Feature Fiction

Justine Seymour
Justine Seymour is a Costume Designer. She contributed with her artistic vision to films like Baz Luhrmann´s Moulin Rouge, Brad Bird´s Mission Impossible II, George Lucas´ Star Wars – Attack of the Clones and Ben Lewin’s The Sessions.

Over the past three years Seymour has gained attention in her area with her original creations. She has has the chance to work with some key figures in modern cinema, such as Adrien Brody and Sam Neill, in the film Backtrack by director Michael Petroni; Jessica Alba and Luke Wilson in the vintage movie Dear Eleanor, directed by Kevin Connolly; Christina Ricci , who starred in the film Around the Block, directed by Sarah Spillane, among many others .

Currently , Justine Seymour lives in Los Angeles and she is coming to Portugal to share her experience in the film world as a costume designer, to all participants interested in learning everything about one of the most unknown, yet vital, creative process´ in modern filmmaking.

William Brookfield
William Brookfield is one of the “must-follow” names of UK’s contemporary cinema.

Brookfield debut in 1999 with “Milk”, a very british comedy starring James Fleet and Dawn French. The film was receive with raive reviews and found great sucess in the festival circuit.

Ever since, he has been writing screenplay for all kinds of projects: he adapted for the big screen the horror novel “Doctor Sleep” (film was directed by Nick Willing), developed several TV contents for studios as AMC and BBC and most recently he signed the screenplay for “Kidnapping Freddy Heineken”, the new film by Thomas Alfredson (reponsible for the swedish film adaptation of the “Millennium” trilogy) that portraits the bizarre scandal that involved the CEO of the famous beer company back in the 80s.

Sean Gascoine

Short Fiction and animation

Filipe Vale

Filipe Lopes

Ricardo Clara
He holds an undergraduate and master’s degree in Law from the Law School of the Catholic University of Porto, he resides in the city of Porto, where he is a lawyer.

Ricardo worked in the organizing committee of many festivals, like Fantasporto – International Film Festival of Porto, from 2000 to 2013, where he served as press secretary, also integrating the selection collective of this event from 2004 to 2012.
International Jury at FEST 2004, Jury of Experimental Cinema, Documentary and Video Clips on FEST 2010 and Jury preselection Ovarvídeo 2008, he was advisor the press office of Cinanima – International Animation Film Festival in Espinho, between 2002 and 2004.
He was also part of the original team who launched the International Film Festival of Funchal, Madeira Island, in 2005, as well as the International Gaia Film Festival, in 2002.
Ricardo collaborated with the online film magazine, Take Magazine, having established in February 2014 Replicantes – a cultural association.

Documentary and Experimental

Guillermo Garcia Ramos
Guillermo is one of the most famous and prestigious Spanish documentarists. García Ramos has frequently produced content for the Spanish public TV network TVE, as well as independently producing short, long features and collaborating directly with different film festivals around the world. He will return to TG to conduct a workshop on script and production development.

Mauricio d’Orey
Mauricio began his journey in the sound world back home in Portugal where after taking a degree in sound and image he spent a few years freelancing and working in sound post houses, which allowed him to discover the potentialities of sound design and the collaborative effort to tell a story.

In 2009 Mauricio had the opportunity to join the sound post production MA at the NFTS and move to the UK. Since then he’s been having the privilege of working on many awarded features and shorts like the already cult film “The Human Centipide”; “The Eagleman Stag”, which won the Best Animated Short at the 2011 BAFTA awards; “Splitscreen: A Love Story”, winner of the Nokia Shorts competition 2011; “Una Noche”, the big winner of the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival or more recently “Dia de Los Muertos”, which won Best Animated Film at this years student Academy Awards.