All posts by cristinabalduin

WILD GIBRALTAR, PALEARTIC FILMS

ROLE: Reversioning editor

FORMAT: Reversioning for the International Market, 1 x 52’, HD and 4K

COMMISSIONER: Paleartic Films 

REVERSIONING PRODUCER: TVF International

SYNOPSIS: Wild Gibraltar is a spectacular wildlife documentary featuring the varied and colourful animals which inhabit the border between Africa and Europe. On land and at sea, watch predators big and small wage age-old battles with nature and man. 

Originally produced by Paleartic Films in Spain, the documentary has been later on reversioned for the International Market by TVF International. 

HIGHLIGHTS: Apparently, censorship applies to animals as well, some of them don’t fit in the International market…but the cameleon will keep hissing at its preys!

THE GAMITANA DREAM, INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION

ROLE: Offline editor, Shooting Producer, Director

FORMAT: Short documentary, 1 x 9’, HD

COMMISSIONER: Inter-American Foundation 

SYNOPSIS: The Gamitana Dream is the first of two short documentaries I created for the N.G.O. Tacif in the Peruvian Amazon. In 5 chapters, it tells the inspiring success story of 17 low-income families that started their first small business and became entrepreneurs.

HIGHLIGHTS: Persuade the locals to be interviewed, then explain them I wasn’t looking for yes-no answers but for articulated ones. 

MAMBA TATTOO, DEVOTION DIGITAL MAGAZINE

ROLE: Offline editor & GFXs

FORMAT: Short documentary, 1 x 2’, HD

COMMISSIONER: Devotion Digital Magazine

SYNOPSIS: This short documentary, created for the indie magazine Devotion, showcases the tattoo designs and artwork of the Catalan artist Mamba Marta. 

With a fifties, American drive-in feel, just about tattoos that rock!

HIGHLIGHTS: Fast Intercutting the tattooing process with arty drawings and that cool, bluesy rhythm.

REQUIEM FOR A FIGHTER, EMPIRE PRODUCTIONS

ROLE: Offline editor & Colourist

FORMAT: Film Trailer, 1 x 2’, 4K

DIRECTOR: Danny Patrick 

SYNOPSIS: Requiem for a Fighter is an innovative tale of family and unlicensed boxing in a close-knit Irish town. Kim Kold from Fast and Furious plays Lucas, a former Danish Army Officer who travels to Ireland to clear up the details of his estranged son’s death. This journey will lead him to discover unknown sides of his son’s life, build new bonds and fight for his son owns convictions.

HIGHLIGHTS: Outline a plot rich of storylines in just 2 minutes, showcasing a variety of dramatic moods, keeping at the same time the rhythm engaging and the story real.

KATIA, BS PRODUCTIONS

ROLE: Offline editor and colourist

FORMAT: Short film, HD, 1 x 11′

DIRECTOR: Alfonso Sáenz

SYNOPSIS: Katia is a thriller short film set in a post-apocalyptic era.

Official selection at New Authors Section, Sigtes International Film Festival.

HIGHLIGHTS: Recreating the dark, slow tone of a post nuclear world.

TIMEWAVES, CRISTINA BALDUIN STUDIO

ROLE: Offline editor, producer

FORMAT: Short Film, 1 x 2’30”, HD

DIRECTOR: Cristina Balduin

SYNOPSIS:  Timewaves is an experiment, a trip down memory lane. A visual poem about childhood through the waves of past memories and poetess Sara Teasdale’s evocative words.

Shot in the incredible location of Supe, Peru.

HIGHLIGHTS: Getting inspired by the landscape and envisioning the film right on location.