Jerry Rothwell, a documentary director. His work includes the award-winning feature documentaries “Donor Unknown”, “Town of Runners”, “Heavy Load” and “Deep Water”. In 2012 Jerry won a prestigious Royal Television Award for his directing work on Donor Unknown and Town of Runners.
Jo Lapping works in BBC Storyville documentary producing from the moment it was founded in 1997. She is also an active participant of STEPS, a fillm making initiative from South Africa. Jo Lapping had been travelling and working in Africa for a long time.
An anthropologist and documentarian André Singer has produced some hundred projects, including the Academy Award nominated titles and winners of prestigious international film festivals. Among others, he has produced such global documentary hits as The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer. His latest directorial project Night Will Fall has won the British Royal Television Society Award for History. Also, he is the President of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.
A Serbian documentary director Boris Mitić who works within self-created genres such as ‘gypsy Mad Max’, ‘satirical vérité’ and ‘spaghetti eastern’. In his films he shows Serbia in an ironical and critical way. Mitić was a journalist before buying a camera and making his debut film Pretty Dyana, using his personal computer for editing and color correction. His works were featured at over 150 international film festivals.
Audrius Stonys has made some 20 films as an independent filmmaker and producer, and won numerous international film awards, including the Audience Award in Nyon, the Grand Prix in Split, and prizes in Bornholm, Neubrandenburg, Bilbao, Florence, Oberhausen, and San Francisco. He worked as a teacher of documentary film at the European Film College, Denmark, and has been a lecturer at high schools in India, Spain, Japan, and the US. He is a member of the European Documentary Network and the European Film Academy.
Yulia Serdyukova became a filmmaker after working with documentary photography. For the past five years she has been producing the documentary films. In 2010, she and Oleksandr Techynsky have founded the Honest Fish Documentary Stories, the independent production company. Their works include All Thing Alblaze, the international awards winning feature documentary. Since 2013 Yulia Serdyukova also works at Docudays UA IDFF.