Miguel López Beraza
Miguel lópez Beraza is an architect, filmmaker and script consultant from Madrid. He studied at DOCNOMADS, a film directing MA based in lisbon, Budapest and Brussels. Miguel completed his education, studying scriptwriting at San Antonio de los Baños Filmschool in Cuba (eICTV).
His films have received national and international awards, including the goya academy award 2015, New Horizons IFF 2017 and Warsaw IFF grand Prix 2022. And his work has been programmed in festivals such as Rotterdam IFFR, DOK leipzig and Sarajevo. Since 2017, Miguel has combined his film practice with his work as a script consultant and mentor in script development workshops like less is More, Torino Film lab, The Creatives, european Writers Club (le groupe Ouest) and locarno Open Doors. Besides that, he has designed script development programs for the International Coproduction Forum of Madrid and the Netflix-Spanish Film Academy Campus.
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Line Langebek is a Danish-born screenwriter, living in London. She has worked as a commissioned writer in the UK, US, France, Denmark, and Norway and as a freelance script consultant for both london and lA production offices. Her screen credits include the feature film I’LL COME RUNNING, the 30-min drama SINK OR SWIM for Channel 4, and numerous episodes for the children’s comedy TV-series ROYALS NEXT DOOR. In 2015, she co-founded Raising Films to campaign for better working conditions in the film and TV industry for parents and carers.
Line is an alumnus of the guiding lights programme, as well as the Berlinale Talent Campus. THE LITTLE SEAMSTRESS, a recent feature film she co-wrote, starts shooting in October 2023. Line also lectures at Regent’s University, london, tutors at Oxford University’s MSt in Creative Writing and she is an occasional developmental story editor for the crime publisher Inkubator Books. In 2023, she is also a tutor for the Development Angels at LIM.
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Born in Lisbon, 1984 Simão works as an actor and writer/director. He completed his BA in Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths University London and later an MFA in Film at Columbia University School of the Arts, New York. While in New York he also worked at Darren Aronofsky’s company Protozoa Pictures as a script trainee in development.
His first short film as a writer/director « A Viagem » (The Trip) was selected in competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival Cinefóndation going on to play at a number of international festivals.
His most recent short film « Menina » (Young Lady) was selected by the French Academy Les César as one of the top European short films of 2017. He has co-written multiple TV shows shows in Portugal and recently directed the 8-episode TV show « Vanda », produced by Legendary Pictures, La Panda and SPi which was selected for the Berlinale Series Selects 2022.
His first feature film « Vadio », a Portuguese/French/Polish co-production, premiered in 2022 and was developed at the 2016 edition of LIM | Less is More.
As a producer he worked recently on Richard Stanley’s « Color Out of Space », starring Nicolas Cage and produced by SpectreVision.
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Aurélie Valat, born in 1977 in Paris, from a Greek mother and a French father.
An educational background in four steps, first theater and acting at Cours d’Art Dramatique Jean Périmony, then Cinema at NYU-SCPS with a certificate in directing 16mm, then Professional Coaching at l’Académie du Coaching, and lastly a degree in Narrative Therapy at Aix-Marseille University.
A professional life that goes from co-writing feature films for the cinema (with directors as Yann Gozlan, Thomas Kruithof, Emma Luchini, Simon Moutaïrou, Eric Valli), to individual consultations on projects (for writers, directors, actors, and amateurs), to creative workshops associating writing and walking in the island of Crete.
In 2024, developing a documentary film.
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