MATTHIAS ABERLE / Director, Author, Producer / Germany
Matthias Aberle studied directing in Paris and filming in Berlin. As director he has worked for film, television, radio, and print. His written works have been published in newspapers, magazines, and by Diogenes publishing house. He has staged theatrical works at spectacular locations including the aquarium at the Berlin Zoo (Waiting for Godot), the Berlin Cathedral (The inaugural speech of the American female Pope), and Rheinsberg Castle (A Midsummer Night’s Dream). His work in theater, incorporates music videos and film. Matthias Aberle is the director, author, and producer of numerous films, screenplays, and plays.
CÉSAR CHARLONE / Director of Photography, Director / Uruguay
César Charlone attended the Escola Superior de Cinema Sao Luis in Sao Paulo and worked as a camera assistant. In 2002, his collaboration with Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles began with “City of God.” The film brought César Charlone an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography. In 2007, he directed “The Pope’s Toilet.” The film was selected as Uruguay’s official entry for the 80th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In 2006, he was nominated for the BSC Award for Best Cinematography for “The Constant Gardener”. César Charlone is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
VANGELIS / Musician, Composer / Greece
Vangelis founded the psychedelic rock group Aphrodite’s Child with singer Demis Roussos in 1967. Their concept album “666”, now a prog-rock classic, is also released there. In 1970, Vangelis begins his career as composer for the film “Sex Power” with Jane Birkin. Throughout the 1970s he composes mainly for documentaries by French director Frederic Rossif and ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau. Vangelis provided the music for Ridley Scott’s science fiction art film “Blade Runner” and “1492: Conquest of Paradise”. Vangelis broke through in Hollywood with the score to “Chariots of Fire”. He received an Oscar for the soundtrack.
GUILLERMO CISTARI / Filmmaker, Production Manager / Argentina
Guillermo Cistari studied film directing at Universidad del Cine and continued improving his knowledge with Continuing Education programs; including “Art of Directing” in New York University and “Directing: Mastering of Camera Techniques” in School of Visual Arts. In addition, he dedicated many years to study Scriptwriting, which allowed him to combine a strong cinematographic vision with a deep knowledge in storytelling. During his career Guillermo wrote, directed, produced, shot and edited several contents including fictions, documentaries, commercials, music videos and music sessions.