Ygnacio Cervio & Valeria Astudillo
Ygnacio was one of the pioneers during the Argentinian low-budget horror boom in the early 2000s. During that time, he produced and directed several short films and two feature films that played in festivals around the world. He moved to New Zealand 14 years ago, where he continued to explore his passion for films, and achieved a diploma at South Seas Film & TV School. He started working on independent documentaries, one of his projects “Beard Chronicles” was funded and distributed by BBC Knowledge.
Valeria moved to New Zealand bringing with her more than 10 years of production experience. She began her career in the film industry as an Assistant Producer in the award-winning feature film Aballay (a.k.a Six Shooters). Since then she has worked in Production on several projects including features, short films, TV series and commercials. After working as a Producer in the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, she ventured in Sales and Distribution. Since moving to New Zealand she has been working in Broadcasting.