Max Gleschinski

director, born in Rostock in 1993, lives in Rostock

  • 2012 diploma from German secondary school qualifying for university admission or matriculation

  • 2012/13 internship at institute for new media in Rostock

  • since 2014 freelance film maker

  • 2015-16 guest lecturer for film acting at der Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock

  • 2017 Bachelor of Arts (Anglistik/Amerikanistik, Philosophie)

  • 2017 foundation of the Von Anfang Anders film company

  • 2018 winner of „Förderpreis Neues Deutsches Kino“ at Hofer Filmtage

Filmography (selection)
2018 – Kahlschlag, 2017 – Endzeitstimmung (short film), 2016 – Gott liebt ein menschliches Weib (short film), 2015 – Zuhause (short film)

Anne Isensee

director and animator, born in 1992 in Magdeburg, lives in Berlin

  • 2011 academic studies at TU Dresden (media research / sociology)

  • since 2013 academic studies at Filmuniversität Babelsberg (animation)

  • internships at Balance Film GmbH, Hahn Film AG, Talking Animals Animation Collective

  • 2017 – 2018 living in Los Angeles

  • 2019 – 2020 academic studies at EnsAD Paris

Filmographyie (selection)
2019 – Ich Will, 2017 – #WTF, 2017 – Megatrick (GoldFiSH 2018), 2015 – Breasts Off

Dieter Schumann

producer and director, born in 1953 in Ludwigslust, lives in Basthorst

  • 1970 -1976  apprenticeship and time at sea as a sailor with the German shipping company

  • 1978 – 1982  studied directing at HFF Potsdam-Babelsberg

  • seit 1983 director, author and producer

  • 1990 development of cultural film promotion and the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State Film Centre

  • 1991 founding director of the Schwerin FilmKunstFest

  • 1990 – 2001 leader of the Landesfilmzentrums Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

  • 2002: Foundation of the Basthorst film manufactory

  • 2014: Cultural prize winner of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Filmografie (Auswahl)
2019 – Lene und die Geister des Waldes, 2015 – Weltbahnhof mit Kiosk, 2010 – Wadans Welt, 1994 – Flüstern und Schreien 2, 1988 – Flüstern und Schreien 1

Stine Wangler

born 1985 in Rostock, lives in Hamburg and works for Kurzfilm Agentur Hamburg

  • Master’s degree in Applied Cultural Studies at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film Studies and Media Communications while studying abroad at the University of Glamorgan in Wales

  • since 2012 working for the Short Film Agency Hamburg in world distribution

  • 2014 – 2019 Part of the selection committee of the German Competition at the Short Film Festival Hamburg

Clara Winter

Artist, born 1989, lives in Leipzig

  • was born in a country that doesnt exist anymore, several times rejected at Drama Schools and won the “Movie of the year“- Award at FiSH 2016 in cooperation with  Miguel Ferráez

  • studied/studies free Art in Kassel, Toulouse and Brussels

  • since 2014: works with Miguel Ferraéz to connect Movies with fiction, documentation and performance

  • organized a livingroom-university in Mexico

  • pursues the goal of fighting the tyranny of convenience

  • studies at the Dutch Art institute and won the “German Shortmovie Award 2019“ with  Miguel Ferráez

Filmografie (Auswahl)
2019 -Wir sprechen heute noch Deutsch, 2017 – poor people relax me, 2016 – ExplorerIn 2009, 2015Postcolonialism in 30sqm, 2014 – Just kids left alive on the road

Linda Kujawski

jury moderatorin & „overview protector“ at a company for documentaries, born in 1987, lives in Leipzig

  • studied something with media and movie and may call herself media dramaturg

  • managed the FILMZ festival (Festival of german cinema in Mainz) for three years

  • since 2013: has been part of the Filmfest Dresden team and is, among other things, a member of the selection committee for the national competition

  • since 2017: she is part of the FiSH crew – as jury member, jury moderator and fan

  • since 2018: works for a world distributor of documentaries and sifts, sells and distributes documentaries to television stations and festivals worldwide 

  • likes her popcorn rather salty than sweet and always stays in the cinema until the end of the credits