Mila Turajlić 

Mila Turajlić je režiserka dokumentarnih filmov, ki se je v svet filma prebila z dokumentarnim filmom Cinema Komunisto. Film je svojo svetovno premiero doživel na filmskem festivalu IDFA, po svetu pa je uspel osvojiti 16  prestižnih filmskih nagrad, med katerimi gre izpostaviti predvsem nagrado Gold Hugo na Chicago International Film Festivalu 2011 in FOCAL za ustvarjalno uporabo arhivskih posnetkov. S svojim zadnjim filmom Druga stran vsega (Druga strana svega, 2017) je naredila zgodovinski korak za srbsko sodobno kinematografijo, film pa je na festivalu IDFA osvojil nagrado za najboljši film. Kot mentorica vodi delavnice samoprodukcije na Balkanskem dokumentarnem centru v Bolgariji, ter delavnice za ustvarjalno uporabo arhivskih posnetkov pri Archidocu (La Fémis, Francija). Kot gostujoča predavateljica je predavala na UCL univerzi v Londonu, na univerzi Sorbonne v Parizu, Univerzi Michigan, ter na ameriških univerzah Yale in Harvard.

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Mila Turajlić is a documentary filmmaker born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Mila’s debut documentary film is Cinema Komunisto, premiered at IDFA and the Tribeca Film Festival, and went on to win 16 awards including the Gold Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival in 2011, and the FOCAL Award for Creative Use of Archival Footage. Her most recent film The Other Side of Everything was premiered at the Toronto IFF in 2017, and went on to win 20 awards including the prestigious IDFA Award for Best Documentary Film. The film was HBO Europe’s first co-production with Serbia, and had a record-breaking theatrical release. Mila teaches workshops in self-producing at the Balkan Discoveries (by Balkan Documentary Center, Bulgaria) and on archive use in creative documentaries at Archidoc (by La Fémis, France). She has been a guest lecturer at UCL (London), Sorbonne (Paris), University of Michigan, Yale and Harvard.

 

Varja Močnik

Varja Močnik je končala študij filmske in TV režije na ljubljanski AGRFT, ki je po študiju skoraj desetletje delala na nacionalni televiziji in v okviru RTV posnela tudi svoj prvi celovečerec Bankirke (2007), ki ga opisuje kot »film o dolgčasu«. Naslednji celovečerni film je posnela celo desetletje kasneje, a film Glasba je časovna umetnost 2, LP film Buldožer: Pljuni istini u oči (2017) ji je na 20. Festivalu slovenskega filma prinesel nagrado vesna za najboljši dokumentarni film. Danes dela kot urednica filmskega programa za Slovensko Kinoteko, ter kuratorka filmskega programa na festivalu Kino Otok – Isola Cinema, v delovanje katerega je vpeta že od njegovih začetkov.

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Varja Močnik graduated from film and TV directing at AGRFT Ljubljana, and dedicated her life to film. For several years, she worked as an assistant, tone or image recorder and editor for various programmes on national TV channel. Varja soon began with translating and writing texts about film, and started participating in Slovenian Cinematheque. Since the begining of the festival Kino Otok, she has been participating in various roles, in recent years as the program editor and film selector. Lately, she has been working as program editor in Slovenian Cinematheque.

 

Harold Apter

Harold Apter je večkrat nagrajeni televizijski scenarist, režiser, producent in predavatelj. Kot scenarist je zaslužen za številne ameriške televizijske oddaje, med katerimi najdemo tudi Star Trek: Next GenerationWalker, Texas Ranger in The Golden Girls. O pisanju scenarija za televizijo je predaval na USC School of Cinematic Arts, Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts in FAMU v Pragi na Češkem. Trenutno je izvršni producent in glavni scenarist za The Lynching, osem-epizodno dramsko serijo za Češko televizijo in mrežo ARTE v Franciji in Nemčiji.

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Harold Apter is an award winning writer, producer, director and educator. He has written for many U.S. television shows including Star Trek: Next GenerationWalkerTexas Ranger, and The Golden Girls. He has taught writing for screen and television at USC School of Cinematic Arts, Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts and FAMU in Prague, Czech Republic. Currently, he is the show runner for The Lynching, an original eight-episode drama series for Czech Television and the ARTE network in France and Germany.