Ernesto Cabellos Damián
Ernesto Cabellos Damián was born in Lima, Peru in 1968. In 1994, he founded Guarango, a documentary filmmakers association. Ernesto has produced and directed the feature documentary feature films “Choropampa” (2002), and “Tambogrande” (2007), in collaboration with Canadian director Stephanie Boyd. He also produced “The Devil Operation” (2010) with Boyd. These award-winning films chronicle over 10 years of conflict between communities and mining companies in Peru. In 2009 Ernesto made “Cooking up Dreams”, a portrait of Peruvian society shown through its gastronomy.Ernesto’s documentaries have been selected in more than 150 international film festivals, obtaining 35 awards and distinctions, and broadcast on international television channels.
Antolín Prieto was born in Peru in 1980. He has a degree in Audiovisual Communication and has worked in a dozen feature productions, both fiction and documentaries, as assistant director and editor, including films like “Dioses” (2008) and “Chicama” (2012). He edited “Cooking up dreams” (2010), Cabellos’ former work. Antolin has also directed three short films, including “Fin del mundo” (2014). He took part in Berlinale Talents in 2014 and Guadalajara Doculab in 2014. He is currently working on his first feature film. Antolín also has broad experience as a trainer in grassroot audiovisual workshops organized by DocuPeru, a Peruvian organization dedicated to spreading documentary production to rural communities
Núria Frigola Torrent
Núria Frigola Torrent was born in 1981. She is Peruvian and Spanish. Before joining Guarango in 2012, Nuria worked on human rights campaigns in Amnesty International for several years. She’s produced the TV commissioned documentaries “Amazonía Nuestra” and “Purus-Manu”, both directed by Héctor Gálvez. She also has experience as a television scriptwriter and produced her first short film as a director in 2014. “Daughter of the lake” is her first feature-length production. In 2012 Núria founded a theater company, Diquesí, with two partners and she produces and acts in improvisation and stand up comedy shows.