Joana Ferreira was born in Lisbon in 1973. She is managing director and producer at C.R.I.M. She studied Anthropology at Lisbon's Universidade Nova. She has been working in film production of prestigious Portuguese fiction feature films since 1998. She developed and financed cinema projects as a production manager. Among the directors with whom she has worked are Manoel de Oliveira, João César Monteiro, João Canijo, João Botelho, Raoul Ruiz, Teresa Villaverde, Paulo Rocha, Catarina Ruivo, Miguel Gomes and Marco Martins. Since 2006 she has been working as a full-time producer and managing director at C.R.I.M. with a special focus on fiction features.
Isabel Machado was born in Lisbon in 1974 and is one of C.R.I.M.'s directing managers and producer. She has a degree in Communication Design from the Lisbon University. She studied Visual Arts at Maumaus School of Photography. Since 2002 she is a full time producer of films and artistic projects. Finalist of the workshops in development and production of films EAVE 2005 and documentaries EURODOC 2008, she is now doing her PhD on Performing Arts and Moving Images at the University of Lisbon. She is responsible for the development, production and distribution of institutional videos, documentary and fiction films and visual art projects in C.R.I.M.
Christine Reeh is a German film producer and director, as well as a media philosopher, living in Lisbon and Karlsruhe, Germany. She is a lecturer at Peter Behrens School of Arts, Düsseldorf, project manager at the ZKM Karlsruhe and associate researcher and PhD fellow at Centro de Filosofia, Faculty of Letters of the Lisbon University. Christine has graduated in film direction at the Portuguese National Filmschool ESTC and holds a M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Lisbon. She has specialized in creative documentaries through international workshops (Visions, Journeyman, EDN). She has worked since 2000 in film editing and since 2003 in production and development of films (mainly documentaries and visual arts) at C.R.I.M. She also has directed several artistic documentaries, critically acclaimed and awarded. www.christinereeh.de
Sara Caixinhas was born in Lisbon in 1976. Since 2008 she has been the accountant manager and a production assistant at C.R.I.M. She studied Film at the National Portuguese Filmschool ESTC, specializing in Production (1994/97). She has 15 years of experience in production, working in cinema and television projects, as production assistant and/or production accountant, for movies, programs and commercials, and also as producer manager in a TV Channel (2002/2007).
Sofia de Sousa was born in Lisbon in 1979. She studied Communication Sciences at Lisbon’s Universidade Nova (FCSH), specializing in Cinema and Audiovisuals. She has been working mainly as production coordinator in cinema and television projects, teaming up since 2002 with several Portuguese film production companies. Sofia collaborates with C.R.I.M. since 2017.
Matilde Menezes Ferreira has a post-graduation degree in Physical Theatre from London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA), U.K. 2010 and graduated in Theatre Studies (BA) at Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2015. Specialized in production and applied theatre studies, she has worked in TV series and documentaries as a producer and presenter. Matilde collaborates with C.R.I.M. since 2017.