Jacek Nagłowski is a film producer, director, and member of the Polish Film Academy. His documentary film, Gugara (2008), was selected by the Cannes Film Festival and was purchased for the Centre Pompidou collection in Paris. In 2012, he co-founded Circus Digitalis, a company focused on VFX, 3D imaging solutions and virtual reality.
Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Mads Brügger is a Danish journalist, television host, author and filmmaker. He has written several books, worked for magazines and newspapers, produced award-winning radio programs, and hosted the critically-acclaimed, late-night television show, The 11th Hour, as well as the daily news program, Deadline.
2012 - The Ambassador
2010 - The Red Chapel
Isa Willinger is a documentary film director. She studied directing at the University of Film and Television in Munich. She also holds Master’s degrees in Slavic Studies, North American Studies and Sociology. Willinger is interested in social change and the history of human ideas. She has contributed to the film magazine, Revolver, and is the author of a book on the films of Kira Muratova.
Minding the Gap
Bing Liu is a Chicago-based director and cinematographer. His 2018 documentary Minding the Gap has earned several award recognitions since its world premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. He is a segment director on America To Me, a documentary series examining racial inequities in the US education system. He was a member of the International Cinematographers Guild for seven years. Liu holds a BA in Literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Daniel Lambo is a filmmaker from Belgium. He started his career as a writer for theater, television and cinema. As a director, Lambo shifted his attention towards social themes. His renewed approach to filmmaking—both intuitive and socially engaged—inspired him to start his own production company, Lambo Films.
2016 - De Figurant
2013 - Los Flamencos
2012 - Dry Branches of Iran
Bellingcat - Truth in a Post-Truth World
Hans Pool is a Dutch director and cinematographer who creates films with a journalistic approach. He studied Dutch Language and Literature at the University of Amsterdam, and later specialized in Camera and Directing in the Audiovisual Design Department of the Royal Academy, Den Hague. His films often include the topic of journalism and the impact of media, and tackle political questions.
2012 - Putin's Olympic Dream
2009 - Views on Vermeer
2004 - The Right to Win
Nicolaus Geyrhalter is a director, cinematographer, scriptwriter and producer. At the age of 22, he formed his own production company, Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion (NGF), which has since produced many award-winning documentaries, fiction features, and series for TV and cinema. Geyrhalter's films have been screened at the New York Museum of Modern Art's Doc Fortnight, and at multiple festivals worldwide.
2018 - The Border Fence
2016 - Homo sapiens
2015 - Over the Years
Crime + Punishment
Stephen Maing is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker and visual journalist based in Brooklyn, NY. His filmmaking merges an interest in underrepresented individuals and communities, and the evolving considerations of identity, visual language and narrative structure. Stephen has directed films for the New York Times, Time Magazine, The Nation, The Intercept and Field of Vision. He is a fellow of the Sundance Institute's Documentary Film Program, and recipient of the International Documentary Association's inaugural Enterprise Investigative Journalism grant. He is an adjunct at Massachusetts College of Art in Boston where he teaches summer courses in documentary filmmaking.
2016 - The Release (documentary short)
2015 - The Surrender (documentary short)
2012 - High Tech, Low Life
Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.
Stephen Loveridge is a digital artist and filmmaker from London. MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is his first documentary feature.
Liza Mandelup is a film director from New York currently residing in Los Angeles. She has published two photo books and has shown her work in numerous exhibitions. She has been a longtime collaborator with many online platforms, such as Vogue, Nowness, i-D, and Dazed. Mandelup was featured on Filmmaker magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film 2017”, and recently won the Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker.