Located in Bolinas, California, Metabolic Films is dedicated to developing and producing contemplative films that explore the complex landscapes we inhabit through stories of inquiry and interconnection.
Director, Writer, Producer
Jeff Warrin is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer and installation artist based in Bolinas, CA. His work is concerned with the reciprocity between human perception and the landscapes we inhabit. As a member of the cinema collaborative, Silt, he co-created a body of work that explored both the intimate and expansive potentialities of the projected image. He has presented work at the Sundance Film Festival, the Whitney Biennial, the New York MoMA, the San Francisco MoMA, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the San Francisco International Film Festival, where he has twice received a Golden Gate Award.
Marialidia Marcotulli is a producer, entrepreneur, curator, and art collector. Born in Rome, Italy and raised in Venezuela, she comes from a long heritage of artistic expression and cultural diversity. She has founded several art and technology companies and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Ecopsychology, with a focus on the human relationship with water. She is also an advisor to the Earth Charter Institute in San José, Costa Rica.
CO-WRITER, MUSIC COMPOSER, CREATIVE PARTNER
Born in San Francisco, California, Christian Farrell has been living in Cesky Krumlov in South Bohemia, Czech Republic since 2005. As a member of the cinema collaborative, Silt, Christian's films, installations, and performances have been shown throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia at venues including the Whitney Biennial, Sundance Film Festival, New York MoMA, San Francisco International Film Festival, and the Rotterdam Film Festival. He holds degrees in both Film and Philosophy/Religion and has taught courses in “Alchemy and Cinema” and “Cinema of the Wild” at both the San Francisco Art Institute and FAMU International, in Prague.