MADELEINE SHEAHAN - Productora

Born in New Zealand, Madeleine studied journalism in Auckland before moving to the UK and into the film and television industry in 1985. She worked as a production executive at Channel 4 from 1986-2001, taking sabatticals in 1990 and 1997 to write and produce independent projects.  Since 2001 Madeleine has been based in Barcelona where she writes and produces. She is also a freelance co-production executive with clients throughout Europe.

Selected Projects:

Documentaries

El Club / The Club 67” (16mm - HD), 2009, Produccer/Co-Author. Director: Rose Kowalski.  Polar Star Films. Televisió de Catalunya

The Devil’s Miner/La Mina del Diablo 82’ Co-producction executive. TVE, Arte, PBS, Urban Landscapes & Polar Star Films, dir. Richard Ladkani & Kief Davidson. Screened at 32 festivals in 2005.  6 prizes including Critics Award Hot Docs Toronto.

Demá al mar/Mañana al mar 52’ S16mm Co-production executive. TVE, Arte, PBS, Urban Landscapes & Polar Star Films, dir. Richard Ladkani & Kief Davidson.  Screened at 32 festivals in 2005.  6 prizes including Critics Award Hot Docs Toronto.

Aphrodite’s Drop 75’ 2005. Co-production executive. Arte NHK AVRO, Faction Films, dir. Sylvia Stevens.

War Takes 60’ 2003. Co-production executive. ZDF, Citurna/Faction Films, dir. Adelaida Trujillo & Patricia Casta.

Fidel, 90’, 2000. Production Manager. Channel 4. Directed by Estela Bravo. 

The Hard Road to Klondike, 60’ 1999. Production Manager. BBC/RTE/TnaG/Irish Film Board. Directed by Desmond Bell. Best Documentarie, Irish Film Awards.

Columbus O!  30’ 1992. Associate Producer. Channel 4. Directed by Sylvia Stevens.

In Rich Regard 52’ 1991. Producer. TVNZ, ERT (Greece), NZ Film Commission, NZ On Air. Directed by John Irwin.

Short fiction

Scriptwriter
Les Banyistes /The Bathers 5’ (35mm) short film, 2004  (director Rose Kowalski):
- Kino FilmBlue Fire International  9th Manchester Short Film Festival.
- Clermont Ferrand Short Film Festival, France
- Festival de les Illes Balears de cine en v.o. catalá, Mallorca – FINALIST
- River to River, Florence Asian Film Festival, Italy
- Brest European Short Film Festival, Brest, France
- Saint Petersburg Film Festival, Russia
- CineJove, Valencia, Spain
- IMMIGR’ART, Barcelona, Spain
- MECAL, Barcelona Short Film Festival, Spain
- ALCANCES, Cadiz Film Festival. Spain
- Girona Film Festival. Spain – FINALIST

Scriptwriter & Producer
Getaway 5'30" (DVCAM) short film, 2002 (director Rose Kowalski):
- Pulse-Digital Cinema Fund, The Film Council of England.
- Cortos en Femenino, Festival, Barcelona, Spain & touring.

ANNA MOLINS - Director of photography

Graduated in Cinematography from ESCAC in 2001.

Worked as a Camera Assistant in fiction, pop promos and documentaries for five years.  Currently works as a DOP and Camera Operator in fiction features and shorts, documentaries, pop promos, and is specialised in shooting stop frame animation.  For the past three years Anna has taught cinematography to second year students at ESCAC and has also given classes at 9ZEROS and SÉPTIMO ARTE filmschools.

Anna has shot a number of adverts for TR3SC (2008-2009), Sala Montjuïc (2003, 2004 i 2007) y Fira de Tàrrega (2008, 2009) among others.

DOP – shorts: “Cabaret Kadne”, Violeta, la pescadora del mar negro, Sonata in motion, La Lupe i en Bruno, HogarandEl negre és el color dels Déus.

DOP – pop promos: Love of Lesbian, Los seis días, Sidonie, Presidente, Dani Flaco, Vinodelfin, Cris Juanico, Möno, The new raimon, Anna Roig & l’ombre de ton Chien, Mürfila, Spam, Crazy Notes & Berta among others.

DOP - documentaries El club (Polar Star Films in coproduction with TV3), La batalla de l’Ebre (Mario Pons Produccions in coproduction with TV3), El Kursaal (Paral·lel 40) and “La otra mirada” (Escándalo Films)

Camera Assistant – feature documentary Cataluña-Espanya (Massa d’Or Produccions).

JUDITH MIRALLES –Editor

Filmography:

Documentaries

Fragile Ground, Polar Star Films, 2009:
PRIZES
- Best Cinematography & Best Experimental Documentary, International Doc Challenge

Con Sandra, Dir. Raúl Cuevas, Nanouk Films, 2009

41,2ºN-1,8ºE” (in post production). Dir. Imma Serra, 2009

People’s Gods, Dir. Maja Djokic, Escándalo Films & Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore), 2008:
- Festival Internacional Zemos98
- Festival Digital Internacional de Cortometrajes El Sector (Madrid)
- Festival de Cine Documental de Jaén.
PRIZES
- Best Short Documentary Premios Universidad de Sevilla de Fotografía y Cine

El Tren De L’angel, Dir. Ruben Paez, Paral·lel 40/TV3, 2007:
- Festival Alcances - Muestra cinematográfica del Atlántico

Companyia Alquimistas, Dir. Joan Noguera & Eli Rodríguez, Paral·lel 40/TV3, 2006:
- Festival L'Alternativa' Festival de cinema independent de Barcelona
PRIZES
- Best Film Festival NEFF, III Mostra de Cinema i Drets humans, Vitoria

Fiction

Trueque (en posproducción), Dir. Maja Djokic, La Movie/Spin On, short, 2009

Chat Noir, Dir. Dani Fibla, Polar Star films, short, 2008

Folie a Duex, Dir. Marc Lozano, Fairplay Prods & TV3, TV Movie, 2007

En El Bosque, Dir. Maja Djovick, Spin On/Nanouk Films, cortometraje, 2006:
PRIZES
- Grand Prix 8º TOTI International Video Festival, Maribor, Eslovenia
- 2nd prizeFestival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche 2006
- Festival Baumann 2nd prize video
- 4º Edición Caóstica, Best Film
- Muestra de cortos de Aquí y de Allé 1º Premio
- 1r. Certamen de Creación Audiovisual de Las Rozas. Best Film Ex Aequo

Ecos, Dir. Oriol Paulo, Oberon Cine/TV3/Continental Prods/TV Galicia, TV Movie, 2005:
- Official Section Festival de Cine Fantástico de Bilbao
- 47 festival de TV de Montecarlo (Tv movie)

Producer: Polar Star Films, info@polarstarfilms.com, tel +34 93 200 4777
[ link: www.polarstarfilms.com ]

directora: ROSE KOWALSKI productora: MADELEINE SHEAHAN directora de foto: ANNA MOLINS muntadora: JUDITH MIRALLES
càmera: ANNA MOLINS, ORIOL BOSCH, BET ROURICH, ÒSCAR CHAMORRO so: AMANDA VILLAVIEJA, ELENA CODERCH, DAVID PACO
productor executiu: CARLES BRUGUERAS
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