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Degree in Audiovisual Communication from Universidad de Barcelona (UB) and European Master in Audiovisual Management (MEGA), from the Media Business School. The works produced by Mendiz have won more than 250 awards among which you can highlight 2 Goya Awards and a Golden Palm at the Cannes Films Festival.

FILMOGRAPHY (as producer)

2016 Marcianos de Marte (Short) (producer)
2016 Pilar Lorengar. La voz y el silencio (Documentary) (producer)
2016 Timecode (Short) (producer)
2015 Intenciones (Short) (producer)
2014 El corredor – The Runner (Short) (producer)
2013 El hombre y la musica (Documentary) (producer)
2013 El fin del mundo será en Brasil – The End of the World Will Be in Brazil (Short) (executive producer) / (producer)
2011 El barco pirata – The Pirate Ship (Short) (producer)
2010 Matagatos (Short) (producer)
2009 Tras la pista de Otal (Documentary) (producer)
2009 Ángeles sin cielo (Short) (producer)
2009 La historia de siempre – The Same Old Story (Short) (producer)
2009 75 metros (Short) (producer)
2008 Fest (Short) (producer)


Screenwriter, Producer and Director. Higher Technician in Audiovisual Production, Radio and Shows by IES la Mercè (Barcelona). He has also completed various courses on film written and directed fiction.
As a film producer, he stands out as an Associate Producer in the fiction short films ‘El Fin del Mundo será en Brasil’ (directed by Sergi Portabella) and ‘El Barco Pirata’ (directed by Fernando Trullols) both produced by Bastian Films. The short ‘El Barco Pirata’ won 20 awards, including the Goya Award 2012. Producer of the short films ‘Intenciones (directed by Ivan Casajús) and’ ‘Timecode’ (directed by Juanjo Giménez). Executive Producer of the short film ‘Marcianos de Marte’ (directed by Fernando Trullols). He currently works in the field of training as Director of the Reus Film School (ECIR) and in the development of his first animated feature called ‘Carnivaland’.


Born in Barcelona in 1970, he graduated in music teaching, in what he is currently working on. In addition, he studied directing and screenwriting, and collaborated as a scriptwriter in a couple of children’s animation series and some humorous television show. He has written, along with Juanjo Giménez, the short films “Máxima Pena”, “Nit bus”, “Rodilla” and “Timecode”, winner of Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. He has, in its drawer, several scripts of films, projects of Sit Com, competitions, and a pair of novels. In the drawer…

IVÁN CÉSTER – Music Composer

Born in Zaragoza in 1975, Iván has been combining his musical activity with science for several years. While studying physics he created two jazz bands for which he composed, arranged and played guitar. Most of his musical training to date is autodidactic, with which he combined three years of classical guitar study before turning to contemporary music, studying contemporary guitar and music theory with guitarist Jose Antonio Garcia for six years and completing his education with several courses of music production. Since 2014 he’ s been taking orchestration and film scoring harmony lessons with composer Javier Bayon.

After his studies in physics, he worked as a guitarist, bassist and singer for two years with Espectáculos La Clave S.L., performing more than 100 concerts. He moved to Barcelona in 2004 where he worked as music composer for NoFunciona multimedia and music editor for Leo Caballo (SONY Digital Division). He also played Brazilian guitar with Nue Bossa and Porta 16. In 2007, he began work in Applied Neuroscience at Starlab Barcelona, S.L. From the symbiotic combination of both fields, he undertook several projects concerning the sonification of cerebral electrical activity and Brain Computer Interface (BCI) applied to music creation. Some of this work has been exhibited in international Neuroscience and BCI conferences, and Digital art festivals. Some of them are:

-FADE festival 2009,
-Dorkbot Barcelona and SONAR 2013.
-SONAR+D Barcelona 2015 where his project “Closed Loop” was awarded with a price for the best music performance based on biosignals.
-Brain Polyphony (in Collaboration with Mara Diersen) was presented in CCCB (Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona) in March 2016

His work at Barin Plyphony project will be presented at Andrea Lamount’ s documentary “Brain Beat” (Lukimedia Barcelona) to be released in November 2016.

He also composed for video mapping and ceremonies. His most relevant works in this area are:

-The music for a Videomaping in the Al qasba Theater at the Sharjah Light Festival 2016.
-The music of the closing show at the “San Sebastian European Culture Capital 2016” opening ceremony.

Currently he is working for Summer76music as a composer for commercials for brands like Audi, BMW, Nike, McDonalds and Nestle among others.

XAVI SAUCEDO – Sound Designer

Born in Barcelona, Xavi Saucedo graduated Telecommunications Engineering with a special focus on Telematics at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona and moved on to studying Film Editing and Sound at the Centre d’Estudis Cinematogràfics of Catalonia. In 2010 he attended and assisted in two seminars on Sound Aesthetics and Sound Mixing respectively, both presented by Mark Berger, four-time Academy Award winner.

He has ever since worked as a Sound Designer and Sound Mixer at Wave Factory Studio, the sound studio he founded in 2009.
His work includes TV and advertising, yet his primary focus is cinema, having taken in part in several feature films including international projects such as Pierre Morel’s “The Gunman”, starring Sean Penn; “Get Up and Go”, by Irishman Brendan Grant, or “Snails in the Rain”, from Israeli filmmaker Yariv Mozer. His career path has taken him through several internationally acclaimed projects like “La Historia de Siempre”, “El Corredor” or the 2016 Cannes winner of the Short Film Palme d’Or, “Timecode”.

PERE PUEYO – Cinematographer

Cinematographer with extensive professional camera department experience in features, television and documentaries since 1990. Director of Photography credits beginning in 1994 on independent feature films, documentaries, short films and video clips (35mm, 16mm and digital). Taught cinematography at the International Film School in Cuba as well with numerous workshops there from 2004 to 2014. Director of Photography for Timecode (short film) winner or the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 2016.

FILMOGRAPHY – Director of Photography (IMDb)

2016 The rehearsal
2016 Timecode
2015 The Walker
2015 L’assaig
2014 Linko
2013 La fábrica de luz
2012 Kanimambo
2011 La mujer del eternauta
2010 La autoridad
2009 Rodilla
2009 Estigmas
2008 Temps d’aigua
2007 La gravedad 9,8
2006 No me gustan los peces de colores
2006 Feliciten al chef
2005 Máxima pena
2003 Por estar contigo
2003 1.150 kg
2001 Nos hacemos falta (Tilt)
1997 Libre indirecto
1996 Killer berberechos
1996 No me jodas que tú no lo haces
1995 Bona nit
1995 Ícaro
1994 Través de la ventana

LALI AYGUADÉ – Main Actress

Lali Ayguadé was born in Barcelona in 1980. At 8 years old she studied music (solfeo and piano) sitting exams at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona. In 1996 she attended Institut del Teatre in Barcelona for dance and later to Anne Teresa De Keermaeker’s PARTS learning the repertory of William Forsythe, Trisha Brown and Rosas. In her fourth year she made a solo “Silence” coached by Wim Vandekeybus and later on made a duet “Zoom In” with the polish dancer and choreographer Radek Hewelt which was shown across Europe.

After school she joined Publik Eye Company from Denmark where she collaborated with the dramaturge Carmen Mehnert. In 2003 Lali joined the Akram Khan Company as a full time member creating and performing in the productions: Kaash, Ma, Bahok (together with the National Ballet of China), Vertical Road and Confluence collaborating with Nitin Sawhney and Ricardo Nova. She has worked with Roberto Olivan (Enclave Dance Comapy) with the production Homeland and Hofesh Shecther with the productions: In your rooms, Cult and the Art of not looking back. She also worked with Marcos Morau of La Veronal (who won the national prize award in 2013 in Spain as best choreographer) with a piece called Portland. Currently she is working with Baro d’ Evel company with whom she performed Mazut and is working on their new creation. In 2005 Lali choreographed “Twice Read” together with the Slovak dancer and choreographer Anton Lachky (one of the founders of Leslovaks dance collective) and the Slovak composer Josef Vlk . In between 2007 and 2009 she choreographed other smaller works with the acrobat Joan Ramon Graell (the director of circus association in Barcelona). In 2012 she created a trio called Little Me with Young Jin Kim and Joan Català which was premiered in Salmon Festival in Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona. For the birthday of Ramon Llull she created Encontre with Joan Català and Jordi Molina. In 2013 she created two short duets: Incognito and Saba. In 2010 she was nominated as ‘Exceptional dancer’ in the Critics awards of London.


Born in the Philippines in 1988, Nicolas grew up in France, where he trained in ballet and modern jazz and worked with the Compagnie Lyon Ballet. He then trained in contemporary dance in Barcelona and started working with Pepe Hevia Danza in 2009 as a first dancer and director’s assistant. Pepe Hevia and Nicolas were awarded for their duet Detrás del Cristal in Certamen Coreográfico de Burgos-Nueva York. Since 2010, he has been developing his own creative project, Nicolas Ricchini Company, based in Barcelona.

In 2011 he starts working as a freelancer and collaborates with different choreographers such as Fernando Madagan (NDT) and Tupac Martir in London, Emma Martin Dance in Ireland, Francesc Fernandez in Spain and Akram Khan Company for the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in London, 2012. He also collaborates with many youth companies and has been invited as a guest teacher for international workshops in Mexico, Finland, Italy, Germany, France, USA.

He is currently a dancer for Lali Ayguade Company and La Taimada, directed by Olga Alvarez. In 2015, he joined Akram Khan Company as a dancer in the new production Chotto Desh, an adaptation of the internationally acclaimed solo DESH by Akram Khan Company.

TIMECODE – Selected Festivals

Winner of more than 50 prizes, among them:

69 Festival de Cannes (France) – Palme d’Or

42th. Ghent Film Festival – Best short film

European Film Awards 2017 – European Short Film Nomination

Asiana International Short Film Festival (North Korea)- Special Jury Award, UR Award

UPPSALA International Short Film Festival (Sweden) – Audience Award

Rio De Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Curta Cinema (Brazil) – Audience Award

Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier – CINEMED (France) – Audience Award

Mediterranean Short Film Festival Of Tanger (Morocco) – Grand Prix

KFF – Kaohsiung Film Festival (Taiwan) – Fantasy Fireball Award

58 ZINEBI – Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Films (Spain) – Spanish Cinema Great Award

Festival Tous Courts – Festival International de Courts Métrages d’Aix-en-Provence (France) – Youth Jury Award

International Izmir Short Film Festival (Turkey) – Best international short

Jumping Frames International Dance Video Festival (Hong Kong) – Dance Video Award

TOFIFEST – International Film Festival (Poland) – Special Mention

46 ALCINE – Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares (Spain) – Audience Award, Third Prize

Whistler Film Festival (Canada) – Shortwork Award

Soria International Short Film Festival (Spain) – Best short film

24fps International Short Film Festiva (Spain) – Audience Award

Festival de Cortometrajes de Aguilar de Campoo (Spain) – Best Short film

FILMETS Badalona Film Festival (Spain) – Prize of Honor

Choreoscope – Festival Internacional de Cine de Danza de Barcelona (Spain) – Prize of Honor

São Paulo International Short Film Festival (Brazil) – Top Audience Favourite

Buñuel International Film Festival (Spain) – Special Mention


Highlights festivals:

 60th. BFI – London Film Festival (UK)

24th  Hamptons International Film Festival (USA)

38th. Cairo International Film Festival (Egypt)

22nd. Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia Herzegovina)

SHORT SHORTS – Film Festival Asia (Japan)

31st. Leeds International Film Festival – Inaugural film (UK)

Athens International Film Festival (Greece)

Guanajuato International Film Festival (Mexico)

21e CINESPAÑA Festival du Film Espagnol de Toulouse (France)

Zubroffka Internationa Short Film Festival (Poland)

Helsinki International Film Festival (Finland)

66th. Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia)

Denver Film Festival (USA)

Duhok International Film Festival (Iraq)

Prague Short Film Festival (Czech Republic)

16 Concorto Film Festival (Italy)

42 Festival de Cine Iberoamericano de Huelva (Spain)

JUANJO GIMÉNEZ – Director & producer

Juanjo Giménez was born and lives in Barcelona. He has directed a few shorts, including “Rodilla” (2009), “Nitbus” (2007), “Maximum Penalty” (2005) and “Indirect Free Kick” (1997), all of them awarded at national and international festivals. His last short, ‘Timecode’, won the Cannes Palme d’Or and is nominated for next European Academy Awards.

He’s the director of the feature films “Tilt” (2003), awarded in Rome, Las Palmas and Ourense, “Dodge and Hit” (2010), co-directed with Adan Aliaga, best documentary in Alcances Film Festival Cadiz and Courmayeur Noir, and “Contact Proof” (2014), also premiered in Alcances.

He’s also the founder of the production companies Nadir Films and Salto de Eje. Some of their productions are “My grandmother’s house” (Adan Aliaga, 2005), Joris Ivens Award at IDFA, “Stigmata” (also directed by Adan in 2009) Pilar Miró Award for Best First Film in Seminci-Valladolid, and “Anas, an Indian film” (Enric Miró, 2009) awarded at Documenta Madrid, Alcances and premiered at Karlovy Vary.



Hora de cerrar / Closing Time (1994, short film, fiction)

Especial (con luz) / Special (When lit) (1995, short film, experimental)

Ella está enfadada  / She’s angry (1996, short film, fiction)

Libre Indirecto / Indirect Free Kick (1997, short film, fiction)

Nos hacemos falta / Tilt (2003, feature film, fiction)

Máxima pena / Maximum Penalty (2006, short film, fiction)

Nitbus (2007, short film, fiction)

Rodilla (2009, short film, fiction)

Esquivar i pegar / Dodge and Hit (2010, feature film, documentary)

Contact Proof (2014, feature film, documentary)

Timecode (2016, short film, fiction)

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Kristof Deak, Director

Kristof is a Hungarian born, London based Film and TV director working internationally since 2010 on projects ranging from web content to TV drama to comedy. His background in music and editing informs his style, focusing on rhythm and flow.

Kristof studied directing at Westminster Film School. He has been working in London and Budapest, directing fiction shorts and TV drama episodes. He is currently developing his first feature film.

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