Marta Popivoda

Marta Popivoda (Berlin/Belgrade) is a filmmaker, video artist, and researcher. Her work explores tensions between memory and history, collective and individual bodies, as well as ideology and everyday life, with a focus on antifascist and feminist potentialities of the Yugoslav socialist project. She cherishes collective practice in art-making and research, and for several years has […]

Ali LeRoi

Ali LeRoi is an Award-winning writer/director/producer best known for his work on the critically acclaimed series, CW’s “Everybody Hates Chris”, TBS “Are We There Yet?” and the breakout Hit for STARZ, “Survivor’s Remorse”. Ali has five Emmy nominations as well as one win, he’s a two-time winner and five-time nominee for NAACP Image Awards, as well as […]

Milica Pekic

Milica Pekić, PhD, art historian and curator from Belgrade. She graduated and received her PhD at The History of Modern Art department at Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. In her research she is focusing on confrontational artistic practices as well as on alternative forms of collective authorships, institutional transformation and potential of interdisciplinary approach […]

Caveh Zahedi

Caveh Zahedi is an autobiographical American independent filmmaker whose feature-length films include The Sheik and I (2012), I Am A Sex Addict (2005), In The Bathtub of the World (2001), I Don’t Hate Las Vegas Anymore (1994), and A Little Stiff (1991). He is also the writer/director of the BRIC TV series The Show About […]

Jules Rosskam

Jules Rosskam is an award-winning filmmaker, educator and interdisciplinary artist interested in liminal spaces: the space between male and female, between documentary and fiction, between moving image and still. His interdisciplinary practice works to induce a perceptual shift in our understanding of how and what bodies mean in the context of documentary film, toward an […]

Tobe Carey

Tobe Carey is an independent film producer and director and photographer. His Catskill Mountains/Hudson Valley documentaries include Luis Moses Gomez and His Mill House, The First Artist in America, Rails to the Catskills, The Catskill Mountain House and The World Around, Sweet Violets, Woodstock Summer of ’94, and Deep Water (with Robbie Dupree and the […]

Beth B.

Beth B exploded onto the New York film scene in the late ‘70s, after receiving her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1977. These breakthrough films, such as Black Box, Vortex, and The Offenders (co-directed with Scott B), were shown at Max’s Kansas City, CBGB’s, the New York Film Festival and the Film […]

Jill Freidberg

Jill Freidberg is a Seattle-based documentary filmmaker, oral historian, radio producer, and youth media educator. Her work reflects her belief that responsible, powerful storytelling builds understanding and solidarity across borders and across the street.In this interview she describers her current project, Shelf Life Stories. The book she mentions reading at the end is The Color of […]

Nikolas Kasino

Nikolas Kasinos is a multidisciplinary artist, born in Cyprus in 1988, currently based in Berlin. Having as a core performance and video art, his artistic practice involves the exploration of identity, gender, transformation and mutation through the observation of human behaviour, media, popular culture within socio-political structures. Using his body as a subject – Nikolas […]

Mike Messier

Mike Messier is an award-winning Screenwriter, Director, TV host and Actor. Awards have included a Regional Emmy Nomination for work as Associate Producer on a documentary about Haiti. Recent work includes co-writing and co-starring in the  horror film The Manor. Current projects also include Disregard the Vampire: A Mike Messier Documentary which has already won […]