GEMMA CUBERO is a Spanish filmmaker with a journalism background. Gemma worked as Associate Producer and Investigator on the award-winning documentary Señorita Extraviada, Lourdes Portillo’s film about the killing of women in Juárez. She also produced with Julio Medem the features length documentaries What’s Under Your Hat? and One Percent: Schizophrenia, both with theatrical and DVD release in Spain. In 2006 she founded Talcual Films, an independent production company based in the United States and also operating in Spain. Ella Es El Matador (She Is The Matador) received the 2008 Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award for Documentary and the Best Documentary Award at the Women in Direction International Film Festival in Cuenca, Spain. Talcual Film's has two documentaries in the making, El Abrazo (The Embrace) in production and Homecoming in development.
CELESTE CARRASCO is a native of Barcelona, Spain. Celeste’s credits include First Assistant Director on Marta Balletbó’s film, Honey, I’ve Sent the Men to the Moon, Production Manager on Lourdes Portillo’ s Señorita Extraviada, and Producer on Lisset Barcello’s Both. Previously, Celeste received sponsorship from the Smithsonian Institution to conduct research at the Film and Media Department at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. She is currently working on a film projection for Vanitas, an opera production directed by Rita Cosentino, which will premier at Teatro Real in Madrid. She is also collaborating with performer artist Paloma Calle on an experimental documentary that will be shot in Russia and 13 European countries. Celeste’s most recent collaboration with Paloma Calle, a short documentary about the live performance Hello Myself,has been exhibited at the Reina Sofía Modern Art Museum in Madrid, Spain.
This looks very interesting. I was working on a bullfighting documentary but didn't get beyond a short taster...no commission/funding! I don't agree with bullfighting but I try and view the passions and aesthetics involved with an objective eye.