The Adventure of the Catalunya
Manu BenaventeCo-directior and Executive Producer After receiving a grant from the Ministry of Culture, he studied “the Aesthetics of documentary making and cinematic photography” at the San Antonio International School of Baños-Cuba. Coordinator for the cinematographic information programme “Va de cine” (TVE) in the international festivals of CANNES, BERLIN, SITGES and SAN SEBASTIAN. In 1993 he set up MANUAL. As a TV producer he has directed a host of productions (TV programmes, publicity spots, theatre for TV, TV documentaries, live transmissions, corporate and institutional video). Teacher of different courses for immigrant empowerment through audiovisual media for the MIGRAMEDIA platform. Teacher at the Institute of Further Education of the UPF (Masters in corporate, institutional and company video). He has directed the short film “Hermanos” (“Brothers”) (35mm) which has been a finalist in several international festivals, notably in “Shooting Europe 2006” Co-director and executive producer of the documentary, "La mirada d'un geógraf. Vida i viatges de Gonçal de Reparaz". (“A Geographer’s Gaze. The Life and Travels of Gonzalo de Reparaz”) Director-maker of the programme "Nus" (“Naked”). Co-director and Executive Producer of the documentary "la història d'un teatre lliure",-TV3.
Alfonso GarridoCo-Director and Director of photography He began his professional life as an assistant to the Information services for TVE (87-88). In 1989 he created the production company, La Productora S.A. directing photography and making various documentaries, notably the 13 episode documentary series “Planeta Sur”. In 1993 he left La Productora S.A. to co-found the production company MANUAL SCCL. Within this foundation he is responsible for the production and creation of reports and documentaries of a social nature (La Realidad de Chiapas, 24 Hours every day: working conditions in the world and 24 hours a day: child labour, Motor Iberica, The 100-day Strike…). In addition, he is responsible for the conception, organisation and production of numerous institutional and corporate events. Teacher at the Institute of Further Education of the UPF (Masters in corporate, institutional and company video). Teacher of various courses for immigrant empowerment through audiovisual media via the MIGRAMEDIA platform. Head of Production of the documentary “A Geographer’s Gaze. The Life and Travels of Gonzalo de Reparaz” and the programme. Director of photography "Naked”-TV3 Director of photography "Los desiertos de AlQaeda" Rec Reporteros CUATRO Co-Director and Director of photography of the documentary "Azalaï, the last caravan" Director of photography of the documentary " La història d’un teatre lliure" - TV3
- Original title La Aventura del Catalunya
- Director Manu Benavente, Alfonso Garrido
- Duration 61
- Production year 2016
- Theme Gastronomy
- Format HD (720)
- Category Feature Film
- Subcategory Documentary
- Nationality Spain
- Producer Manual SCCL, Televisió de Catalunya S.A.
- Dialogue language Catalan, English
- Subtitle language English