DANCES WITH CAMERA
Studied Media Science in Potsdam, Weimar and Lyon. Since 2012 she is part of the team of POOL – INTERNATIONALES TanzFilmFestival BERLIN. She is internationally invited as curator, lecturer and jury member. Her research focuses on film-choreographies of the 60s till 80s from the experimental New York dance and film scene. Especially interested in the question on how it is possible to arrange mouvement and images beyond classical narrative structures she is looking forward to share her passion for dance film with other artists and interested people at Short Waves Festival.
Graduated from Venice University Ca'Foscari with the degree of oriental languages and literatures (hebrew-german). Poglie has danced for Emanuele Soavi Incompany, Staatstheater Darmstadt Biennale of Venezia Theater Duisburg, Opera Koln, Teatro Malibran-Fenice, Pfalzbau Ludwighafen, Koln Alte Feuerwache, Aachen Festival, Theater an der Rott, , Bregenzer Festspiele, Spellbound Dance Company. Working with the choreographers: Emanuele Soavi, Mauro Astolfi, Ron Howell, Johan Kresnik, Susanne Linke, Mei Hong Lin, Richard Siegel, Didy Veldman. Since July 2015 she has been a dance curator for the international short movie festival Lago Film Fest.
A specialist in cinematic dance for Screen and AR and is a PhD Creative Technologies Candidate at London South Bank University with Full Scholarship from the Applied Science and Arts & Media Departments. Ginslov has an MSc Media Arts & Imaging – Screendance from Dundee University Scotland (Distinction) and an MA in Choreography, Rhodes University, South Africa. She is an award winning choreographer, independent dance filmmaker, curator and international workshop facilitator. Her works have been screened at many screendance festivals around the globe. She is also Director and Curator of Screendance Africa (Pty) Ltd an a coordinator and Jury member for 60secondsdance.dk (2011-2014).
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION AND POLISH COMPETITION
Ilya Marcus is a Russian-born Israeli cinematographer and filmmaker. He lives and works in Tel-Aviv, traveling to follow projects around Europe and the United States.<br /> After studying Film Studies at Minshar College, he debuted on the international scene in 2013 shooting several films which were nominated by many festivals worldwide, among which the Israeli Academy Awards, the Cinéfondation of Cannes, the Chicago International Film Festival, Kusturica's Kustendorf Film Festival, and the Jerusalem Film Festival. His latest short 'Shmama' (2017) directed by M. Polonski, won second place at Locarno's Film Festival. He recently took part in the 2019 edition of Berlinale Talents, and will soon shoot a film in Poland.
Simone Späni studied Film Science, German Linguistics and Literature and History of Art at the University of Zurich (without a diploma). She is a member of the selection committee for Berlinale Shorts and was a long time programmer for Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur. Apart from being a programmer, she works as a consultant for festivals and their workshop programs (film, theater and music), mainly in Switzerland (Zurich and Geneva), Berlin and Kigali (Rwanda). Simone recently founded her own boutique indie film production company COCOON PRODUCTIONS in Zurich, which produces Short Films, Feature Films (documentaries and fiction) and Video Installations. Cocoon is a partner of the pan-african incubation program REALNESS - A SCREENWRITERS RESIDENCY in South Africa (conducted by URUCU MEDIA). The production company has a strong focus on a diverse film scene, national and international.
From programmer, critic to finally distributor, Pawel wore many film industry hats for the last 12 years in order to establish a new, mainly devoted to emerging cinematic talent, curated, on-line film streaming service based in New York City but working globally along with its editorial and screening component. Formerly associated with many international film festivals in Europe and United States, including Film Society of Lincoln Center, New Directors/New Films - MoMA, now fully works at Kinoscope, where while programming, he develops new, innovative models of film distribution across the world, that include also partnerships with FiDMarseille, Agencia - Portuguese Short Film Agency, sixpack film, Talents Buenos Aires and more to be launched in upcoming months.