Koen Suidgeest, Producer/Director
A graduate of one of the UK's better film schools, Koen Suidgeest has dedicated his professional life to working as a director, writer, producer, and photographer, primarily in documentaries. His interest resides in socially engaged projects. With his documentary Casting (2006) he became the first Dutch filmmaker to be nominated for a Spanish Academy Award (Goya). He has traveled five continents and resided in four countries, the past 14 years in Spain. Koen is father to Paula and Ana.
Emily Lobsenz, Producer
Graduating Cum Laude from Amherst College, Emily Lobsenz directed two award-winning films. She earned a Masters at The Courtauld Institute of Art, in London and received highest honors. Emily has since done award-winning work in camera and production design for film and television in Europe and the US. She is currently directing the documentary film Ipuina Konatu about the survival of Basque culture and developing a narrative feature set in New Orleans. Emily is fluent in Spanish, French, and Basque, an elite triathlete and long-distance runner, and a cellist.