OUR TEAM

PRESIDENT OF THE FESTIVAL | SERGEI MIROSHNICHENKO

Laureate of the State prize of Russia, Honored art worker of Russia, Member of the presidential Council for culture and art of Russia, Member of public Council under the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, Director, producer, artistic Director of the Studio " Island". Soviet and Russian filmmaker and screenwriter, Honored art worker of Russia, Laureate of two State prizes of the Russian Federation.
Member of the presidential Council for culture and art of Russia.
Secretary of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia's documentary films, Professor of Russian state Institute of cinematography. Academician of the National Academy of cinematographic arts and Sciences of Russia, member of Russian television Academy "TEFI", member of the Russian Academy of cinema arts "Nika". Curator of the documentary program "Free thought" of the festival.

DIRECTOR | ANGELINA GOLIKOVA

2004-2008 Russian State Institute of cinematography (VGIK), directing Department of the feature film (workshop of V. I. Khotinenko, V. Fenchenko).
2002-present - writer, Director, Executive producer at Studio " Island".
Since 2006 is the Director of the documentary program "Free thought".
Since 2013 lecturer of the Institute of Cinematography.
The Director of such films as: "Russia: we are 25 years old", "Ring the world".
Multiple winner of the prize "Stalker" at the international festival of films about human rights.

PRODUCER | ANASTASIA BEZRUK

In 2013 she graduated from the economic faculty of southern Federal University, and immediately joined Russian State Institute of cinematography (VGIK), directing workshop under the leadership of S. V. Miroshnichenko, and S. L. Muzychenko.
During the training worked on such projects of the Studio "Island", as "Spirit in motion" (2014, dir. Sofia Geveyler) and "Bottom" (2017, dir. Sergey Miroshnichenko and angelinaGolikova) as assistant Director, as well as on the sets of various feature and documentary projects as a Director and Executive producer. The thesis "All on the tractor!" was included in the long list of awards "Golden eagle" in the nomination "Best documentary film".
2016, works with guests and participants of the documentary competition, and the festival of documentary program "Free thought".

CURATOR OF THE COMPETITIVE PROGRAM | MAYA KUZINA

Film curator, curator of special projects of the Center of documentary cinema.

CURATOR DOC.PROGRAMS | IRINA BELYH

Graduated from the linguistic faculty of the Moscow state linguistic University majoring in "Linguistics and intercultural communication" and ended director's courses of the New York film academy.
From 2005 to 2010 was engaged in procurement for distribution companies and TV channels.
From 2011 to 2014, program Director of the Festival of contemporary scientific movie "360" in the Polytechnic Museum.
Since 2014 program Director of the Festival of contemporary scientific movie "the FUNK".
In 2016, joined the team of the documentary competition of the festival and the program "Free thought".

CURATOR VR PROGRAMS | GEORGY MOLODTSOV

Russian film Director and producer, is an expert in the field of VR content.
In 2008 he graduated from the Russian State Institute of cinematography (VGIK), the workshop documentary film by Sergei Miroshnichenko.
In 2015 he received the degree of master of arts in film and video at the School of communication, American University (Washington, USA) on the Fulbright program. Georgy Molodtsov is one of the most famous Russian experts in the production of content 360, and in the organization of the VR measures under different film festivals.

Jury

ANNA CHURINA

Russian actress of stage and screen. Was born in the Sverdlovsk region, Sverdlovsk45 city (Lesnoy town).

She graduated from the faculty of foreign languages in Nizhny Novgorod, worked as a model in international agencies of France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and the USA. Anna Chirina began the career of actress with her debut in the Italian series "LA BANDA", directed by Claudio Fergasso, after that she entered VGIK (workshop of S. Solovyov, V. Mirzoyev, and V. Rubinchik), from which she graduated in 2006 with honors diploma in 2006.

The first Russian film was "Oligarch", directed by Pavel Lungin, in which she played the role of a journalist who accidentally saved the Vladimir Mashkov's character from the car bomb. Thesis role - Irina in the film "Signs of Love", directed by V. Mirzoev. Then there were shootings in series, feature films, participation in theater projects.

 

ALEXEY PETRUKHIN

Russian actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and writer. Was born in the Moscow region.

As a producer of the film company Russian Film Group, he produced a number of successful and grossing movies. The first pilot project of the company was the release of the documentary "Pankration", which collected the best fights of the World Pankration Championship, fights with no rules. The filmography contains many films. He is widely known as the producer of the film "Viy", the highest-grossing Russian film in 2014, the director of the film "Uchilka" (2015). He also has carried out several art-house projects, on which short films were based, later these films were successfully held at various film festivals.

 

HANS BLOCK (Germany)

German theater director, film director, screenwriter and musician. He studied music at the Berlin University of the Arts and theater directing at the Ernst Bush Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin.

n 2004, his play Austrian Psycho was awarded the prize for best performance at the Radikal Jung festival in Munich. Director and writer of The Cleaners documentary (2018). He works at the Laokoon studio with Moritz Rizevik, and their goal is to discover the "trojan horses" of our era. Their projects in various media formats are striking, complex narratives starting with an investigation

 

MORITZ RIESEWIECK (Germany)

German essayist, screenwriter, theater and film director. He studied theater directing at the Ernst Bush Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin.

In 2014, he directed the play by George Buchner Woyzeck in Mexico City. In 2016, he got an Elsa Neumann scholarship from the federal state of Berlin for innovative theater work. In the same year, he lectured on digital cleaning in Berlin Re:publica and at the "Berliner Theatertreffen" festival. His essay, Digital Dirty Work, was published by German "dtv" in 2017.

 

VICTOR KRAVCHENKO

Director, creator of Russia's first interactive series Digital Doctor. Was born in Rostov-on-Don. Lives in Moscow.

He studied at the Higher School of Economics, Alexander Mitta Film School and the MovieBand Laboratory. Together with his wife Victoria Kravchenko, he thought up and shot the short film Crazy Life about a man whose life becomes similar to Quentin Tarantinos films. After traveling to various film festivals with this film, Kravchenko came up with the idea of creating the "Digital Doctor" web series. The family founded the Wild Digital studio, which produces digital stories and advertising projects.