Ignacio Sanchís has been Chief Commercial Officer at Hispasat since January of 2013. In this role, he is responsible for sales, marketing, client engineering and service quality at the Hispasat Group.
Before joining Hispasat, he spent five years as General Manager for Spain and Portugal of Nagravisión, leading development at this company and at affiliates of the Kudelski Group in the Iberian audiovisual market.
During the ten years prior to that, Ignacio worked at Philips, where he took on different responsibilities in the areas of sales and marketing of the Telecommunications and Consumer Electronics divisions.
Toward the end of his tenure at the company, he directed the business unit Philips Home Networks in Spain and Portugal, which encompasses Set-Top Box, telephony and network businesses.
| Film Producer
Edith Martínez Odriozola
Edith Martínez Odriozola
Edith started her professional career at the documentation centre of the Spanish Radio and Television Corporation in 1989. She went to the sports programmes area in 1994, to the news area in 1996, joined the editorial department of the programme Parliament (Parlamento) in 2012 and Weekly Report (Informe Semanal) in 2014.
In February 2016, she covered the 30th edition of the Goya Awards in a news report for Weekly Report (Informe Semanal). She has been in charge of the Culture and Society area at the Spanish Radio and Television Corporation since June 2016.
She has also worked for the European University by being involved in the Master’s Degree in Communications and Sports Journalism and for the University of the Basque Country when devising the Catalogue of National Monuments.She has a degree in History from the University of the Basque Country as well as studies of art, piano, law, information and documentation. She has published books and research articles: “The State-owned Public Television as an Essential Service” or “Historic and Artistic Heritage as a Tourist Resource”.
| Film Director
During his 15 years of professional career, he has held several positions , always linked with the Digital TV industry in companies such as Telefónica I+D, Ya.com, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson or Vodafone.
He is currently Senior Manager, Broadcast, OTT and Home Video at Dolby Laboratories, where he works with Broadcasters, Pay TV operators, film and audio-visual distribution companies to introduce Dolby’s technologies and solutions and to improve home entertainment experiences.
Guillermo is MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of La Laguna in Tenerife (Spain).
Ad Hoc Studios | Founder and Owner
Ad Hoc Studios Founder and Owner
Javier has 20 years’ experience as a professional in the sound post-production sector. He has worked in all areas of the audiovisual and sound post-production sector.
He has spent most of his career working for Sonoblok, which was once the most important cinematic sound company in Spain, and has held the positions of managing producer in Barcelona and Madrid, assistant to the artistic director, dubbing director, and manager of the Sonoblok delegation in Madrid.
In 2013 he was named general director of the company, a position he would hold until July 2014. In 2006, he founded the Spanish Federation of Dubbing and Soundtrack Recording Professionals (FEPRODO) and presided over this organization until 2013. This Federation brings together all art and technical associations in the dubbing sector, with 11,000 members.
In 2014, Javier Valdés became a founding partner of Ad Hoc Studios, an audiovisual post-production studio.
He is member of Spain’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, SGAE (Spanish General Society of Authors and Publishers) and AISGE.
Born in Barcelona in 1978, he is graduated in Humanities from Pompeu Fabra University and Master in Publishing by the New York University. He began his career as director of the digital content publishing La Esfera de los Libros.
From 2004 to 2007 he was in charge of the digital editions of the cinema magazines Fotogramas, Qué leer and Clío. Today he leads Virtual Content S.L., company dedicated since 2008 among other things to produce films through the talent search platform CINE365 FILM.
Cine365 FILM is a film production company and talent search platform whose main objective is to select new directors, who have directed short films, in order to produce them a feature film.
Miguel Ángel Doncel
SGO | CEO
Miguel Ángel Doncel
Computer Engineering (Polytechnic University of Madrid) specialized in the application of information technology in the audiovisual sector, he has worked in development, counseling and consulting for 20 years, collaborating in defining solutions and implementing workflows for companies such as SKY, Molinare, BTV, Videomedia, DGT, and TV3.
He currently heads SGO, the Spanish audiovisual company, developing software for film, advertising and television. Mistika is SGO’s standout product as a leader in finishing and stereoscopic postproduction.
SGO has distribution channels in 17 countries, and customers such as Park Road Post, Thomson Technicolor, AXN, Fox, SKY, ESPN, RTS, RTM, & Dasswerk, and Spanish companies like Telemadrid, TV3, Mediapro, Vocento, & People TV.
The technology developed by SGO has been used in over 50 productions, most notably The Hobbit (Peter Jackson), Star Trek (JJ Abrahams), TinTin: Secret of the Unicorn (Steven Spielberg), Prometheus (Ridley Scott), The Amazing Spiderman (Marc Webb), The Great Gatsby (Baz Luhrmann), All you need is kill (Doug Liman), etc.