Martin DiCicco’s debut feature,  ALL THAT PASSES BY THROUGH A WINDOW THAT DOESN’T OPEN (2017) won the Regard Neuf Award at Visions du Réel, the Cinematic Vision Award at the Camden IFF, and the Artistic Merit Prize of the Taiwan IDF. 

His short film,  HERE THERE IS NO EARTH (2018) has been exhibited at the 56th New York Film Festival, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)’s Doc Fortnight, Zinebi, UnionDocs, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Dokufest, and the Cinemateca Uruguaya.

As a cinematographer, he recently shot the short docs PICKET LINE and CAMPERFORCE for Field of Vision, and was part of the directing team of UNDRAFTED, a 2016 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Documentary Series, and additional cinematography for Brett Story’s THE HOTTEST AUGUST (True/False, CPH:DOX). He is a alumni of the New York Film Festival’s Artist Academy.

Iva is a Brooklyn based filmmaker who spent her early years in Yugoslavia and Cyprus. Her films have screened at NYFF, SXSW, Rotterdam IFF, HotDocs, Museum of Modern Art (NYC), PBS, New York Times Op-Docs. She is the recipient of the 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship and was named one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine. Iva was the editor of Celia Rowlson-Hall's MA, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival, and is currently shooting  her second feature film Aleph, inspired by Jorge Luis Borges.

Based in Tbilisi, Georgia, Macharashvili's work includes Tinatin Gurchiani's THE MACHINE WHICH MAKES EVERYTHING DISAPPEAR  which was exhibited at IDFA, DokLeipzig, and Sundance, where it won a World Cinema Directing Award.  His credits also include Nana & Simon's IN BLOOM, a winner at Berlinale, Sarajevo, and Georgia's 2013 Foreign Language Academy Award entry. 


Leandros has been working as a sound designer, sound re-recording mixer and production sound mixer for feature films, documentaries and TV commercials since 2000.  His credits include Yorgos Lanthimos' ALPS and DOGTOOTH, and Athina Tsangari's CHEVALIER and ATTENBERG.  He runs ihearvoices in Athens, Greece.

Based in Istanbul, Turkey, James runs Colorbox, a boutique color grading facility whose feature credits include Kaan Müjdeci's SIVAS, and Nuri Bilge Ceylan's ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA.

Rezo is a Georgian sound artist based in Tbilisi.  Sometimes he performs under the moniker Aux Field, and sometimes he commands cargo ships, and he has definitely seen more of the world's emptiness than most people.  

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