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.