director of the film "#Female Pleasure". Born 1970 in Zurich, Switzerland, Barbara Miller holds a first degree in law and an undergraduate degree in film studies, philosophy and psychology from the University of Zurich. As an assistant director and editing assistant she worked on Christian Frei’s documentary "War Photographer" for two years. Since has been a freelance documentary filmmaker since 2001.
The director of "The Time Of Forests". He studied anthropology and political science. He works and lives in the center of France. Acouphènes (White noise, 2004), L'initiation (Initiation, 2008), Au nom du coach (The coach machine, 2012), La chasse au Snark (The hunting of the Snark, 2013), Des bois noirs (2016).
producer of the film "Piano to Zanskar". Jarek Kotomski is an internationally renowned photographer working across commercial and editorial fields. Frequently commissioned by the biggest-selling polish travel magazine ‘Podroze’, he travelled all over the world and published photo essays accompanied with his own copy visiting Chernobyl, Mongolia, Siberia, Israel, Colombia, Mexico to name just few. “Piano to Zanskar” is his debut feature film, but as the co-founder of Between Friends he has over three years of experience in the production of commercial videos and musical documentaries, his latest project being “Scriabin in the Himalayas” (currently in post-production), which became the highest publicly attended piano concert in history.
Co-director of the film "Anthropocene: The Human Epoch". Jennifer Baichwal has been directing and producing documentaries for over 20 years. Her films have played all over the world and won multiple awards nationally and internationally, including an International Emmy, three Gemini Awards and Best Cultural and Best Independent Canadian Documentary at Hot Docs, for features such as Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles, The Holier It Gets, Act of God, and Payback. Manufactured Landscapes won, among others, a Genie, TIFF’s Best Canadian Film and Al Gore’s Reel Current Award. It played theatrically in over 15 territories worldwide, and was named as one of “150 Essential Works In Canadian Cinema History” by TIFF in 2016. The feature documentary Watermark premiered at TIFF 2013, and won the Toronto Film Critics Association prize for Best Canadian Film. It has since been released in eleven countries.
Protangonist of the film "Shooting the Mafia” by Kim Longinotto. Letizia Battaglia is one of Italy’s preeminent photographers. Her black-and-white documentation of the violence of the Sicilian mafia served to starkly illuminate the brutality of those times and shattered the romantic image of the mafia. "Shooting the Mafia" is a multifaceted portrait of the famous Italian artist.
director of the film "Piano to Zanskar". Michal Sulima is a self-taught filmmaker born in Poland. He began his professional career as a photographer in commercial and fashion sector but quickly moved on to pursue filmmaking. Michal graduated in Photography from University of the Arts London with a short film that shortlisted to the best of the show and made an official selection at the London Short Film Festival, among others. Since then, he has built a growing portfolio of short commercials and moved on to shoot and direct his first feature-length documentary, establishing himself as an up-and-coming cinematographer and filmmaker.
The director of "In Touch". Born in 1981, graduated from the the Łódź National Film School and from the Wajda School in Warsaw. He also has a Master's in Sociology. Short documentary and fiction films he made so far received wide publicity at numerous film festivals around the world and got many prestigious awards. His documentary "Rogalik" got a nomination in 2012 at IDFA. His "In Touch" received Special Jury Award at IDFA in 2018.
Director and writer of the film „Soyalism”. Stefano Liberti is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. He is a contributor to many European magazines, such as Internazionale and Al Jazeera English. In 2008 he wrote the book “A sud di Lampedusa” which was awarded the “Indro Montenelli prize” for writing. As a filmmaker, he has directed many movies, both for the television and for the cinema, such as “Closed sea” (2012, co-directed with Andrea Segre) on migration through the Mediterranean.
The director of "Easy Love". He was born in 1976 in Bonn Bad Godesberg. He apprenticed as a chimney sweeper and alternative practitioner before working as event manager in the insider-club ‘‘Stecken’’ in Cologne. Following this he became artistic assistant to Prof. Marcel Odenbach for 6 years. He then studied film at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. Since 2011 he has been working as artist and director, and is the main care taker of his three children.