Born in Elche (Spain) in 1980, the city where he is still living and working, Chema García Ibarra studied Advertising at Alicante University. He made the short films The attack of the Robots from Nebula-5 (2008), Protoparticles (2010) and Mystery (2013), which where selected in almost 500 film festivals, including the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Sundance, Berlinale, AFI Fest, Chicago Film Festival, Gijón and of course Brest European Short Film Festival in 2013. The latter two films have won almost 200 awards, including the Méliès d'Or to the best European short fantasy film, two honorable distinctions at Sundance and the nomination for the European Film Awards.
Ana Ularu began acting at the age of nine with a role in Claude-Michel Rome's thriller Meurtres par procuration, followed the next year by his Passion Mortelle. Since graduating with a BA and MFA in Acting from the National University of Theatre and Cinematography in Bucharest, she has worked on more than 20 short and feature films, including Cristian Mungiu's segment of the Lost and Found omnibus, Turkey Girl, and Francis Ford Coppola's Youth without youth. In 2010, Ana received a Boccalino d'Oro award in Locarno and the Best Actress Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival for her portrayal of Matilda in Bogdan Apetri's Outbound. She has since appeared in Daniele Vicari's Diaz and Anca Damian's latest film A very unsettled summer.
A 1997 graduate of HEC, Mathieu Bompoint has worked for ten years in development, post-production and executive production alongside Frédérique Dumas (Noé Productions), then Sylvie Pialat (Les Films du Worso). He created Mezzanine Films in 2004, and has produced more than 30 short films (Maud Alpi, Cécile Bicler, Hervé Coqueret, Laurent Laffargue) that have won awards at numerous French and International festivals. Mathieu Bompoint has also produced three fiction feature films (Les mains libres by Brigitte Sy, Le paradis des bêtes by Estelle Larrivaz, and La belle vie by Jean Denizot), as well as a documentary by Manuela Morgaine. He is an elected member of the short film section of the independent producers' trade union.
Angélica Sarre is a French actor. She left her native island of Corsica to do a Master's degree in Art-Communication and Language at the University of Nice and then moved to Paris to join L'Entrée des Artistes, run by Olivier Belmondo. She was given her first film part by Robert Guediguian in Les neiges de Kilimandjaro. After appearances in various films, she was directed by Philippe Claudel in her fourth feature film, (Une) Enfance, produced by Les Films du Losange, in which plays the female lead. The film is due to be released in early 2015.
Leonardo Valenti was born in Terni, Italy. He writes screenplays for TV and film and scripts for comics. He is known particularly for the series RIS Police Scientifique, adapted for several European countries as well as Romanzo Criminale, broadcast by Canal + in France, by the BBC in the UK and by HBO in the US. The film A.C.A.B. For which he wrote the screenplay was awarded the “Sang Neuf” prize at the Beaune Crime Film Festival. He has also authored four graphic novels published by BeccoGiallo, Edizioni BD, Tunué. He has been living in France since 2012.