PRESIDENT OF THE FESTIVAL | SERGEI MIROSHNICHENKO
Laureate of the State Prize of the Russian Federation, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, member of the Presidential Council for Culture and Art of the Russian Federation, member of the Public Council under the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, director, producer, artistic director of the Ostrov Studio. Soviet and Russian documentary film director and screenwriter, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. Secretary of the Union of Cinematographers of Russia for documentary films, professor at Russian State University of Cinematography. Academician of the National Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Russia, member of the Academy of Russian Television TEFI, Academician of the Russian Academy of Cinematic Arts Nika. Curator of the documentary program Free Thought of the Moscow International Film Festival.
DIRECTOR | ANGELINA GOLIKOVA
From 2004 to 2008 - VGIK, faculty of direction of feature films (workshop under the direction of V.I. Khotinenko and V.A. Fenchenko).
From 2002 to the present - scriptwriter, director, executive producer at the Ostrov Studio.
Since 2006 - the director of the documentary program Free Thought at the Moscow International Film Festival.
Since 2013 - an installation teacher at VGIK.
Director of such films as: "Russia: We Are 25", "Meeting".
Multiple winner of the Stalker Prize at the International Human Rights Film Festival.
PRODUCER | ANASTASIA BEZRUK
In 2013 she graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the Southern Federal University, after which she immediately entered the VGIK, in the workshop for directors under the direction of S.V. Miroshnichenko and S.L. Muzychenko.
During her studies, she worked on such projects of the Ostrov Studio as "Spirit in Motion" - 2014, director: Sofia Geveiler - and "Bottom" - 2017, directors: Sergei Miroshnichenko and Angelina Golikova - as an assistant director. Also she worked as a director and executive producer on the set of various fiction and documentary projects. Thesis "Everybody goes to tractor!" entered the long list of the Golden Eagle award in the Best Non-Fiction Film category.
Since 2018 - producer of United Media Group LLC, «Russia1» TV channel.
CURATOR VR PROGRAMS | GEORGY MOLODTSOV
Russian director and producer, expert in the field of VR content.
In 2008 he graduated from the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK), Sergei Miroshnichenko's non-fiction film workshop.
In 2015 he was awarded a Master of Arts in Film and Video by the School of Communications of the American University (Washington, USA) under the Fulbright program. Georgii Molodtsov is one of the most famous specialists in Russia both in the production of 360 ° content and in organizing VR events within the framework of various film festivals.