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
Beatriz Jarmela has a Master Degree in Cultural Practicies from FCSH - Nova University in Lisbon and is graduated in Translation at ISLA. She has been working in film production since 1990, as a freelance managing director in feature films, documentaries, TV films, TV series, and commercials. She worked with some of our most important directors, such as Rita Azevedo Gomes, João Pedro Rodrigues and João Mário Grilo. Beatriz has been part of the production departmet and teams of several Production Companies, as Ainmatógrafo - António da Cunha Telles , Madragoa - Paulo Branco ot D&D – Bruno Cerveira. Her experience in production extends to theatre, music concerts and events (EXPO’98). Between 2011 and 2014 she was the manager of Monumental and Nimas movie theatres, owned by Medeia Filmes. Since July 2015 she is working as managing director at C.R.I.M.
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).
Susanne Malorny graduated in Media Studies (M.A.) at the Braunschweig University of Arts and the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany in 2008 and made a post-graduation in Film Directing at ESTC Lisbon Film and Theatre School, Portugal in 2013. Since 2009, she is a permanent collaborator at C.R.I.M. Productions working in production, directing, editing and responsible for festival circuits. Her short documentaries "Santa Maria dos Olivais" and "Coisa de Alguém" were selected for several international and national film festivals.