Born in Lamego in 1978, Andrea Basílio is the head of children´s programming at RTP. After graduating from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, she started working at RTP2 on Triunfo dos Porcos, a weekly magazine show; her passion for television started here. She has also worked in cinema as a producer and has been responsible for the content and production of many television shows. Recently, she’s been dedicating her time to the production of cartoons and tv shows for children.
Andrea Martignoni was born in Bologna in 1961 and graduated both in musicology with a thesis on soundtrack in animation, and in geography with a thesis on soundscape. He is a performer, sound designer and animation historian. He has created soundtracks for several short animated films by BLU, Saul Saguatti, Michele Bernardi, Pierre Hébert, Virgilio Villoresi, Roberto Catani, Petra Zlonoga, Vessela Dantcheva, Boris Pramatarov, Ivan Bogdanovic, Soetkin Verstegen, Izabela Plucinska, amongst others. He works closely with several international festivals by giving lectures, classes and workshops on animation and soundtrack. He won the Golden Reiter for best soundtrack at the FILMFEST DRESDEN – International Short Film Festival 2011. He taught animation history at the Academy of Fine Arts, Palermo, and at the IULM in Milan.
Géza M. Tóth
Géza M. Tóth is an Oscar nominated Hungarian filmmaker, founder and leader of KEDD Animation Studio, university professor and the rector of University of Theater and Film Arts, Budapest. He is a member of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2007, his short “Maestro” was nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Irena Jukic Pranjic
Irena Jukic Pranjic was born on October 25, 1973, in Bjelovar, Croatia. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb and has been professionally pursuing animation since 2011, after a decade-long stint in creative comics and comic books for children. Irena also works in pedagogy, illustration, book editing and TV series.
Tiago Neves de Albuquerque
Born in Lisbon in 1982, Tiago Albuquerque graduated in Plastic Arts/Sculpture at the Faculdade de Belas Artes de Lisboa. He is also received training in comics and illustration at Ar.Co Lisboa. He works as an illustrator, animator, comics artist and a musician. He collaborated with various national newspapers and magazines, and illustrated books and album covers, as well. Tiago works frequently for advertising agencies. He directed the animation films “Diário de uma Inspetora”, written by João Paulo Cotrim, which won the Best Portuguese Film Award at the Animatu Festival (Beja, 2008) and “My Music”, written by Luísa Costa Gomes, which were both supported by Animanostra.