Crédit photo: Elisenda Fontarnau
Alina Film was set up in 2008 at Geneva by Eugenia Mumenthaler and David Epiney. It specializes in art-house films, features, and international co-productions.
Their first feature film «Abrir puertas y ventanas», by Milagros Mumenthaler, won the Pardo d'oro as well as the Pardo for best actress and Fipresci Prize at Locarno 2011 and the Astor d'oro at Mar del Plata film festival.
Their documentary «The Laundry room», Floriane Devigne and Fred Florey won the Grand Prize SSR SRG at Visions du Réel 2014 (International compétition), and recently «A german youth» by Jean-Gabriel Périot opened the Panorama competition at Berlinale 2015
They present «La idea de un lago», by Milagros Mumenthaler in International competition in Locarno 2016, and recently Olga Baillif's first feature «Around Luisa» is presented in Competition at Mostra International Sao Paulo film festival in octobre 2017.
Eugenia Mumenthaler, got a mastery in Anthropology and a Master in cultural managment and policy. She works in the Etnography museum in Geneva and for several film festivals (Sitges, Filmets, Xinacitta). She is a EAVE 2011 graduate.
David Epiney, got an education in drawing and animation films. He first worked as a graphic designer at Atelier Pfund in Geneva and directed several animation films.
He was selected to be part of the “Producers on the move" programm 2012 during Cannes film festival.
They both codirected the animated documentary “Springtime in Sant Ponç” (Grand Prize and Best animation at Zinebi, Bilbao, awarded at Palm Spring, Animadrid, Valdivia, Arcueil…)
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