A producer that has been producing TV films and series, as well as many features films for years. Marc became an Oscar winning producer with No Man’s Land as he was already an Oscar nominee producer with Before the Rain. Recently, he produced The Lunchbox by Ritesh Batra (Cannes 2013 Critic’s Week) which has been a big success all over the world, and Albüm by Mehmet Can Mertoglu (Turkey) which won the “revelation award" at Critic’s week in 2016.
Geoff Browne is an experienced documentary director, cameraman and screenwriter. He shoots in all corners of the world, sometimes in the most challenging circumstances and environments. He has shot for two-time Oscar winning director Malcolm Clarke on his award winning movies. He spent weeks with LAPD, DEA shooting raids and arrests. And he directed PSA’s with Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Jane Fonda, etc.，on behalf of Unicef and the ASPCA.
Nikki Bohm is an actor and filmmaker born in Zagreb, Croatia. She graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, UK.Nikki's has written and directed experimental films which have screened around the world including the prestigious Sitges festival in Spain, and she has directed theatrical stage productions in Los Angeles, CA. Inspired by European experimental Art House filmmaking, American 1980’s cinema, and Latin American film, Nikki strives to create a cinematic work that explores how choice, consequence and error can have an important effect on people’s lives and the world around us. With raw realism, her films often explore social issues, dealing with psychological and physical human struggles.
Ashish Wagh, Founder at Dreams Beyond Entertainment (USA), Co-Founder and Managing Director of Indian Film Studios Private Limited & Managing Partner at Merry Go Round Studios. Produced films with Oscar winning Producer Marc Baschet. Has 18 years of combined experience in Production, Theatrical Distribution, Marketing and Sales in Bollywood, Hollywood & Regional Films in India. Released more than 500 films.
Kirk Ryde is a filmmaker and actor based in Los Angeles, CA. He received an MFA in Film and Television from UCLA where he won the Jack Nicholson Award for Screenwriting. Kirk's award winning films have screened at film festivals around the world, and as an actor he has appeared in several independent films as well as on NBC Television and Curiosity Stream. Kirk is the founder of Kleer Bros. Entertainment, an independent production house, and he actively works with film festivals worldwide to discover and promote new writers and filmmakers. He recently returned from China where we was a Visiting Professor at the Beijing Film Academy.
Renée Beaulieu is an award-winning screenwriter, director, producer, and editor. She has a PhD in Film Studies and is the professor of screenwriting and film production at the University of Montréal.
Roger Garcia was the former Chairman of Hong Kong International Film Festival. He has worked as a programmer, curator, and juror for many international film festivals. He produced films including Colombia TriStar’s The Big Hit and Raymond Red’s Manila Skies.
Ms. Hou is the Co-founder and President of the United Elite Education Association, Vice President of the Chinese American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Washington, Advisory Board Member of the American Chinese Economic & Cultural Exchange Association (ACECEA), Montgomery County Executive AAPI Business Advisory Committee Board Member, and founder of Fantasia Music Studios.
Ms. Sha (Bihong) is an influential and international gold- awards-winning film director, scriptwriter, producer, talk show host, writer, poet，member of the Chinese Writers’ Association, Chairman of Golden Phoenix Film(sha), and Executive Board Member of Fusion Media Corporation in the United States. She has served as a judge of several international film festivals such as the North American Chinese Short Film Exhibition and the China V Film Decade Exhibition, among many other nationally acclaimed festivals.
Guy Renardeau A multi-award winning composer, songwriter, producer, musician, and filmmaker. Guy studied at the Hochschule für Music in Kõln, a famous university in Germany. He has worked on award-winning films in Europe and the US. Guy was also a member of the Performing Arts Fund NL, which is the most important culture fund in the Netherlands. He also loves teaching and does master-level classes in composition and filmmaking.