Director • Lisbon, Portugal
Producer, distributor and filmmaker. After her studies in Cinema and Television in Córdoba (Argentina), she moved to Buenos Aires where she ventured into documentaries with the director Alejandro Fernández Mouján. Between 2011 and 2015 she was Delegate Producer in Encuentro Channel, shaping and monitoring more than 35 series of cultural, socio-political and human rights content. María was also Programmer and Producer at Film Festivals in Buenos Aires, Panamá and Spain. Between 2016 and 2017 she lived in Spain, where she decided to create Kino Rebelde to focus on non-fiction audiovisual narratives. Nowadays she lives in Lisbon.LAILA SAPOLLNIK
Producer Manager • Buenos Aires, Argentina
Filmmaker, producer and cultural manager. She studied Audiovisual Communication in Buenos Aires. During four years, she was part of the Argentinian Cinema Production team in the BAFICI and she was also part of the Vancouver International Festival, RIDM Montréal and DOCS Barcelona. Laila lived in Chile for four years, working as producer in charge of the program of Cultural Extension in Public Libraries of the DIBAM, and she was also part of several projects for the Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes. Laila is the director of the MICC -Muestra Iberoamericana de Cortometrajes- a project that since 2013 has been shown in an itinerant way in Barcelona, Madrid, Frankfurt, Darmstadt, Santiago de Chile and Lima.