Vladislav Knežević (1967) graduated from De Vrije Academie (Audio-visual Dept.) in Den Haag. Professionally works as a freelance director for TV and various productions since 1993. He is into experimental film, video and sound processing since 1988. He has also initiated and organized several film programmes and presentations (Reference to Difference, Videodrome TV edition, 25 FPS International Experimental Film Festival).
Borjana Gaković is a film and media scholar, curator and author as well as a lecturer in film and cinema culture. Her work focuses on representations of history and medialities of historiography, European cinema of the 1960s, women and film, and war and trauma in film.
Borjana was media spokesperson for the German Association of Municipal and Cultural Cinemas (2017-2021), and editor of the cinema quarterly Kinema Kommunal. Since 2020 she has sat on the Programme and Selection Committee of DOK Leipzig, the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film.
Borjana has been involved in numerous film, theatre, exhibition and media theory projects, including as co-curator of the film programme Materiality of Memories. (Post)Yugoslavian Experiences (alongside Madeleine Bernstorff, SINEMA TRANSTOPIA Berlin, 24.02.-18.03.2022), at the Internationales Frauen Film Fest Dortmund+Köln 2022 as curator of the festival’s IFFF Revisited section and as curator of the tribute to Feminale and femme totale at the REMAKE – Frankfurt Women’s Film Days 2021 festival.
Photo (© Guido Schiefer / IFFF)
Tomaso Aramini is a director, cinematographer and producer.
Tomaso holds a Ph.D. in filmmaking from Leeds Beckett University on film language and painters ideologies and practices. His practice centers around conceptual and political films, often hybridizing these two genres. His experimental films have been screened worldwide from San Francisco to Goa, receiving many accolades. In 2021 he released his first documentary feature The Lost Shoes which won the London International Documentary Film Festival and got selected at over 20 film festivals worldwide including Europe Autour de l’Europe, Signs de Nuit, Filmmaking for Social Change.
Tomaso has just founded Method, a production company focused on international co-productions.