Born in the UK, Jonathan Hunter moved to Budapest in 2016, and studied documentary filmmaking and philosophy at Central European University. Hunter has made educational content, several commercial videos and short documentaries. He now works as a freelance filmmaker and videographer in Florence, Italy.
Péter Hegedűs is an award-winning filmmaker and academic whose films have received critical acclaim and have been broadcast around the world. After establishing his production company, Soul Vision Films, he made Inheritance: A Fisherman’s Story, based on an ecological disaster in Hungary. The film was shortlisted for the 2003 Academy Awards. He is currently program director for the Master of Screen Production program at Griffith Film School, in Brisbane, Australia.
2016 - Strudel Sisters (documentary short)
2015 - Eva (documentary short)
2014 - Big Stories, Small Towns
2003 - Inheritance, a Fisherman's Story
2000 - Grandfathers and Revolutions
Code of Freedom 1991
Andrius Lekavičius is a multimedia storyteller directing commercial and non-commercial audiovisual productions. His latest animated documentary, Delta Zoo, was screened in cinemas across Lithuania and at festivals around the world. Growing up in the 1990s, his creative focus is on this period of essential change.
2019 - Delta Zoo
2018 - Blurred Border
Mika Johnson is a multimedia artist, concentrating on designing virtual reality experiences. Johnson also directs AR projects, music videos, commercials, and fiction and documentary films. Johnson has presented, lectured, and taught workshops across Europe and North America. Based in Prague, Johnson teaches workshops and classes at FAMU International and Prague Film School. He is also a member of the New York City based trio MomenTech: a multiplatform experimental production studio devoted to transnational progressivism, post-humanism, neo-nomadism and futurism.
Holy City VR
Nimrod Shanit is an award winning director and producer of feature-length fiction and non-fiction films. A veteran executive producer of international co-productions and a pioneer of the first completely integrated mixed reality production company, blimey, in Jerusalem.
Jan Kounen is a director, screenwriter and producer born in the Netherlands. He has made several short films, feature films, documentaries and recently released three VR experiences: Ayahuasca – Kosmik Journey, Seven Lives and -22.7°C.
2009 - Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (fiction feature)
2004 - Other Worlds
1997 - Dobermann (fiction feature)
Home After War
Gayatri Parameswaran is an award-winning, immersive journalist and creator from India. She is based in Berlin, where she co-founded NowHere Media. She likes to explore taboo topics such as war, domestic violence and abortion using virtual and augmented reality, and strives to use the VR medium to create realities for a desirable future.
Alexander Nanau is a German-Romanian ﬁlmmaker, born in Romania, who studied directing at the Academy of Film and Television in Berlin. His documentary ﬁlm, The World According to Ion B, won an Emmy Award in 2010. His feature documentary ﬁlm, Toto and His Sisters, was nominated for an Academy Award in 2015. Nanau worked as Director of Photography for the French-German documentary, Nothingwood (Sonia Kronlund), that was shot in Afghanistan, and which premiered in Cannes in 2017.
Welcome to Sodom
Christian Krönes filmrendezői tanulmányai során legendás operatőrökkel dolgozhatott együtt mint Vittorio Storaro és Sven Nykvist. 1985-ben az osztrák tévéhez szerződött, ahol sokféle tévés műfajban alkotott. 1990-ben az egyik legjelentősebb német tévéadónál kezdett dolgozni, és ezzel egy időben felépíteni saját médiacégét Bécsben. 2006-ban megalapította a Blackbox Filmet több mint 30 éves filmes tapasztalattal, jelenleg is ott dolgozik igazgatóként és producerként.
Florian Weigensamer a Bécsi Egyetemen tanult politológiát és kommunikációt. 1995-ben csatlakozott a Vienna News International szerkesztői csapatához, ahol számos riportot és dokumentumfilmet rendezett európai csatornák számára. Később Christian Krönes-szel gyártották és rendezték az Arte politikai és társadalmi riport- és dokumentumfilmjeit Közép-Kelet-Európáról és Ázsiáról. Ezzel egy időben multimédiás anyagokon is dolgozott múzeumok és kiállítások számára. A Blackbox-Collective alapító tagja, alkotója és rendezője 2006 óta.
Michael Glawogger was born in Graz, Austria, and studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and the Vienna Film Academy. He started as an assistant camera operator, and later worked as a cinematographer, screenwriter, and director. He made numerous internationally-acclaimed shorts, documentaries, and feature films. He had recently devoted himself to literary writing. Michael Glawogger died in Monrovia, Liberia, in April of 2014 while shooting Untitled.