Film director and scholar, a graduate of the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School Jerusalem and Department of Linguistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is a programmer for the Jerusalem Film Festival, program consultant for the Hamburg Film Festival, a member of the Israeli Film Academy and contributor to film preservation projects at the Israel Film Archive in the Jerusalem Cinematheque and the Judaica Division Images Collections of Harvard University.
Having graduated in art history from Belgrade Faculty of Philosophy, he has worked as writer and director of both feature and documentary films. He is a member of the European Film Academy Berlin and Film Artists Association of Serbia. Winner of many awards as a director, he is also active in teaching in numerous institutions (EICTV in San Antonio de los Banos, Cuba, VGIK in Moscow, Oberlin College in Ohio - USA, ESAP in Portugal, DFFB in Berlin), and is invited to give masterclasses and hold workshops in numerous film festivals.
A University of Cambridge graduate, she worked as a Management Consultant between London, Paris and Berlin. For the last two years she has coordinated the Refugee Voices in Film programme with the UNHCR at the Cannes Film Festival; she has served as jury member and keynote speaker at numerous international film festivals. She is a Strategy Consultant and the Festival Producer of the Watersprite: Cambridge International Student Film Festival.
Graduate in Business Communication and Marketing at LUMSA of Rome, Law graduate and MBA graduate at MiB School of Management in Trieste.
He is currently Head of Marketing at SIAE. He has been director of the Tertio Millennio Film Fest and general director of the Fondazione Ente dello Spettacolo (FEdS). He has participated in international cooperation projects regarding the cinema and audiovisual sector together with the MiBACT Cinema General Directorate and other institutions. Since 2009 he has been a European delegate of SIGNIS and has served as a juror in several international film festivals. Since 2016 takes part in the Executive Board of the Union of Periodical Italian Press (USPI) and he is Analyst for the Cinema section of the Ibermedia Program.
Ahmed Muztaba ZAMAL
Film Society activist, he is the current President of Rainbow Film Society (a leading film society of the country). He is the founder and director of the Dhaka International Film Festival, the first ever private sector feature film festival in Bangladesh since 1992. In 1994 he founded the Bangladesh Chapter of FIPRESCI and was elected Secretary General of the International Film Critics Association of Bangladesh – IFCAB. He runs a quarterly cine magazine Celluloid.