Mangata came to be as a thesis project of six Audiovisual Communication students studying at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). This Verkami was set up in the hopes of bringing our short film into reality. Mangata explores the relationship between two distant sisters who try to reconnect with each other through traditions, landscapes and memories.
Every year Ona and Àlex celebrate San Juan together on the beach. However, this year the youngest sibling Quim is absent. Their relationship grew cold after his death and it changed completely. Quim was the glue that held all of them together.
Delta del Ebre, where the short film is based, shapes all of its history. It is the place where both protagonists grew up and it is also the place which will bring them back together.
Lost but chilling. Alex’s unique personality differs from that of her siblings. Her carefree attitude helps her perceive the world lightly. She isn’t afraid of what might happen and improvisation is her motto.
Strong, confident but stubborn. Ona is the perfect daughter as she never seems to be wrong and feels proud of it. Although Àlex denies it, deep down she knows it’s true. Ona left for Barcelona because she felt like her town wasn’t good enough for her.
We need your help in order to bring this project to life. How can you pitch in? Easy!
Become a Mangata patron. It’s very simple. You just have to choose which contribution you would like to make. The money is only charged if the project reaches its goal. If it does, we will then send you your incentive.
On the right hand side you can see the list of contributions we have prepared together with their corresponding incentives.
We have 40 days to reach 4500 euros. In the event that we do not reach our goal, money contributed will not be charged and therefore you won’t receive your incentive.
From our goal, 28% will go directly to taxes, 21% to the project and 7% to commissions.
If you happen to have or know of a company that would like to collaborate with us, please do not hesitate to reach out via this email address: email@example.com
Aisha Montano: Director and Screen writer
Mar Serra: Assistant director and producer
Thaís Molar: Assistant photographer and screenwriter
Eduard Lon: Assistant director and screenwriter
Clàudia Valero: Production and art director
Sílvia Farrés: Production and art director
The ones who joined the team:
Eloi Teixidó: Director of photography
Lucía Amado: Sound designer
Marc Núñez: Sound assistant
Joan Masats: Sound track
Marina Velasco: Graphic designer and illustrator
Silvia Forcadell: Make up
Carlos Marqués-Marcet: Director of films like Els dies que vindran (2019), Tierra Firme (2017) and 10.000Km (2014).
Jonás Trueba: Director of films such as La reconquista (2016), Los exiliados románticos (2015) and Todas Las Canciones Hablan de Mí (2010).
Carla Simón: Director of the film Estiu 1993 (2017) and the shortfilms Les petites coses (2015).
Gonzalo de Lucas: tutor of the Final Project. Doctorate in Audiovisual Communication at Pompeu Fabra University, where he is a professor of the same degree and director of the postgraduate of Audiovisual Assembly.
Sergi Moreno: PhD Degree Project Producer. Producer of Lastor Media, producer of films such as Tierra Firme (2017), Júlia Ist (2017) i 10.000km (2014)
Aitor Martos: Production Advisor for the Final Project. Producer of films like Entre dos Aguas (2018) or La propera pell (2016).
With the support and collaboration of:
- Parc Natural del Delta de l'Ebre
- Ajuntament d'Amposta
- Universitat Pompeu Fabra
- La Barraca del Delta
- Robin Collection
- Flors Montsia
- 16 flors
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