was born in Düsseldorf, Germany, in 1945. Studied medicine and philosophy in Freiburg and directing at the HFF in Munich. Founding member and since 1996 president of the European Film Academy. His 3D dance film Pina premiered in 2011 in the Berlinale Official Selection (Out of Competition) and received an Oscar® nomination. He is currently shooting his 3D feature film Every Thing Will Be Fine in Montreal.
was born in Graz, Austria, in 1959. Studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and the Film Academy Vienna. As a filmmaker and writer, he moves back and forth between cinematic forms and genres. Whores’ Glory completed his trilogy of essayist documentaries in 2011. He is currently on a one year travel around the world for his new documentary Untitled.
was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1972. Studied art history and works as filmmaker and conceptual artist. Founder and artistic leader of the Sound/Gallery in Copenhagen. His documentary Into Eternity (2010) provides a glimpse into the world’s first final nuclear waste facility. The Visit: A Film On The Ultimate Copernican Revolution is in post-production.
was born in Santa Monica, USA, in 1936, Robert Redford is an actor, film director, producer, and environmentalist. In 1981, he received an Oscar® for his directorial film debut Ordinary People, and in 2001 received an honorary Oscar® for his Sundance Film Institute work. His Sundance Institute and Film Festival nurtures innovative voices in independent film. His most recent screen performance was in J.C. Chandor’s survival epic All Is Lost.
was born in Stranda, Norway, in 1970. Studied journalism and documentary filmmaking in Bergen and Oslo. She directs and produces documentaries and feature films and stages theatre plays. Her work focuses on social and political issues. Her first feature The Angel was the Norwegian Oscar® entry in 2010. Her most recent documentary Nowhere Home received the Norwegian Film Award 2013.
was born in Fortaleza, Brazil, in 1966. Studied architecture in Brazilia and film in New York. He directs fiction and documentary films and teaches script writing. His art installations have been exhibited widely. His directorial debut Madame Sata screened in Un Certain Regard in Cannes in 2002. His new film Praia Do Futuro premieres in this year’s Berlinale Competition.