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Jorge Dorado

He studied Communication Studies at the Complutense University of Madrid. He began his career working in as assistant director on films like Bad Education and Talk to Her by Pedro Almodóvar, The Devil’s Backbone by Guillermo delToro and Moulin Rouge! by BazLuhrmann. As director, he has made five short films and a documentary, amongthem, The War. He also shot and directed the short film El Otro. For five years, working as advertising director, he was responsible for campaigns for Nintendo, Bancaja, Movistar, and the Olympic big campaign. His film Mind scape, a psychological thriller, is Dorado’s first feature. The film stars Mark Strong, Brian Cox, Noah Taylor and TaissaFarmiga.

Daniel Horvath

Hungarian actor and Russian descent who lives in Barcelona. He studied acting at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Nancy Tuñon and Jordi Olivier in Barcelona and with Larry Moss in Los Angeles. He has participated in several spanish series, and short films playing the lead roll. Also feature films such as “Kamikaze” by Álex Pina, “ProyectoLazarus” by Mateo Gil, “Framed” by Marc Martínez or “Amaranth” by Mark Schoon maker. In 2015 he was invited to the Cannes Film Festival where he presented the short film “Washakie and the Boy with Wet Hands” directed by Eric Monteagudo and OrióPeñalverplaying the lead character of Cowboy Dan.

Vincent Wang

French Producer although born in Taiwan. He went back to his native country  in 1991 and founded his first production house, Home green Films, with Tsai Ming Liang and the actor Lee Kang Sheng. He became an independent producer.

His deep know ledge of both Western and Chinese cultures along with his movie production were part of the reasons for the success of his movie Chinese European productions- “The Wayward Cloud” by Tsai Ming Liang winner of Silver Bearat Berlin Festival (2005), “Face” by Tsai Ming Liang selected in Official Competition at Cannes Festival (2009) and recently “StrayDogs” by Tsai Ming Liang selected in Official Competition at Venice Festival (2013)

In 2009, he came back to his adopted country and created House on Fire in Paris , in order to continue producing quality films between Asia and Europe. In 2012 he purchased “Art & Essaie” cinema theater in Paris, “les 3 Luxembourg” to promote art house movies from all over the world.

 

Nadia El Alami

Moroccan actress played a variety of roles in several the atrical work, cinema and television, as the play “conspiracy” and French drama “whims of Marianne” and the recent play “Lalla Manana Girls” which was a great success and toured Europe and America.

In the artistic record prestigious cinematic work as a movie “willovercome”, “Albuqmh,” “Casablanca,” “child Tangier”, “hearts burned,” “Juanita” …

In addition to numerous television movies and series …

Khaled Abol Naga

Khaled Abol NAGA is an multi-Award winning pan-Arab Actor/Producer of feature films based in Cairo.

As an actor he collected numerous “Best Actor” awards from Egypt, Arab& International Film Festivals since 2001, He starred Arabic speaking feature films in Egypt and the Arab world since his first lead role in “A Citizen, A Detective& A Thief” 2001 by Egyptian acclaimed director Daoud Abdel Sayed.

As a producer since 2009, Naga created with others a new wave of creativity in the Egyptian independent film industry, fromco-producing “Heliopolis” 2009 which went on to feature in over a dozen festivals, to the revolutionary production “Microphone” 2010.

He is also appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2007.