The directors J.A. Moreno Amador and Silvia Venegas created the production company Making DOC in 2010 to discover and share real stories that listen and look into the eyes of the human being.
Our productions have participated in more than 500 international film festivals like Montreal Film Festival, CPH:DOX, Camerimage, Tampere Film Festival, DOC/Edge, Sheffield, Seattle, Busan, DocsDF, Encounters, Dok Leipzig, Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia and DocumentaMadrid.
Our films have received more than 100 awards including two Goya Awards for Best Documentary Short Film for “Walls” and “Our Life as Refugee Children in Europe”, one nomination in the same category for “Words of Caramel” and one candidature for “Where the Wind Takes Us”.
“Our Life as Refugee Children in Europe” is candidate for Oscar Award Best Documentary Short Subject.
The European Film Academy selected “Boxing for Freedom” for the European Film Awards for a Best Documentary. This film was nominated for the Cinematographic Writers Circle Medals and it received the Silver Biznaga Award in the Section of Affirming the Rights of Women at the Malaga Festival.
During this time we have received the support of the Ministry of Culture – ICAA, EUROPA CREATIVA, IBERMEDIA, the regional government of Extremadura and the regional government of Madrid. Furthermore, our films have been broadcast on television such as Movistar, Canal +, TVE or Canal Extremadura.
We are experts in telling real stories through documentary, fiction and animation.
We tell your story in any format and full end-to-end production.
HOW TO CREATE STORIES
We provide specialized training in documentary cinema and master class on our productions.
J.A. MORENO AMADOR
DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
He is a member of the European Film Academy and member of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain.
J.A. Moreno Amador has written and directed “Refuge”, “Where the Wind Takes Us”, “Words of Caramel”, “Kafana (Enough, Already!)”, “Boxing for Freedom”, “A Real Job”, “The Children of Mama Wata” and “Kosovo, the Last Scar of the Balkans”. He has produced “Walls” and “Our Life as Refugee Children in Europe”.
He has received the Reina Sofia Award for Social Communication and the Excellence Award granted by the Carlos III University of Madrid. He has studied Documentation, Script, Journalism and International Relations. He teaches classes in the Master of documentaries at UC3M and at the Lens School.
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SILVIA VENEGAS VENEGAS
DIRECTOR & PRODUCER
She is a member of the European Film Academy and the Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences. She is President of the Extremadura Film Academy.
Her productions have focused on social-themed documentaries such as “Our Life as Refugee Children in Europe”, Goya Award for Best Documentary Short Film, “Kafana (Enough, Already!)”, “Boxing for Freedom”, “Prescription Art” and “The Children of Mama Wata”.