PARALLEL ACTIVITIES DOCUMENTARY


MASTERCLASS:  HOW  TO FINANCE A SHORT WITHOUT LOSING (MUCH) MONEY IN THE ATTEMPT – CARLES BRUGUERAS

Place: Sala d’Actes – Arts Santa Mònica
Day: 2th april
Time: 18.00 h

In this training session on financing, the different resources to go beyond the altruistic collaborations of friends, acquaintances and family members will be explored by the founder of an independent producer with a long history in the international production of documentaries, fiction, short films and advertising.

Carles Brugueras, founder and producer of Polar Star Films, will make an introduction to public and private resources to go to finance a short film, explain how to deal with subsidies and, above all, subsequent cost recognition to avoid losing aid granted.

THE BARCELONA DOCUMENTARY CLUB MEETING

Place: Terraza – Arts Santa Mònica
Day: 2th april
Time: 19.15 h

The Barcelona Documentary Club is a monthly informal gathering of creatives and professionals of the documentary (producers, lmmakers, scriptwriters, camera(wo)men, sound technicians ,etc.). Founded in 2012 by Bettina Walter, Cosima Dannoritzer and Denis Delestrac with the objective to become a meeting-point of professionals that share interests and an international vision. This April it will take place within Mecal and will be open to everyone. We invite you to meet the community of fillmmakers and documentarists in Barcelona and make new contacts.

At Arts Santa Mònica. More information on: www.bcndoclub.com

MASTERCLASS: DOCUMENTAL DISTRIBUTION – ALEXIS MÉNDEZ

Place: Sala d’Actes – Arts Santa Mònica
Day: 3th april
Time: 18.30 h

Alexis Méndez, sales and acquisitions executive at Limonero Films, will teach in this masterclass how to get a production on the television circuit and on digital platforms. He will share tips, challenges and tools that he has acquired throughout his professional career and experience in the international promotion of cultural industries.

A graduate in international trade from ESCI-UPF and a master’s degree in Strategic Creativity in audiovisual information from the UAB, Alexis has worked at the ACCIÓ office of the Generalitat de Catalunya in Bogotá, at the Catalan Institute of Cultural Businesses, and currently at the distributor of documentaries and factual entertainment Limonero Films.

MASTERCLASS: THE CAMERA AND THE DOCUMENTARY CHARACTER – CARLA D’ARNAUDE

Place: Sala d’Actes – Arts Santa Mònica
Day: 4th april
Time: 18.30 h

Carla d’Arnaude, director and camera operator, will show her tricks and techniques for shooting, accompanying and empathizing with the character of documentary from the point of view, without invading him and creating in an atmosphere in which she could film her reality in a very closed way.

Carla has directed in BTV programs such as “La ciutat dels Bèsties“, “Al pot petit” or “La Galeria dels Oficis“. She has also worked on TV2 programs like “L’ànima” or “Veterinaris”, and in documentaries as “Lladres del temps” or “La tragèdia electrònica“.