Izabela Plucinska

Born in Poland and currently living in Germany, Izabela Plucińska has about thirty films of her credit. She studied art and film and now combines her talents to create animated works. In 2005, her short Jam Session won a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. Since then, this filmmaker has enjoyed a steady stream of projects and successes.  At the moment, Plucińska is working at her own production company, Clay Traces, along with her associates.Born in Poland and currently living in Germany, Izabela Plucińska has about thirty films of her credit. She studied art and film and now combines her talents to create animated works. In 2005, her short Jam Session won a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. Since then, this filmmaker has enjoyed a steady stream of projects and successes.  At the moment, Plucińska is working at her own production company, Clay Traces, along with her associates.

 

 


Kaspar Jancis

Kaspar Jancis was born on May the 8th 1975 in Tallinn. He started to have an interest for comic books as a child and in writing stories which he illustrated. His first motion images arise in the corner of his scholar books. At the Turku University of Applied Sciences, in Finland, he studied animation under the orientation of Priit Pärn. It was exactly at Turku that he directed his first movie, Romance (1999). Since that year, he participated in several international movie festivals.

 

 

Paul Driessen

Paul Driessen was born in The Netherlands on 1940. Drew cartoons from an early age. In 1964 he started to animate commercials. A few years later, George Dunning invited him to work on The Yellow Submarine in London. In 1970, emigrated to Canada and started a freelance animation career, producing most of his personal films for the National Film Board of Canada. Driessen has won a great many international awards for his work. His film 3 Misses earned him an Oscar nomination in 2000. Until 2005 he also taught animation at the University of Kassel in Germany. Under his guidance, his students have won two Oscars.

 

 

Péter Vácz

Péter Vácz is an award-winning animation director from Budapest, Hungary. He graduated from Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design with his film ‘Rabbit and Deer’ (2013) which has won over 125 festival awards in more than 60 countries. Since 2013 Péter is represented by the London based Picasso Pictures production company where he created two award-winning music videos – ‘All I’m Saying’ (2014) and ‘Dear John’ (2016) – for the famous British rock band James. He directed his first live-action short film ‘Pillowface’ in 2017. Péter also teaches and lectures animation practice and theory.

 

 

Ricardo Sérgio

Ricardo Sérgio started to watch movies at home and to do radio in school. He did theatre on stages and films on vacation, wrote about music and movies in newspapers, magazines, websites and tablecloths. He was never able to complete Rubik’s cube but managed to keep a music program-so-bad-that-is-good for years with no one to shut him up. For nearly a decade, he talked about ‘Música sem Filme’ on Sundays. Today, presents ‘Só Fitas’ on Thursdays, in Antena 3.