an Independent Communication Consultant for brands, companies and individuals. He is a founding member of StoryCode BCN, Spanish chapter of the international organization StoryCode, dedicated to the disclosure and investigation of Transmedia Narratives. He is Author of Down in the Hole, One Day at a Time – a Journey Through Images, Filmmaking Techniques, the Director’s Job and the novel The Council, a story about the power of Storytelling. He has also co-written books such as Your are Content and Content Matters: the Importance of Branded Content. He writes assiduously on several blogs of reference, like Filmin (with his own section Filmin Radar) and Innovación Audiovisual. He is also international advisor of AVA in Colombia.
RODRIGO JIMÉNEZ – Producer
After studying for law degree at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and engaging in extensive professional activity in the field of Law, he joins Efímero Films to be part of its journey into the creation, co-production and packaging of quality film and television content geared at today’s global marketplace. He contributes to the company’s developement not only with his legal knowledge, but also with several years of industry experience gained working side by side with Stacey Castro Media, a Los Angeles Talent Managing Company, dealing with their selective list of international clients.
ANTAVIANA FILMS – Post-production house
Film company specialising in post-production and digital effects. A team of professionals with a groundbreaking career behind them, enjoying today a well-deserved renown and prestige in the sector. Whilst some of them have been working together for over 20 years, others have been joining Antaviana along the way, always providing fresh and different points of view, accompanied by technological avant-garde expertise and international experience; notwithstanding their unique talents and their curiosity, a trademark of forthcoming generations.
MARC MITTENHOFF – Assistant Producer
Actor and Film Editor from Barcelona, he collaborates with Efímero Films as Assistant Producer, Film Editor and Graphic Designer with both artistic projects and corporate development.