Born in Stockholm, Sweden, Frida Elmström started her film making career as a documentary cameraman but soon developed a passion for lighting. As a 19 years old she was hired at swedish director Roy Andersson's film studio, where she spent a couple of years creating light for feature " A Pigeon Sat on a Branch", first prize winner at Venice Film Festival 2014.
Vlad Ivanov is one of the most famous and awarded actors in Romania, both in theater and cinematography. He debuted on the stage of the National Theater in Bucharest and continued to play on the national theater stages until the role of Mr. Bebe in the Palme d'Or awarded film at Cannes, 4 months, 3 weeks and 2 days, directed by Cristian Mungiu, brought him international recognition and award for best actor from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. Many other roles followed in films as well rated as Police, Adjective of Corneliu Porumboiu, Radu Mihăileanu's Concert, The Child's Pose directed by Călin Netzer or Snowpiercer, directed by Oscar winning director Bong Joon Ho.
Amalia Mititelu is known as an Art Director and Set Design Assistant in Stockholm/Bucharest with knowledge in Sketch-up, Photoshop, Illustrator and painting, set/props building and miniature-making as well. She has been part of the production team of Roy Andersson's About Endlessness as a set design assistant and Painter. Also, she has been working on projects like the movie The Sister’s Brothers or the TV Series Killing Eve.
One of the most awarded filmmakers in Romania, the director Igor Cobileanski has so far 74 selections in various categories of the most important film, short film or documentary festivals in the world. He is best known as the director of the comedy "The Eastern Business", the HBO series "Shadows" and the investigative thriller "Hackerville", also produced by HBO.
Oana Ghera is a graduate of the Film Faculty of UNATC Bucharest, Audiovisual Communication section. As a film critic, she writes chronicles and synthesis articles for Film Menu and contributes articles for online publications such as Liternet.ro or Acoperișul de Sticlă. In 2014, she participated in the film criticism workshop at Talents Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014). Member of the International Students Meeting jury at the San Sebastian Film Festival (Spain, 2014) and of the “Emile Cantillon” jury at the Francophone International Film Festival in Namur (Belgium, 2014). Member of the Venice Days Awards jury (Italy, 2015). Since 2014, she coordinates the film education program for high school students Education à l'image and was a selector of the NexT International Film Festival.
Silviu Gherman is a Romanian comedian and author. He has written several fiction books and has published essays in publications such as cultural newspaper Dilema Veche. He has also published poetry online under the pseudonym "Leon Wahl". After becoming popular through his YouTube channel, Gherman started doing stand-up shows in Bucharest and other romanian cities. He is also half of the electronic-rock group Mes Quins.