Aleksandra Ławska studied Danish Philology and Cultural Studies at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. Since 2018 she is strongly engaged in working on projects at the Foundation of Cultural Education Ad Arte in Poznan, Poland. She has worked on multiple interdisciplinary projects including educational activities such as workshops with students, teaching film programming and production of cultural events. Since 2019 she’s a Head of Programming at the Short Waves Festival. She cooperates with Festival du nouveau cinéma (FNC) in Montreal as a preselection committee member.
Slave Lukarov, president of ASIFA Croatia, founder and artistic director of the International Festival of Animated Film and Comics SUPERTOON; organiser and manager of clubbing events, and international animation, visual art and comic book workshops; producer and publisher of comic book editions, exhibitions, animated and short films; author of short and animated films and multimedia exhibitions. Throughout all this, he is successfully unemployed.
Zlatko Gеeleski is a writer, film, music and literary critic, born on February 9, 1986 in Bitola. He graduated General and Comparative Literature, at the Faculty "Blaze Koneski" in Skopje in 2010. He has been actively involved in film criticism since 2008. He published the digital film reviews on the website "Movies.mk", and the printed ones in: "Koshmar", "Gragjanski", "Kinopis", "Film Plus", "Film Press". He is the host of the film radio shows "Danse Macabre" and "TV 103" on the radio "Kanal 103". He won the Cinedays Film Festival Award for Best Film Critic in 2013. He is the director of the short films "From the Other Side" and "Memoirs" and the organizer of the horror film selection "Mrak Fest". He was a member of the juries of the film festivals: "Cinedays", "Filmay" and "Mobile Festival". He is the host of the YouTube shows: "Videology" and "Revision". He has published three collections of short stories: "Morbidism", "The Collector of Fear" and "Ponor". In 2021, his first collection of film essays and reviews "Videology (2019-2020)" was published.
Kata Gugić was born in 1990. in Zagreb. She graduated Fashion Design from the Faculty of Textile Technology with a focus on theatre costume. After developing an interest in animation she enrolled in the MA in Animation and New Media at the Academy of Fine Arts. She graduated in 2019. with her thesis film Cockpera. Apart from animation she has worked as a set and costume designer for film and theatre, as well as a music programmer and promoter. She currently lives and works in Zagreb.
Martina Meštrović (1974) graduated on a Sculpture department from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in 1998. She has held several solo and group exhibitions. In 2004, she joins the art collective Kreativni sindikat, working as a 2D and 3D set designer, animator and director. She lives and works in Zagreb. Filmography: A Cat Is Always Female (2019), Peter's Forest (2016), Bla (2013)
MIHAIL NAUMOV (1989) is an animator graduated from The Fine Arts High School in Skopje in 2007 and ESRA's Faculty of Film Arts Animation Program in 2010. Since then he worked on commercial animation, short animated films and features, as a vfx artist and animator at 2 major Macedonian studios. In 2015, alongside 2 of his friends, they co-founded 3-Block Studio, focused on commercial animation and independent animated films, with him as an Art Director and Animator. 3-Block's first short film "Quarantine" is currently in the festival circuit, winning several awards and honorable mentions so far. Also since 2019 he is 1/4 of the music group "Искра", where he co-writes, animates and directs the videos.