Kralevski Goce (Macedonia)
Producer and editor, founder of the production company DNF Films. Goce has a ten year experience working as an editor and producer in film studios, TV, marketing agencies, as well as working as an independent producer. Goce has produced several feature (“Children of the Sun”, “Mocking of Christ”) and short films, fiction and documentaries, which screened at many film festivals. He is currently engaged in the postproduction of his latest film “Sabattier Effect”. Goce holds a BA in Editing from the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Macedonia and is currently enrolled in postgraduate studies for Editing as Audiovisual Aesthetic concept. Goce has enrolled in many workshops and programs like Sarajevo Talent Campus, Focal Programs and many more.
Leonid Grigurko Леонид Григурко (Россия)
Director from Saint-Petersburg. His film’s «Head over heels» World premier took place at the International Space Station, and Russian premier — at the SPIFF 2017. Leonid won several awards of international festivals, including Main DepicT Award of ENCOUNTERS (UK). Participated in International Film Festival Rotterdam: IFFR 2019.
John Currie (UK)
John is Producer at the award winning Arrondissement Films (Go With God, Lucidity & Hard Shadow) and Founder and Director of the Beeston Film Festival. The festival is the top ranked UK Festival on FilmFreeway’s Best Reviewed Festivals. This international short film festival attracts global attention and has spent the past 7 years forging strong bonds between local community and international filmmakers.His other film festival jury experience includes the Formosa Festival of International Filmmakers in Taiwan, the BUT Festival in Holland, and American Golden Picture International Film Festival in Florida, USA.
Никита Ордынский Nikita Ordynsky (Россия)
Nikita Ordynsky was born in Moscow in 1992. In 2010 he entered the faculty of directing at MITRO, workshop of Dmitry Talankin. The first works as a director-producer and screenwriter of the short films «On his own wave» and «Gorbatov: dragged, drags and will drag!» The paintings took part in many Russian and international festivals and were awarded.
He wrote and directed the official short film adaptations of the popular video games «Papers, Please» and «Beholder», which have collected over 11 million views on YouTube, and were also well received by both viewers and critics.
Manuel DeCoco (Greece)
Manuel de Coco was born in Athens, Greece. He is a film director and writer, best known for his poetic and transcendental style. He is the founder and festival director of Kimolos International Film Festival in Greece. Manuel de Coco is also well known for travelling to extreme places to explore humanity’s relationship with spirituality. His first feature film «Unknown Land» (2012), was filmed in Yemen and in Israel. It has participated in 17 International Film Festivals (Sao Paulo IFF, Andrei Tarkovsky IFF, Cairo IFF etc.) and won several awards. The film has been banned in many countries of the Arab world and in Israel. His second film is the documentary feature «Invisible World — Shambhala» (2021), shot over a fifteen-year period in ten countries (Tibet, Mongolia, Russia, Israel, Palestine, Greece, Italy, Vatican City, Nepal and India). Currently he is developing the feature film «Purification”.
Ilia Antonenko Илья Антоненко (Russia) — director, screenwriter, selected to more than 180 films festivals and won more than 50 awards. Founder of Saint-Petersburg International Film Festival (St-Petersburg, Russia), Peterhof Film Festival (Peterhof, Russia), Russian Indie Film Festival (St-Petersburg, Russia), Santa Marina Film Festival (Bulgaria).