He graduated in Law at the Università degli Studi di Torino (Italy). After completing a Master’s in Audiovisual Administration at the Media Business School (Spain), in 1999 he joined the Development Department at Filmax Entertainment, where he is then promoted to the positions of Head of Development, Managing Director of Content and Development, and finally Executive Producer.
His credits as Executive Producer include such titles as [REC] and [REC]2 (Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza), The Way (Emilio Estevez), Sleep Tight (Jaume Balagueró), Snowflake, the white gorilla (Andrés Schaer), and [REC] Genesis (Paco Plaza).
At Filmax, Alberto has been involved in the development of over 30 feature films, which have been distributed throughout the world by companies including Miramax, Lionsgate and Icon.
In 2011 Alberto founded the production company “Rebelion Terrestre Film”, based in Barcelona. The Last Days directed by Alex and David Pastor and the horror flick Summer Camp directed by Marini, are the first productions of the label.
His credits as screenwriter include To Let (2006, Jaume Balagueró, Spain), Sleep Tight (2010, Jaume Balagueró, Spain), Extinction (2014, Miguel Angel Vivas, Spain/USA/Hungary), Retribution (2015, Daniel de la Torre, Spain/France), Summer Camp (2015, Alberto Marini, Spain/USA).
He is a writer and scriptwriter based in Barcelona. Guillermo studied Audiovisual Communication at the Ramon Llull University in Barcelona and then later went on to study a Masters in Film Production and Direction, taught by Fernando de Felipe (scriptwriter of films such as Darkness and Killing Words) at the same university. Later, Guillermo moved to Los Angeles with the idea of broadening his knowledge in the field of scriptwriting and took several courses given by people such as Syd Field, Robert McKee and Linda Seger. In 2007 began to work in Filmax. There, as Development Executive, he has participated in the script of films like [REC] 3 (dir. Paco Plaza, 2010). Génesis, [REC] 4: Apocalipsis (dir. Jaume Balagueró, 2014), The Returned (dir. Manuel Carballo, 2013), Sweet Home (dir. Rafa Martínez, 2015), Summer Camp (dir. Alberto Marini, 2015) and Muse (dir. Jaume Balagueró, 2017). He has also published several books (fiction and non-fiction), such as [REC]. El libro oficial (the ‘behind the cameras’ book of the [REC] franchise), Una partida más y me acuesto (Timun Mas), and the horror novels El torreón de las muñecas and Lycaon.
Professor in screenwriting at the UNATC in Bucharest and visiting lecturer at Scuola Holden in Turin, Lucian belongs to the first post-communist new wave generation. He is a member of FIPRESCI, UCIN (Romanian Filmmakers Association), SRN (Screenwriters Research Network) and EACWP (European Association of Creative Writing Programs) with international scholar and industry experience, editorial contributions and lectures. His main interest is the road movie genre, he is the author of a book on film director Jim Jarmusch (On the Road with Jim, 2007), while his latest feature is a road-bitter-comedy, The Phantom Father (2011). Currently, Lucian is working on A Subjective History of Cinema Told in Road Movies but until this new editorial work will be available, read more about his passion in The Road Movies of the New Romanian Cinema (“Studies in Eastern European Cinema”, vol. 3, no.1, UK 2012 Intellect Ltd. pp. 23-40) or The Point of No Return – Cinematic Expressions of a Nation’s Altered State of Mind (in “East, West and Center: Reframing Post-1989 European Cinema”, Edinburgh University Press, 2015).
Luke Schiller is a film and TV producer with a slate of projects in development through his London-based company Clownfish Films. The line-up includes A Barren Land, an eight-part thriller for TV; Safari, a survival thriller set in Africa and The Big Tender, a love story following the relationship between two adult film performers. He is also working with Joanna Hogg on her fourth film.
In 2015 Luke produced Laura Plancarte’s Tierra Caliente, a re-enactment feature documentary about the Mexican drug wars.
Other recent credits included Joanna Hogg’s critically acclaimed film Archipelago; Henrique Goldman’s award-winning Jean Charles, and German Kral’s Buena Vista Social Club sequel Musica Cubana.
Luke spent five years working with the BBC’s wild-life film-making unit, producing several documentaries in Kenya, South Africa and Costa Rica. He has a degree in modern languages from Sussex University and speaks five languages fluently. Luke is a visiting lecturer in film production at the London Film School, Scuola Holden in Turin and the MOME in Budapest and was the producing tutor on the MEDIA funded post-graduate programme Adapting for Cinema training programme.