Anthony Fabian has produced and directed short films, documentaries and classical music programmes through his company, Elysian Films.
Sally Pearce is one of the many UK filmmakers whose work has been selected by the British Council for support under our International Short Film Festival scheme.
Zigoto Tchameni is a Cameroonian filmmaker. He holds a Masters Degree in Filmmaking by Practice from Kingston University in London, and obtained his BA in Performing Arts at the University of Yaounde in Cameroon.
Graham Sheffield has been Artistic Director of the Barbican since 1995. He leads the development of artistic vision, policy and strategy across the art forms in this, Europe’s largest integrated multi arts centre for music, drama, dance, cinema, spoken word and the visual arts.
Laurie Hill’s new film 'Photograph of Jesus' recently won the 2009 McLaren Award for New British Animation at EIFF.
British based, Sudanese born documentary film maker Taghreed Elsanhouri began her career in broadcast news and entertainment television.
Her directorial debut ‘All about Darfur’ won the Award of Commendation from the American Anthropological Association in 2006 and the Chair Person’s prize at the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) 2005 and was selected at numerous film festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival 2005.
Producer Adrian Sturges has a strong track record of working with directors who make the leap from shorts to feature films. He produced Rupert Wyatt’s prize winning Cinema Extreme short Get the Picture before working with him on The Escapist, starring Brian Cox, Joe Fiennes, Dominic Cooper and Damian Lewis.
David Kwok is the Director of Programming for the annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York since its inception in 2002. In addition to his programming duties, David created and developed Tribeca All Access, a program to foster relationships between traditionally under-represented filmmakers from the US, Australia, the UK, and Canada with industry.
George Eldred is Program Director for Aspen Film, in Aspen, Colorado, USA. He manages the selection process for Aspen Film's festivals, film series and special presentations, including Aspen Filmfest, Summerfilms, Academy Screenings and Aspen Shortsfest, one of the most highly-regarded showcases for short cinema in North America.
Mark Cousins is a film maker, writer, former Director of the Edinburgh Film Festival‚ TV presenter of the BBC’s 'Scene−by−Scene'‚ where he interviewed cinema greats including Martin Scorcese‚ Woody Allen‚ Sean Connery‚ Tom Hanks‚ Dennis Hopper‚ Kirk Douglas‚ Rod Steiger‚ the Coen Brothers‚ Bernardo Bertolucci‚ David Cronenberg‚ David Lynch‚ Donald Sutherland‚ Ewan McGregor and Jayne Russell.
Writer-Director Eran Creevy began his film career as a post-production runner, working his way up to assistant director roles on a variety of features. His credits include ‘Layer Cake’, ‘Scoop’, ‘Life and Lyrics’ and ‘Wimbledon’.
In addition to being Director of Sofia International Film Festival, Stefan has recently produced 'The World Is Big And Salvation Lurks Around The Corner', which is premiering in the UK at London's East End Film Festival in April.
We asked Stefan to share a few of his thoughts and influences with us.