FROM BARCELONA, MADRID AND NY OFFICES WE PRODUCE FOR INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCES
Sound and Fury
Álvaro Brechner (Montevideo) and Adrià Monés (Barcelona) launched Sound and Fury to produce high-end films and TV Series for the international market. Álvaro is a writer-director and producer which latest films have been in Cannes (Semaine de la critique). Adrià has produced 8 films including the latests Jaume Balagueró films (REC, MUSE) and the Spanish hit 100 METROS, starring Dani Rovira and Karra Elejalde. Coproducing with talent across the world is the plan for S&F.
'LIFE'S BUT A WALKING SHADOW, A POOR PLAYER THAT STRUTS AND FRETS HIS HOUR UPON THE STAGE AND THEN IS HEARD NO MORE: IT IS A TALE TOLD BY AN IDIOT, FULL OF SOUND AND FURY, SIGNIFYING NOTHING.'
WE WELCOME DIRECTORS, WRITERS AND PRODUCERS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE
Born in Barcelona, and with a background in Business and Audiovisuals (EAVE, MBS), Adrià has 15 years of experience in the production and acquisitions of films, TV series and documentaries (Canal +, Produce +…).
As Executive Producer in Filmax, Adrià produced eight films, most of them in the English language for global audiences. Films like MUSE, Jaume Balagueró’s supernatural thriller starring Franka Potente & Christopher Lloyd recently filmed in Ireland, Belgium and Spain, or Marcel Barrena’s 100 METROS, starring Dani Rovira, one of the top Spanish box office hits in Spain in 2016. He also produced the latest film in the REC franchise, grossing more than 40M$ worldwide as the top non-English language horror franchise.
Adria’s passion is to find amazing stories and help make them happen. Like in one of his most personal productions DIMANCHE À BRAZZAVILLE documentary, filmed in Congo.Imdb Linkedin
PARTNER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR
Born in Montevideo, he lives in Madrid since 1999. Alvaro’s feature debut, Mal día para pescar (Bad Day to go Fishing) was selected in competition at the 48th International Critic’s Week of Cannes Film Festival, received over 30 awards and participated in 60 International Festivals. It was released in many countries (including Spain, France, Greece, United States, Poland). It was also Uruguay’s Oscar candidate.
His second feature, Mr.Kaplan (Spain-Germany-Uruguay), was part of the Cannes Cinefondation Atelier and Torino Film Lab selection, and has been sold internationally by Memento Films for distribution over 25 countries. It was also Uruguayan’s Oscar candidate for Best Foreign Film, and received a nomination as Best Iberoamerican Movie for Spanish Goya Awards among others.
Alvaro has also directed several documentaries and three Short Films selected in more than 140 International Film Festivals. He also received the National Literature Award by the Uruguayan Ministry of Culture (1999).Imdb
Gabi, a graduate from New York Film Academy’s (NYFA) “Evening Film Producing Curriculum,” is a recognized expert in the fields of Psychiatry and Advertising. His professional background affords him a unique understanding of people’s emotions, desires, passions, and needs. As Creative Consultant, his perspective contributes to Sound and Fury’s creation of content that is provocative as well as touching.
Sound and Fury Films
Barcelona / Madrid / New York