Marc Aguesse is the manager of Catsuka, an independent website dedicated to animation cinema created in 2000, which was also a bi-weekly TV show broadcast on the Nolife channel from 2010 to 2018. This passion for discovering the animated image in all its forms and with different audiences has also led him to work with other media such as France 4 and Animeland, with event organizers (Center Pompidou, AFCA, Japan Expo, PIFFF…), as well as producers for some crowdfunding campaigns (including Lastman). Since 2016, he is also a member of the César Animation Pre-Selection Committee. After having been for 10 years webmaster of the Delcourt Group (comics), his main activity is currently the communication of the animated studio Bobbypills.
Producer. CARTOON SALOON
NURIA GONZÁLEZ BLANCO
Academy Awards nominee producer and a BAFTA New Talent nominee director and writer working in Ireland-based animation studio Cartoon Saloon. Nuria studied Animation at Edinburgh College of Art in Scotland and for the last eight years she has worked across the full spectrum of animation production roles in children’s television, advertising and film. Past projects include the award-winning short film ‘Violet’, the International Emmy® Kids Award Nominee ‘Puffin Rock’, the Golden Globe® and Oscar® nominated feature ‘The Breadwinner’ and the IFTA Winner and Oscar® nominated short ‘Late Afternoon’.
Coordinator. VENTANA SUR ANIMATION!
She was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is currently the coordinator of Animation! at Ventana Sur Latin American Film Market, organized jointly by INCAA and the Marché du Film / Cannes Film Festival. Silvina has worked as a producer specializing in animation for more than 15 years. She has developed and produced independent short films with directors such as Juan Pablo Zaramella and Santiago Bou. These films have received international awards and participated in the official competition of prestigious festivals such as Sundance Film Festival (USA), Annecy International Animation Film Festival (France) and Hiroshima Festival (Japan).
Producer, Script Writer and Actor. PANIQUE!
Born in november 1962 during a very very cold winter. Historian and sociologist. Become cinema producer by accident ! Activity in fiction and animation films As script writer: ‘Man Bites Dog’, ‘A Town Called Panic’ (series, feature film and three specials), ‘Alleluia’, ‘Adoration’. As producer : ‘Aaltra’ (directors Delépine/Kervern), ‘The Ordeal’, ‘Alleluia’ and ‘Adoration’ (director Fabrice du Welz) ‘A Town Called Panic’ (directors Aubier/Patar),’ Ernest & Celestine’ (directors Renner/Aubier/Patar), ‘Fear(s) of the Dark’ (collective movie), and +/- 25 others projects. As actor : ‘Le grand soir’ (directors Delépine/Kervern), ‘Steak’ (director Quentin Dupieux), ‘Dode hoek’ (director Nabil Ben Yadir) ‘Atomic Circus’ (directors Poiraud brothers), etc.