Meet 2019 Participants
Lee Nechushtan is a MFA graduate of Tel Aviv University film and TV studies. Writer and director of four short films. Lee’s scripts were granted four funds; The Rabinovich Foundation, Eli Gelfand Foundation, Snunit Foundation, and more as well as featured in international festivals. Lee also works as an independent content consultant for different scripts and projects in collaboration with Topia Communications production company.
Currently, Lee is a developing a full-length documentary “Two Sisters”, developed through two international labs: ESoDoc and Circle. Lee also has experience in the socialeducational field.
Charlie Chauchi A visual artist, filmmaker, researcher and curator, who lives in Malta. Her 2016 - 2018 project Latitude 36 formed part of the island’s European Capital of Culture programme. This transmedia project included the documentary short, From Malta to Motor City, which focuses on
the Maltese diaspora in Michigan, USA. It also included an installation Blitz in Valletta. Her recent installation Sempre Viva, was a threescreen projection commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, Malta.
Besides producing her own work, she uses her production company to produce the work of other filmmakers including Bettina Hutschek, Stephanie Sant and Angelique Muller.
Along with my collaborators, she has assisted in the production of work for artists including: Split Britches and Rosana Cade.
Charlie holds both a BA and an MA in Film Studies and is a doctoral candidate in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary University of London.
Her published work includes: ‘Southern Exposure’, Fragmenta (TBA); ‘Descending the Staircase: From Purity to Perversion and Nowhere In Between’, Homo.Melitensis: Malta Pavilion (Mousse Publishing: Biennale Art, 2017); World Film Locations: Malta (Intellect, 2015); A Signicant Cultural: Mapping Audiovisual Education on the island of Malta in The Education of the Filmmaker in Europe, Australia and Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013); ‘Cinema in Malta or Maltese Cinema? Politics and Identity on Screen from Independence to EU Accession’, European Visions: Small Cinemas in Transition (Columbia University Press, 2015).
Born in Rome, she graduated from NYU Tisch School of The Arts in 1995 with a major in directing for Film and TV.
She has written and directed the feature film “Beauty Queen Olivia” and directed a film for TV (L’Ultima Battuta - “Crimini” series – aired on Rai 2) and a documentary broadcasted by PBS titled “Little Italy Past Present and Future”.
She is currently working on two features films and one documentary.
Joanna Janikowska is a polish director and cinematographer. Author of short documentaries and TV reportages. Graduated from Interdisciplinary Individual Studies in the Humani&es at Warsaw
University. Par&cipant of Doc Lab Poland and Women Doc Circle Accelerator. She learned filmmaking in prac&ce working on sets of such directors as Piotr Stasik (i.e. „21 x New York” nominated for
European Film Awards), Jacek Raginis-Królikiewicz and Marek Śledziewski.
Asia Dér graduated as a documentary director from the DOCnomads MA program.
Her graduation film was nominated for the best short film in the 2nd Hungarian Film Week.
Currently she is doing her PhD in art and working on two feature lengthdocumentaries.
She participated with her films at ZagrebDox Pro, EURODOC and the Sarajevo Rough Cut Boutique.
Anđelka Vujinović is active as a theatre actor and director since 1999. She graduated in Film and TV Directing, Dunav Film Academy, Belgrade.
Co-founded independent theatre group Ensemble Mirage and Theatre and Film school TeatarPoesia, realizing numerous lectures, workshops, performances, experimental feature and short films, and "video diaries"-visual reflections on (her) reality and the passing of time.
In 2019 her project in development “Goodnight stories” gets the 2nd prize on ZagrebDox Pro Pitching Forum.
Alina Gorlova is a director, writer, and film editor. Born and raised in Ukraine, she graduated from Karpenko-Kary Kyiv National University of Theatre, Film and Television.
In addition to her focus as a documentary director, Alina is also experienced in making fiction shorts, and social and commercial ads.
Her second documentary “No Obvious Signs” won multiple awards, including the MDR film award for outstanding Eastern European Movie at at DokLeipzig 2018. Alina was a 2019 Berlinale Talents and CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator participant.
Andrea Gautier is a Spanish producer, journalist and cultural manager. Since 2011, she produces fiction and documentary films, talking about arts, culture, journalist investigations and society, specialized in genre.
Morocco, France or Germany are some of the scenarios of her films “Malpartida Fluxus Village” (Best documentary in Festival de Alcances 2015) or “Tanger Gool” selected in Seminci of Valladolid 2015. That year she participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus as a producer.
Tabatta Salinas (Mexico) Degree in Communication Science at Universidad Intercontinental, with teachers such as Paty Luke, Ximena Urrutia or Mario Luna.
Part of the production team in different jobs by the Fluffers del CCC generation. Her professional career was focused mainly on advertising and web content where she has worked as a director. Her last short lm was selected for Shorts Mexico (September 2016).
Anna Savchenko is a Belarusian filmmaker based in Brussels, where she graduated with the MA of Arts in Documentary Film Directing.
Her graduation film I AM NOT HERE was awarded as a label film of DocNomads masters. She co-directed the film “God’s mistake”, which won awards at many international film festivals.
Anna worked on the documentary Kalès in collaboration with Laurent Van Lancker, that was in mid-length competition of IDFA and won grandprix at FATP festival in 2017.
She is currently working as the director and editor for Borderline documentary series produced by Off World production in Brussels, where she also worked as an editor on several documentary projects.