Agim Sopi

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He is born on 23.07.1956, in Prishtina / Kosovo. He attended the University of Zagreb (Croatia). He has graduated on the Academy of Arts, the branch of directing the film. He is the professor of The Film Theory in Faculty of Arts – Prishtina University.

F i l m o g r a p h y
The documentary films: The waiting (1980), The midnight guards (1981), Beyond the death (1999).

The feature films: The man of earth (1984), Anathema (2006), Agnus Dei (2012)

The Tv-films:
The Pelerine (1982),The flower of love (1988),
The Tower (1990). The autumn of roses (2000).

W. Mark Dendy

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Award-winning filmmaker and author W. Mark Dendy inherited his father’s love and ability for telling a good story. Dendy was born and raised in the Mississippi delta where storytelling abounds like fish frys and coon hunts. His films narratives bring both tears and laughter to the viewer, and his cinematic telling ability transports the viewer into the story. His creativity is fueled by quad, grande, extra hot, non-fat, no whip, white mochas.

In addition to being a filmmaker, Dendy is novelist and a marine biologist, and a former adjunct professor of biology and physics. He holds a B.S. in biological sciences, and an M.S. in life sciences.

Dendy loves the warm, sunny weather of San Jose del Cabo and is an avid scuba diver. When he’s not spending time with his wife on a sunny, sandy beach or cruising in his boat, he enjoys reading and and spoiling his two Chihuahua. His home is in Elk Grove, California where he spends many hours writing screenplays and novels.

Massimiliano Mauceri

Massimiliano Mauceri is a film director and screenwriter, born in Florence, Italy, in 1974.
In 1994 he wrote and directed his first short film, that won 6 official awards.
In 2003 he wrote and directed a short film entitled “Once Upon a Time a King”, which won 41 awards (17 first awards) and it was screened in 130 Film Festivals around the world.
Up to today he realized, as director and screenwriter, eight short films and he wrote three feature-length scripts. He won 78 awards (25 first awards) in Italy, Europe and United States.

Chotai Priya

Festival Photographer

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I am currently a Nutrition student of King’s College London, having studied a course in Professional Photography at the London School of Photography during my gap year. I have recently featured in the school’s exhibition and now work as a Freelance Photographer open to voluntary/unpaid work. Other hobbies include yoga, running and reading. https://www.flickr.com/photos/141571690@N03

Jelena Zlatkovic Velickovic

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Jelena Zlatkovic Velickovic is a costume designer who worked in theaters and film as a costume designer

but 2008 started to make documentary films as a director and producer

She is composing music and use it in her films

2010 her husband Sasa Velickovic joined as a big help and co director, camera and editor…

2014 was one of the judges for ‘’The Valley Film Festival’’ USA

Ed Surname

Ed Surname is an English comedian whose Grand Jury Award-nominated work involves psychoanalysis of why some humans feel compelled to perform comedy.

He created The StandUp SitDown radio show where he introspected with fellow comedians, the documentary movie Unsolicited Material (2016) was made from his 10000 home videos and his videoblogging series Laugh or Cry TV was a real-life sitcom with public interactions, exploring the illusion of fame in our society, the role of money in happiness and the personal cost of pursuing artistic ambition.

Bianca Howell

Bianca Howell is an Italian/American animator and a recent graduate of London’s Central Saint Martins, where she achieved a Masters Degree in Character Animation.
She has directed and animated two short films, and has worked in a team on a third one. Her film “Resilience” has obtained numerous festival nominations around the world.

Her hobbies include learning new languages, science fiction novels and playing the violin.

 

Anthony Hobbs

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Anthony Michael is a 10 year old actor, model, and as of 9 years old, an award winning filmmaker. Adamant about being an actor, Anthony enjoys new experiences, going to the movies, memorizing, acting, film making, traveling, basketball, baseball, soccer, chocolate, and potato chips.

http://www.anthony-michael.com/

Carlo Perassi

His previous shorts have been admitted to many festivals, among the international and national ones (Option, Hospĕs, Mēkhanē and Déjà Vu).

http://perassi.org/

 

Nathalie Giraud & Timothée Corteggiani

Nathalie and Timothée have been working together for several years after they met at film school in Paris.
They first effort together was a 1 minute film shot with an Iphone called “The Girl with the Red Balloons” who went on to win prizes and have been selected at different festivals worldwide.
They have just completed their first produced short movie called “The Other Night Factory”.

https://www.facebook.com/lulanlefilm

 

Marko Kacanski

Born in Novi Sad (Serbia), where he work and live. He graduated at the Art Academy in Novi Sad, the group for theater and film directing. Until now he succeeded in making five theater plays, more than 20, documentaries and the short movies. He is owner of ,,Minotaur Production” making independent films and other videos. From 2006 he is working like director on the Television of Vojvodina in Novi Sad where he directed more than 100 TV series.His occupations are film and digital visual effects (mostly Maya and Houdini) .

Worked for main TV stations: RTV,RTS and TV PINK like director, vfx artist and cinematographer.

His works are published in the leading 3d magazines and web sites.

He is looking for producers for the feature film based on Cervantes “Don Quixote”.

He did digital effects for 3 Feature movies
-Sharks Night
-6 Dark Days
-and for the Movie about Radivojke Korac “Zhucko”

Worked for studios
Crater
Chiron

For 12 years he is mentor at least one film workshop in a year. In Slovenia, Serbia and Austria.

Awards :
For ,,The swing never stops”
-First price in ,,Ljubljana film fest of independent film” 2004
– Second price in Mostar 2005(Bosnia) – short film festival
-Third price in Niš 2006 – film festival ,,Idea is important’’
– First price in Zagreb festival ,,Raf’’ 2007 for 3d animation ,,Hop Frog’’

More at:
http://www.markokacanski.com

Stewart Powers

I am currently a 2nd year student studying animation at UCA Farnham. Animation has been a passion of mine for a long time which has lead to me pursuing it as a career path. I have made 3 films to date. Fun at the fair (Whiteboard animation), The bear and the bird (After effects project) This was also a group project of which I was director. And Sky high (Whiteboard animation). These films can be viewed on my YouTube channel.https://www.youtube.com/user/spowers548/videos

Daina Papadaki

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Daina Papadaki is a Cypriot director/ producer. Born in Cyprus and from a young age Daina Papadaki loved the arts, especially cinema. Teenage years was a period of endless travelling in the world of films. Back then she discovers that films are a depiction of reality seen from different perspectives, a way to communicate visually with others. Later on she realizes that in filmmaking there is no line dividing what is “real” and what is “make believe”. Graduated with honors and a BA degree in Visual Communications from Hawaii Pacific University and an MFA (Masters in Fine Arts) in Motion Pictures Production/Directing from University of Miami. She was employed in the position of teaching assistant (for film production classes) at University of Miami. Since 2007 Daina is based in Cyprus, works in a local production studio where she professionally directs and produces TV commercials, corporate and music videos. Her short films Trapped Inside, Nightfall of Eden & 5 Ways 2 Die were selected and awarded in numerous International Film Festivals. Daina is currently the Secretary of the board of directors of the Directors Guild of Cyprus.

https://dainapapadaki.wordpress.com/

Stephen M. Hunt

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My short crime-drama “Early Release” was filmed by Emmy Award winning director Miguel Geurreiro and contnues to achieve in Film Festivals – “Best film”, Best Script”, Best Actress” etc.
I have 3 short scripts slated for 2016 production, I’ve optioned 2 feature screenplays and a 3rd is subject to a “Shopping Agreement”.
My feature and short screenplays have won first place in 24 screenplay contests and also achieved “official selection” status at over 60, world-wide film festivals.
I’m a playwright turning to film, most of my produced plays featured Royal Shakespeare Company actors / directors and include an award-winning UK tour.

Ileana Andrea Gómez Gavinoser

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Filmmaker, animator, writer, painter, cartoonist an photographer. Her shorts films were selected and screened in Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Venezuela, USA, Europe and India. Her short animated film“Birds” was awarded by Instituto Nacional del Cine (Incaa, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2012).CARACOLITO, LA ABEJA Y LA NIÑAKolkata International Wildlife & Environment Film Festival – India, OCTOBER 2015Award: Best Children ´s film 2015

http://www.ileanaaggavinoser.blogspot.com

Sukru Ozcevik

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Biography

My name is Sukru. August 27, 1988 I was born in Izmir Turkey. Anadolu University Photography and Videography department. In a 2 September 2014 “Film Workshop” I met with the cinema. The same art association in “Basic Photography” received training. At the same time, I continued to Guzelbahce Municipality Short Film Workshop course. I made an assistant to a photographer. Short films had the opportunity to work behind the camera. Inspired by the life of my father and he wrote my first screenplay, “String of the System” pulling the short film I dedicated my films my father. “String of the System” in Kenya, the United States, Malta and received official selection in India.

Filmography

“Uyurgezer” Short Film – 16 November 2014 – Assistant Camera

“ID” Short Film – 14 December 2014 – Assistant Director

“Sistemin Ipleri – String of the System” Short Film – 29 April 2015 – Director – Scriptwriter – Producer – Director of Photography

“Saat Kac” Short Film – 31 October 2015 – Assistant Director – Producer

http://www.izmirdesanat.org/iki-dusbazin-hikayesi/

Jared Goudsmit

Jared, a teen actor and director, is currently expanding his interests toward film. He now runs an amateur film company located in St. Louis.

 

Gökhan Yalçinkaya

He was born in İstanbul in 1987. He is from Diyarbakır. He didn’t complete his education at Ankara University and came back to İstanbul at 2009. He graduated from Sadri Alışık Academy departmant of cinema. He is still writing screenplays and making short films and feeding his cinema passion.
Filmography: Conscience(2011) Cacoon(2012) The Color of Violence is Deaf(2014)

Lino Palena

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Filmmaker, producer, multimedia artist, guerrilla marketing and new media expert, Lino Palena is a researcher of what is written between the lines.
Since years he worked as a theater director assistant, as a VJ and as director of either commercial and underground multimedia projects.
His filmography includes documentaries, short movies and countless clips.

http://linopalena.com/