AndrĂ©s Vicente GĂłmez
In 1967 GĂłmez set up his own production company, and has produced almost 100 titles since then. Prizes won at Venice, Berlin, Montreal and San SebastiĂˇn and the Oscar which GĂłmez won for Fernando Truebaâ€™s Belle Epoque, has sealed his international status. GĂłmez was further honoured in 1998 by the Cannes Film Festival as one of the worldâ€™s most important film industry professionals.
GĂłmez is the man behind the success of production companies Iberoamericana Films Producciones, Rocabruno and Lolafilms. Working most prolifically under Lolafilms, the company has its own in-house distribution arm, Lolafilms DistribuciĂłn, which is responsible for acquired as well as their own-produced films.
In addition to his extensive production activities, AndrĂ©s Vicente GĂłmez is President of the Media Business School, one of the European Unionâ€™s centres of excellence in training and development under the MEDIA Plus Programme, as well as being a founding member of the distinguished Paris-based think tank Le Club des Producteurs EuropĂ©ens. He is a board member of the European Film Academy and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. On May 19th, 2003, he was appointed President of the International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF).
Isabel has been working at the Media Business School as Managing Director since 2000.
Nadine LuqueNadineâ€™s 20 year career in the film business covers international sales; feature film development; training (Media Business School (from 1992-1995) and as co-founder and managing director of Arista Story Editor Workshops (1995-1997); and production, as head of development and production at Andres Vicente Gomezâ€™s Lolafilms UK, the English language production division of Spainâ€™s leading independent production company.
As Vice President of Development and Production she oversaw development, finance and production of a slate of films including John Malkovichâ€™s critically acclaimed Â´The Dancer UpstairsÂ´ starring Javier Bardem and Laura Morante; Susan Seidelmanâ€™s Â´Gaudi AfternoonÂ´ with Judy Davis, Marcia Gay-Harden and Juliette Lewis; Manolo Gomez Pereiraâ€™s Â´The Three TenorsÂ´ with George Hamilton, Joe Mantegna and Danny Aiello; Fernando Truebaâ€™s Â´Shanghai SpellÂ´ and Â´RainÂ´, directed by Katherine Lindberg and executive produced by Martin Scorsese.
Between 2002 and 2010 Nadine produced and co-produced Gabrielle MuccinoÂ´s Â´Ricordati di MeÂ´ with Monica Bellucci and Laura Morante; Francois GirardÂ´s Â´SilkÂ´; Â´A Throw of the DiceÂ´ re-mastered with Nitin Sawhney and the London Symphony Orchestra; Michael RadfordÂ´s Â´La MulaÂ´; orchestrated the publication of Sudoku in Italy with Fandango Libri and created VOD channel Zini, for the distribution of independent films.Â
Nadine has served as a member of the jury of the Berlin based Nipkow Programme for 19 years, a programme dedicated to the support of European professionals working in filmed entertainment through grants, placements and training in Germany, and is a member of the European Film Academy.Â
In April 2011 Nadine was appointed Activities Director of the Media Business School.