Dance Lesson

A journey to rediscover the joy of dancing

Fiction short-film – 11 minutes – 2015

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Nada

A story about grief, through the eyes of Matías and his mom.

El Yaque Town of Champions

Four windsurfers dream of winning the Windsurfing World Championship and becoming heroes

Feature documentary – Directed by Javier Chuecos – 72 minutes – 2013

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A tus espaldas

“Behind Your Back”

is the story of Jorge Chicaiza Cisneros (Jordi), a young man working at a bank in Quito and whose main concern in life is to forget and hide his humble origins

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Welcome to TFM* Studio

The Filmmaker Studio, C.A

Established in Caracas, Venezuela, since May 2008.

Filmography

  • Dance Lesson (2015) directed by Joaneska Grössl.
    Fiction short-film. 11 minutes. HD / DCP.
    Produced by The Filmmaker Studio.
  • El Yaque Town of Champions (2013) directed by Javier Chuecos.
    Feature documentary . 72 minutes. HD / 35mm-DCP.
    Joaneska Grössl (TFM* Studio) is involved as Executive Producer
  • Nada (2012) directed by Gigi Romero.
    Fiction short-film. 12 minutes. Super 16mm/35mm.
    Joaneska Grössl (TFM* Studio) is involved as Producer.
  • A tus espaldas (2011) directed by Tito Jara.
    Feature film. 85 minutes. HD / 35mm.
    A coproduction between Ecuador and Venezuela (TFM* Studio).

Filmography

  • Dance Lesson (2015) directed by Joaneska Grössl.
    Fiction short-film. 11 minutes. HD / DCP.
    Produced by The Filmmaker Studio.
  • El Yaque Town of Champions (2013) directed by Javier Chuecos.
    Feature documentary . 72 minutes. HD / 35mm-DCP.
    Joaneska Grössl (TFM* Studio) is involved as Executive Producer
  • Nada (2012) directed by Gigi Romero.
    Fiction short-film. 12 minutes. Super 16mm/35mm.
    Joaneska Grössl (TFM* Studio) is involved as Producer.
  • A tus espaldas (2011) directed by Tito Jara.
    Feature film. 85 minutes. HD / 35mm.
    A coproduction between Ecuador and Venezuela (TFM* Studio).

Other projects

Sembrando Cine

An incubator for film projects in alliance with the French Embassy of Venezuela.

In it´s first edition on april 2010, 7 film scripts were selected to receive consulting from Isabelle Huiges, from ARTE France.

The worshop took place in the Monteavila University.

The projects selected were:

  • Carwash – by Alexandra Henao
  • Diarios de la virginidad perdida – by María Inés Calderón
  • Las almas – by Olga Fajardo
  • La casa del fin de los tiempos – by Alejandro Hidalgo
  • La duda – by Solveig Hoogesteijn
  • Nahiwaká – by Mario Crespo and Isabel Lorenz
  • Se ruega no enviar flores – by Néstor Garrido

The jury was composed by Rodolfo Cova (Factor RH Producciones), Abdel Guerere (former President of National Film Board of Venezuela), cultural journalist Nerea Dolara, writer and journalista Ana García Julio, screenwriter Caque Armas, short-filkmmaker Gigi Romero, Joaneska Grössl in representation of TFM Studio and writer / scritp consultant based in Barcelona (Spain) Ana María Vargas.

The 2nd edition took place on April 2011, in the National Film School of Caracas, ENC, by his initials in spanish. A Workshop in Film direction with Guy Jacques, Film director and lectorer at La Femis and L´eicar, the most pretigious film schools in París, France.

The 3rd edition took place on July 2012, in the National Film School of Caracas, ENC, by his initials in spanish. A Workshop in Film production with Samuel Chauvain, french producer involved in Latin American coproductions such as “Melaza” by Carlos Lechuga (Cuba, Panamas and France).

Revista SeMueve. (Audiovisual Magazine)

Four editions produced by CNAC (National Autonomus Film Center of Venezuela).

The National Autonomus Film Center, CNAC, by his initials in spanish invite to Joaneka Grössl and her team at The Filmmaker Studio to edit this corporate magazine about Venezuelan audiovisual scene.

We worked together during four editions during 2012.

seMueve 06 – NUEVOS ROSTROS DEL CINE VENEZOLANO

seMueve 07 – JOHN PETRIZZELLI Y HERNÁN JABES

seMueve 08 – MÚSICA EN EL CINE

seMueve 09 – TALENTOS EMERGENTES

About Us

The Filmmaker Studio is a caracas-based film production company founded in May of 2008.

Joaneska Grössl is a Venezuelan filmmaker, who is devoted to the screenwriting (“Box 25”, “Moon´s cheese”) and film production (“El Yaque, Town of Champions”, “A tus Espaldas”). She counts with a Master for Cinema and television writing at the University Autonoma of Barcelona (Spain) and with an European Máster on Audiovisual Management from the Media Business School.

Grössl wrote and directed her first short film: “Dance Lesson: The Body Call” a fiction story with experimental cut inspired on Sonia Sanoja, a dancer, choreographer and a pioneer of contemporary dance in Latin America. Currently, she is working in the development for “Ligera de equipaje“ (She travels light”), a project that comes with support from the CNAC and the Ibermedia Program.

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