international honarary guests Tristan Priimagi Resume × Tristan Priimagi CURRICULUM VITAE Tristan Priimägi Toompuiestee 9a-12 ,10412 Tallinn ,Eesti ,(+372) 627 6068 (+372) 53 402010 firstname.lastname@example.org Date of birth: December 11, 1976 Rahvus: Estonian Vanus: 40 Education 09.1996 – 06.2001 Tartu University, Semiotics BA, cinema studies as minor. 09.1995 – 06.1996 Tartu University, English Philology 09.1984 – 05.1995 Tartu, Miina Härma Gymnasium Occupation 2014- Managing editor, Cinema section, Sirp (www.sirp.ee) 2008-2014 Head of International Relations, Estonian Film Institute 2005-2007 Copywriter, Vanzetti 2003-2005 Copywriter, IDEA 2001-2003 Copywriter, Saatchi & Saatchi Other projects 2018- ... Founder and programmer of Wilkom Viljandi Comedy Film Festival 2017- ... Head of the Audiovisual expert committee, Cultural Endowment of Estonia 2017 Nisimasa young critics’ workshop, Black Nights FF, Tallinn, Estonia 2017 Nisimasa young critics’ workshop, Karlovy Vary IFF, Czech Republic 2017- ... MEDIA expert for evaluating projects for development 2016 Moderating the co-production pitching at Riga Meetings, Riga IFF, Latvia 2016 Participation in Estonia 100 expert commission for TV series projects 2016- ... Baltic correspondent for Cineuropa (cineuropa.org) 2016- ... Weekly recommendation of new theatrical releases and film events, Estonian Television 2015- ... Moderating Baltic event works in progress pitching, Black Nights FF 2015-2016 Young critics’ workshop, European Film Festival Palic, Serbia 2015 Evaluation of student short and doc film projects at Baltic Film and Media School, Tallinn 2015-2017 Head of the Estonian Film Journalists’ Association 2014- ... Member of various expert committees for evaluation development and production applications (documentary, feature, animation), Estonian Film Institute 2010- ... Founder and programmer of Tallinn Documentary Film Festival DocPoint 2009- ... Member of the Estonian Film Journalists’ Association 2009-2013 Lecturer of Film History and Theory, Estonian Art Academy 2008-2014 Representative of the Baltic States in European Film Promotion 2007-2010 Programmer of Black Nights FF, Tallinn 2007-2009 Regular author for cultural magazine Muusa, under own name and pseudonym Ann Õun (with Dagmar Reinolt) 2008-2013 Member of the Baltic Jury, Nordic Film Days, Lübeck 2007- ... Jury work at international film festivals - Cottbus, Palic, Banja Luka, Split, Pilsen, Artfilm, PÖFF, Minsk 2005-2008 Founder and editor of arts and graphics webzine “Beta” 2005-2006 Weekly cultural comment at Raadio 2, National Broadcast 2005-2010 Organizing Tartu music festival “Plink Plonk” 2002- ... Regular contribution to various Estonian publications, mostly on cinema and music: Eesti Ekspress, Postimees, Eesti Päevaleht, Teater.Muusika.Kino, Sirp. 1994-2000 Founder and member of a DJ soundsystem and events promoter Neuronphase 1992-1998 Founder and member of indie band Bizarre (albums in 1994, 1996, 2018) Languages Estonian English (Tartu University, minor level) Russian (average) German (elementary) Other Awards Estonian Film Journalist of the Year, 2014 Hobbies Cinema in all its mutations: film history, film theory, most genres, all continents. Music, collecting records, pop music history and theory. Books and reading Tahsin Isbilen Resume × Tahsin Isbilen Tahsin Isbilen He was born in Ezine in 1964. In 1998, he has started to work on documentary and advertisement films as director. He worked for American History Channel and German ARD TV as director of photography and was also a director in some documentary films that were about Early Christianity in Anatolia for the organization of Christians Church of God. He is also worked documentary festival organization. He gave some seminars in the university. He managed workshops. İnternational Borkluce Movie Workshop. Five different country, 10 movie maker. They make a film about “Borkluce” their opinion Nazım Hikmet Culture Home – Bornova, Documantary workshop still going on. He is a member of The Association of the Documentary Filmmakers in Turkey .He has a production company “Paradoks”. He is working as a producer/director this company in İzmir Turkey. Rinna Mikkonen Resume × Rinna Mikkonen Riina Mikkonen Riina Mikkonen (b. 1978) has Master’s Degree from University of Turku, Finland, in Media Studies. She has studies also in Literature, Art History, Gender Studies and Information Studies in University of Tampere, Finland and University of Barcelona, Spain. She’s been working for Tampere Film Festival since 2004, first as a press coordinator and then as a programmer. Riina Mikkonen has edited several books and festival catalogues. She has published several articles on cinema and reviewed films and books. She’s been worked as jury member at few European short film festivals. Peter Murdmaa Resume × Peter Murdmaa Peter Murdmaa Peter Murdmaa, a broad-profile filmmaker. Born December 1, 1974, Peter’s journey in the world of film started at an early age when he was actively engaged in photography and camera work. Peter has graduated in cinematography and in film production in Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School of Tallinn University. He has participated in making documentaries as a cinematographer as well a director, also produced short films in fiction. Peter Murdmaa has organized several movie events, being an active participant in the development of the Estonian film landscape.In 2013, Peter Murdmaa was the organizer and director of Sleepwalkers, the international short film festival, which heightened his commitment in further developing the field of short films. In 2014 he founded ShortEst Estonian Short Film Center that has goal to introduce audiovisual short forms into Estonia and Estonian shorts to the rest of the world. Peter’s mission is to bring the audiovisual short form to the big screen in as many ways possible. Movies are a form of art with their means of expression and language no matter how long they may be and all deserve to be seen on a big screen, he believes. Neils Putman Resume × Neils Putman Niels Putman Niels Putman (°1992, Belgium) graduated as a Masters in Audiovisual Arts at the Royal Institute for Theatre, Cinema & Sound in Brussels and as a Masters in Film studies & Visual Culture at the University of Antwerp. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the only short film magazine in Belgium and in charge of the Short Film Conference – an international organization in existence since 1970 seeking to unite the global short film community. Niels works as a freelance film journalist/critic for several Belgian outlets and is an assistant programmer for festivals such as the Leuven International Short Film Festival. Mari-Liis Rebane Resume × Mari-Liis Rebane Mari-Liis Rebane Mari-Liis Rebane (b. 1988 in Tallinn, Estonia) is a producer and animation expert at Estonian Short Film Center. She holds a degree in New Media Arts with a focus on interactive and emerging technologies in the digital age. Her background is in animation film studies, she has been involved in festival organising (Festival Director of the biggest animation festival in Baltics, Animated Dreams 2013-2015),coordinated many Estonian animation focus programmes abroad and advised Estonian Film Institute for animation funding as a commissioned expert. She is also active as programme curator for film festivals was also one of the jury members for Ars Electronica 2016 in Computer Art/Film/VFX category, Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film in 2015 etc. She is interested in new approaches in art that combine social awareness, interaction between storytelling, art, media and technology. Janna Puskala Resume × Janna Puskala Jaana Puskala Head of International Department, Responsible for the international promotion and the cultural export project support for feature films. Gina Dellabarca Resume × Gina Dellabarca GINA DELLABARCA Gina Dellabarca is the Festival Director for Show Me Shorts Film Festival, New Zealand's leading international short film festival. She co-founded this festival in 2006, and under her guidance it has grown into a highly respected Oscar-qualifying event. Ms Dellabarca is a Board member for the world-wide Short Film Conference organization, working to promote the status of the short film and unite the global short film community. Her background is in marketing and publicity for films. She also co-owned and managed an important art-house cinema for many years in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city. Enrico Vanucci Resume × Enrico Vanucci Enrico Vannucci SHORTER BIO: Enrico Vannucci works as short film advisor for the Venice Film Festival and Quebec City Film Festival, and as short film programmer for the Torino Short Film Market. He has been working in film festival programming teams since 2010. In recent years he has written essays on the short and feature film festival ecosystem. Finally, he has covered major film festivals as a journalist since 2009. LONGER BIO: Enrico Vannucci born 1981 in Sassuolo, Italy, has been passionate about films since childhood due to his permissive parents letting him watch VHS tapes and going to the cinema together with them. In 2007, he graduated in screenwriting from the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia and was awarded his MA in Film Studies from the University of Bologna in 2008 with a thesis exploring John Frankenheimer and Jonathan Demme’s The Manchurian Candidate. He has been a member of film festival programming teams since 2010 and currently works as a short film advisor for the Venice Film Festival and Quebec City Film Festival, and as a short film programmer at the Torino Short Film Market, as well as being a freelance programmer and curator. In recent years he has written essays on the short and feature film festival ecosystem that have been published and presented at international conferences. Finally, he has covered major film festivals as a journalist since 2009. COMPANIES PROFILES: The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the most prestigious, presenting every year a selection of world-class films and continuing the tradition that adds the glamour charm that always marked the Festival to a high artistic value program. The Torino Short Film Market is the only professional event dedicated to short and VR films in Italy. Organized by the Italian Short Film Centre since 2016, it features networking events, pitching sessions, market screenings and a video library. Emilie Dubois Resume × Emilie Dubois Emilie Dubois Born in 1981, Emilie Dubois graduated from ENS Louis Lumière Film School in 2007. Since then, she has worked as a postproduction supervisor and/or line producer on more than 40 short films. She started producing in 2012, first with les films au long cours, then for Origine films. She is currently a member of Unifrance’s and Procirep’s Short film Commission. Origine films is both a production company and a sales agency for short films of every genre, from drama to comedy, as well as fantasy/horror. Created in France in 2011, Origine films now represents for world sales more than 200 short films from more than 20 different countries. Origine films has produced or co-produced more than 30 short films, including 37°4 S by Adriano Valerio (Special Jury Mention in Cannes 2013, David di Donatello for Best Short Film), The Black Bear and The Plumber by Xavier Seron & Méryl Fortunat-Rossi (Magritte for Best Short Film in 2016 and 2017), Tuesday by Ziya Demirel (Cannes 2015, Toronto, Sundance, Rotterdam and many more) or Ice by Anna Hints (Estonian Film and Television Award for Best Short Film) and is currently developing its first feature films. Roughly one third of the catalog consists in international coproductions, with Belgium, Turkey, Estonia, Luxembourg, and soon with Albania and Czech Republic. Ben Vandendaele Resume × Ben Vandendaele Ben Vandendaele He was born in 1981 in Belgium and holds a bachelor degree in Audiovisual techniques, and also a RITS Film school Brussels. He has been Representing, selling and distributing more than 80 short and feature films from all around the world. He was a Sales agent, founder, Festival promotor and Festival Distribution RADIATOR IP Sales (2014 - now). He is an editor in Rabbit Content. Anne Gaschuetz Resume × Anne Gaschuetz Anne Gaschütz Anne Gaschütz was born in 1983 in Dresden. She moved to England straight after school and later studied Film at Newport University in Wales. Upon returning to Dresden a few years later she experienced all of the stages in film production at the Dresdenbased production company filoufilm. She subsequently worked as a production assistant and production manager on numerous short film projects and is currently co-producing the new film adventure of the local heroes Günther & Hindrich, who have previously won an audience award at FILMFEST DRESDEN. Anne Gaschütz has been a member of the selection committee for the International Competition of FILMFEST DRESDEN since 2013 and is also responsible for the coordination of the festival and the platform Visegrád in Short(s). Aneta Ozorek Resume × Aneta Ozorek Aneta Ozorek (1979- Poland) She holds a master degree in classic photography, a master degree in graphic design and literature. She was a curator and coordinator in many animation and children films. She was also responsible as a programmer in various film festivals. Her important works include: Art director in Amsterdam Animation festival, trainer and programmer in Polish animation producers association, control director in Silesia Film Center and etc… Alexandra Gramatke Resume × Alexandra Gramatke Alexandra Gramatke After finishing her studies of Slavonic and German literature Alexandra Gramatke worked as a free-lance interpreter for literature and documentary films. In 1994 she joined the „thede“, a Hamburg based group of documentary filmmakers. Here she made several films, for example „Dynamo Kiev. Good Old Boys“ (2000). Besides she worked as production manager and publisher. Since 2008 she has been the managing director of the KurzFilmAgentur Hamburg, a short film distributor and host of the annual Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival.