President of the Festival
Soviet and Russian film director, scriptwriter, play-writer, producer, film actor. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1995). Creative producer of “Walt Disney Company CIS”.
1998-2001 - Director General of the Maxim Gorky Film Studio for Children and Youth.
Since 2001 - Head of the Acting Workshop of the Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. Gerasimov.
Vladimir Grammatikov directed more than 20 films, including “Usatiy Nyan” (“Mustached Nanny”), “Shla Sobaka po Royalyu” (“A Dog Was Walking on the Piano”), “Taina Sibirskoy Knyazhny” (“Siberian Princess’ Secret”), TV series “Sibirochka” (“Siberian Girl”), “Malenkaya Printsessa” (“Little Princess”), “Zvezda i Smert Khoakina Muriety” (“The Star and Death of Joaquin Murrieta”).
Writer, film director, play-writer, producer.
Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, member of the worldwide association of writers PEN International. Academician of the National Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences of Russia. Winner of Russian and international film festivals.
Scriptwriter, producer and director of more than 20 feature and documentary films: “Priklyucheniya/Kanikuly Petrova i Vasechkina” (“Adventures of Petrov and Vasechkin”), “Bindyuzhnik i Korol” (“Drayman and the King”), “Ulybka Boga ili Chisto Odesskaya Istoriya” (“God's Smile or The Odessa Story”), “Voina Printsesy” (“Princess' War”), “Pistolet (s 6 do 7.30 vechera)” (“The Gun (from 6 to 7.30 p.m.)”), etc.
Head of the Directing Craft Workshop of the Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. Gerasimov. Head of the course “Genre Film Directing” at the N.S. Mikhalkov Academy of Cinematographic and Theater Arts. President of the Baltic International Kids Academy of Film Art. Prize-winner of the Russian International Horror Film Festival and Awards “Drop” (2015). Winner of the honorary prize “For Contribution to the Children's Cinema”.
Since 2017 she is also president of the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA).
Margret is project manager at the German Children’s Film Association (Academy for Children's Media, Outstanding Films for Children, Formats from Thuringia).
She studied in Göttingen, Berkeley and Babelsberg and holds degrees in English and German Literature as well as in Media Studies. Her passion is the fantastic genres, the extraordinary and – of course – media for children.
From 1996 to 2016 she has been CEO of the German Children's Media Foundation GOLDENER SPATZ and director of the Media Festival of the same name.
Margret is a regular member of various juries (e.g. Grimme Award), is giving lectures and works as a journalist.
Danish Film director and screenwriter. Christian has worked with both featurefilms, Tvseries
Since 1999 co-founder of the danish filmschool Super16. His feature film "Unsuccessful Photos of Rare Birds" won a prize at the Moscow Film Festival "КОТ" Festival in 2014.
His films has been screen all around the world on different Film festivals (Moscow, Malmö, Minsk, Zlin). Now he is working on his 5th feature film, a premiere in theaters is expected in the fall of 2020.
Angela Bravo studied at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Berlin University of the Arts and Film Academy Valand in University of Gothenburg.
She works as a film director and artist and work with art or film related to archive or with archivematerial in different formats. Angelas work stretches the boundaries between different formats and she explores the documentary format. As a filmmaker, Angela is multi-faceted and has worked with everything from animation, artfilm and documentary. In her documentary work she challenges the boundaries between fictional and performative.
In her feature debut documentary Innanför “Within” was nominated for the prestigious Tempo Doc Award 2016.
Chairman of the Krasnoyarsk branch of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation.
Director, scriptwriter. Board member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation. Creator of more than 20 documentary films. Winner of international festivals: in Oberhausen with the film “Gospozha Tundra” (“Tundra the Mistress”), in Katowice with the film “Ibo Ya Odinok” (“Because I am Lonely”), in Ostrava with the film “Takaya Dolgaya Zima” (“Such a Long Winter”).
Awards: Diploma of the USSR State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting, Letter of thanks of the President of the Russian Federation (1996), Diplomas of the Legislative Assembly (2001, 2003). Member of the Union of Journalists of the USSR since 1974 and the Union of Cinematographers of the USSR since 1987.
Filmmaker, Director, Script Writer. He studied at the Department of Journalism and worked on TV. He graduated from the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK), shot films ("You rock”, “Across the Don”, “Waiting for Barbarians”, “The Will”, “Blacksmiths of their own happiness" and etc) and received awards for them at festivals. Shot commercials a music video put up a show.
In 2001, he founded the film company Documentary House "First Cinema".
From 2013-2016, the president of the Guild of Non-Fiction Films and TV of Russia. Vice President is currently
Principal Director of the animated series “Smeshariki” (“Kikoriki”). Director of the full-length films “Kikoriki.Team Invincible”,” Kikoriki. Legend of the Golden Dragon”, ”Kikoriki. Déjà vu”.
Lead Director of Petersburg Animation Studio.
Creative producer of Riki Group of Companies.
Editor and screenwriter of the animated series "Kikoriki"
Operator and stereo operator of the full-length films ”Kikoriki. Legend of the Golden Dragon”, “Kikoriki. Déjà vu” and “My friend panda."
Screenwriter and author of the full-length animated film "Finnik" the Riki Group flagship project.
Алишер Султанович Хамидходжаев
Узбекский и российский кинооператор.
Работал на Санкт-Петербургской студии документальных фильмов, принимал участие в создании «Кинолетописи России».
Награды: Премия Трансильванского МКФ за лучшую операторскую работу — фильм «4» (2005), «Золотая Озелла» Венецианского кинофестиваля за лучшую операторскую работу и Премия «Ника» за лучшую операторскую работу — фильм «Бумажный солдат» (2008), премия «Белый слон» Гильдии киноведов и кинокритиков России за лучшую операторскую работу — фильм «Сказка про темноту» (2009), премия кинофестиваля «Кинотавр» за лучшую операторскую работу и премия «Белый слон» за лучшую операторскую работу — фильм «Жить» (2012), премия «Белый слон» за лучшую операторскую работу — фильм «Война Анны» (2018)
Maxim Mussel - director, producer, filmmaking teacher, author of the book “Mobile Filmmaking: 100 steps to making a movie with your smartphone”, official founder of Mobile Filmmaker’s International Festival