Jacopo Quadri (nov.1964, Italy) studied at CSC filmschool in Rome. As an editor, he worked on films by Bernardo Bertolucci, Gianfranco Rosi, Mario Martone, Paolo Virzì, Marco Bechis, Francesca Archibugi, Zhang Yuan, Alessandro Rossetto, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and many others. He directed various experimental short films and, together with Mario Martone, made the full-length documentary Un posto al mondo (2000). Since the death of his father Franco Quadri,he has managed his publishing house Ubulibri, specialised in books about theatre. With Ubulibri, Jacopo Quadri embarked on making documentaries about theatre, of which La scuola d’estate (2014) was the first, followed by Il paese dove gli alberi volano (2015). For his third feature length documentary, Lorello and Brunello, he received the Cipputi Award and the Special Jury Mention at the Torino Film Festival in 2017. Ultimina (2020, IDFA world premiere) is his new work.
Born on the Adriatic cost, she lives between Italy and Ireland. Alogside degrees in Cultural Studies and in Documentary Practice in Milan she started her career as a festival programmer and co-artistic director at Milano Film Festival. Since 2018, she is working as project and production manager for Dubliner animation studio and maps and plans, and she co-founded Varicoloured Holistic Film Agency, a company dedicated to short film distribution strategy and production consultancy. She is also a project manager of Torino Short Film Market and Short Film Advisor of Venice International Film Festival.
Edo Brenes was born in Costa Rica in 1985. He studied a BA in Animation at Veritas University, Costa Rica; followed by an MA in Animation and Design at the University of Sunderland, UK. For the past 4 years he has worked solely on graphic novels and comics; and has published 2 long length novels: Il paradiso delle aragoste, Oblomov Edizioni, 2019 and Bons baisers de Limón, Casterman 2021, along with other short comics. In 2018 he won the Cheltenham Illustration Award (UK) for his comic Lunday, and in 2019 he won the Observer/Cape/Comica Graphic Short Story Award (UK) for his comic Memories From Limón. He has also worked as a lecturer at Veritas University and the Cambridge School of Art. At the moment, he lives on a secluded tropical beach in Costa Rica with his wife.
Born in 1988 in Linz, Austria, he lives and works in Vienna and Scharten. In his work Heindl is interested in the possibilities of art in public space. The starting points of his works are often things and phenomena of everyday life.
2007 – 2014 Study at the university for applied arts in Vienna, 2011 Erasmus Scholarship at NCAD in Dublin / Winner of LENTOS Art price 2016, Residency at Lichtenberg Studios Berlin 2015, Winner of the Junge Kunst Kunstpreises (Kunstverein Passau) 2014, Studioprogramm Das Weisse Haus 2013, Winner of the Fred-Adlmüller Scholarship 2011, Scholarship for the international summer academy in Salzburg 2009. Exhibitions in Austria and abroad (Viennale, Forum Stadtpark Graz, Salzburger Kunstverein, Kunsthalle Wien, PACT Zollverein, Essen, et al.).
His short film Stones won the 1st edition of MAX3MIN International Short Film Competition.