Zuzana Gindl-Tatárová

dramaturgist, screenwriter, publicist and teacher

She graduated FAMU in Prague where she studied film and television screen writing and dramaturgy. She was part of a new generation of screenwriters and dramaturgs in the 80’s who were working in the Koliba Movie Studio. She also did writing for the television and radio in Bratislava and twelve feature films. Among her most noticeable works are dramaturgy for the movie “Ride Full of Pain” (1985) directed by Stanislav Párnický, “I’m sitting on a branch and Enjoying myself” (1989) directed by Juraj Jakubisko, “Flight of the Concrete Pidgeon” (1990) directed by Vlado Balca and “Neha” (1991) directed by Martina Šulík. She also led a criticism and creativity seminar on the Movie and Television faculty of VŠMU in Bratislava. WIKIpedia

Bettina Hejüsz

cinematographer

Betti Hejüsz – is a cinematographer, studied filmmaking in Budapest at the H.S.C. Filmschool, then got an MA degree at the Metropolitan University in 2016. She has co-photographed the film It’s Not the Time of My Life (directed by Szabolcs Hajdu) which won the Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2016. Last year she made Crossroads (a short with young director Flora Chilton) which is in competition at Jameson CineFest this year. Beside making films, she’s also working on commercials as a d.o.p. Since 2019 she’s a lecturer at Eszterházy Károly University in directing of photography.

Krzysztof Sienkiewicz

culture promoter

Energetic promoter of Polish culture. He is an organizer and coordinator of Film Podlasie in Attack! Reloaded, a project that helps promote films and film-makers from the Podlachian region of Poland. He works for the Bialystok Cultural Center where he runs and organizes festivals such as the ZUBROFFKA International Short Film Festival and the Underground/Independent. He is co-organizer and tutor of several film workshops and youth exchange programs with Ukraine, The Czech Republic, Georgia and Poland as well as hundreds of film screenings in Europe. Additionally,as independent filmmaker he is the co-author of shorts ( last one is: Krańce świata – człowiek ryba/The ends of the world – fishman ) and documentaries ( last one is: Tandemem przez pogranicze/Tandem in borderland). In free time involved in activity of community Podlasie Makes Me Happy that promotes creative people and films from Podlasie/Poland the Eastern side of Poland and Europe. Fan of the borderlands and the ends of the world with all their possibilities.

Filip Kršiak

producer, film critic

Author of the educational projects Cinema Studies or Borders of Film, co-author of Aertěk. He wrote about interviews with filmmakers for Aktuálně.cz and editor for Dokrevue. He acted as a member of the Group for Education for the Ministry of Culture in the Czech Republic and as a support sponsor of the movie education on the Summer Film School. He also led the promotion for the International Documentary Movie Festival Jihlava and the online platform DAFilms. He is the Chairman of the Association Krutón z.s.where he led the alternative movie distribution Gottland, FC Roma or Vienna Calling. Creator of the project Krutónpolis, a place for meetings of professionals and viewers for regular discussions and projections. Leads the science festival Young Film Fest for a third year and is the director of the ELBE DOCK Festival – Pavel Koutecky Award.