Trained at the Swedish University College of Arts Crafts and Design. His projects are characterized by a will to experiment, an aesthetic drive and a skill for showing new images, rooted in today’s Sweden that pushes the boundaries of the documentary as well as the feature film genre. His film Pojktanten (2012) won the Audience Award, Prize for Best Cinematography and Honorary Mention for Best Nordic Film at Göteborg International Film Festival.
Born in Northern Ireland, studied Law with French at the School of European Studies at Sussex University. He was a founder member of Square Peg magazine, radical queer quarterly and has written for The Guardian and Sight&Sound magazine. Brian joined the British Film Institute press office in 1987, where he continues to work specialising in promoting the BFI National Archive and the BFI’s wider cultural program. Since 2000, he has also worked as a programmer on BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival which this year celebrated its 30th edition.
Born in 1985 in Lviv, Ukraine. Studied filmmaking at the Institute of Cinema and Television of the Kyiv National Culture and Arts University as well as at Wajda Film school in Warsaw as a holder of Gaude Polonia scholarship. Since 2006, she has made a number of short films that were shown at around 50 international film festivals. Natali is a program director of Kyiv International Short Film Festival where she curates retrospectives and videoart as well as a section dedicated to LGBT films called Out&Proud.