Co-Director: Mo Fini
Fini is a renowned photographer. His photography book “Portrait of Latin America” was published in 1990 and exhibited at the Bath Royal Photography Society. He is the author of Arts and Crafts of South America as well as co-writer on Dictionary of Cuban Music. He is a Latin Music producer and managing director of the label Tumi Music, based in the UK. He has produced and directed over 100 short video clips in Cuba for over 30 years, with musicians like the Buena Vista Social Cluband Candido Fabre . In 1993, together with Zadoc Nava, he made the documentary “Qero’s, The Last of The Incas”, in the high land of Peru.
Co-Director: Edesio Alejandro
Edesio Alejandro member of the Grammy and Latin Grammy academy is one of Cuba‘s most renowned music composers and producers, composing music for theatre, TV, cinema and concerts. He has also produced numerous Films, Documentaries, Music Videos, CD`s and Rock Opera. He produced for Scatmans John, Gladys Knigth, ‘NSync, Steve Tyler, Britney Spears and Jhonny Ventura. He have tree Grammy nomination and is member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of United States and the Academy of Arts and Cinematographic Sciences of Spain. He is currently finishing a documentary on one of Cuba’s legends, Adriano Rodriguez “La musica es mi respiracion”.
UK Producer: Zadoc Nava
Zadoc Nava is a film producer based in London. He has just produced Mitra Tabrizian’s debut feature film GHOLAM (Platinum Remi Award for First Feature, Houston International World Fest, 2017) starring Shahab Hosseini (winner of Grand Jury Best Actor prize at Cannes 2016 for his role in Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning The Salesman). www.gholamfilm.com. Zadoc was chosen to participate in Berlinale Talent (2017), longlisted for the BIFA Discovery Award 2018, and included on the Film London/Evening Standard LODESTAR inaugural list of 25 of London’s most promising filmmakers and creative talents (2019). In the past, Zadoc has directed numerous shorts, documentaries and commercials and his photographic work has been exhibited and published widely with solo shows in UK and Ireland.
Cuba Producer: Julio Cesar
Producer and director Julio Cesar born in 1982 . He studied in “ Instituto Superior de Arte de Cuba” (ISA). Since leaving university he has worked for ICAIC, BBC, Russian TV holding,CCTV,RAI,Telesur, Topaz Films, Azurra Produzioni Cinema, Noble Entertainment y FISTUP TV de California among others. He has produced over 100 productions of many music videos in Cuba. Currently he Works in television producing live shows in Santiago de Cuba.
Director of Photography: Luis Alberto González Garcia
Alter completing a filming course at ICAIC, Havana in 1990 Luis has gone on to make numerous films as well as over 200 commercials and music videos. He has worked on films not only in Cuba but also in other countries and not only as director of photography but also as a cameraman. As director of photography he has produced various commercials and music videos as well as some short films and documentaries. Mambo Man is his first feature film as director of photography.