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Producer Profile: Jordi Llompart

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Production Company: Orbita Max
Occupation: Producer/Director

Award-winning Spanish filmmaker Jordi Llompart makes his large-format feature film debut with MYSTERY OF THE NILE, bringing to the production more than 20 years of experience as a director and producer for various cultural television programs and documentary films.

He has produced and directed such documentary series as The Vanishing Past and Nomads of the Human Condition, which both received international acclaim, and other documentaries such as Asha, daughter of Ganges and Water Stories.

Jordi started his professional career as a journalist, working in print media, radio and television. For more than 12 years he was director and anchorman of the most successful daily evening news program in Catalunya, Spain, and later produced and directed several weekly programs and documentary series for Televisió de Catalunya. He also wrote several press articles and books such as Human and Stars, a science book about the universe’s origins, species evolution and human challenges. He also directed a science book collection featuring topics on genetics, medicine, the environment, and the economy among other topics.

One of his passions is traveling around the world, especially North Africa and the Middle East region. Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are some of his favorite countries, and he has visited and filmed there many times. Llompart currently serves as founder and director of Orbita Max, a production company devoted to developing documentary and semi-documentary films in several mediums, including the IMAX format.

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