Mantė Valiūnaitė is currently studying PhD at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Her research is focused on hybrid cinema. Mante was an Artistic Director at Vilnius International Film Festival “Kino pavasaris.” She has worked as a programmer at International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival “Inconvenient Films”. Mante curated various projects in NGO “Meno avilys”. In addition, she regularly writes to magazine “Kinas” and weekly cultural paper “7 Days of Art”.
Director and camera operator Karol Lindholm has roots on two Baltic coastlines. He was born in 1990 in the Polish city of Koszalin, around thirteen kilometers from that sea. He lived in Sweden and Denmark. He took philosophy at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and he graduated Film and Television Cinematography and Photography at Krzysztof Kieślowski Film School in Katowice. He is working as a camera operator, Director of Photography in Documentaries, TV-Series, Fiction Films in Poland and Germany. His short films “In a Lion” and “The Last Whistle” have been screened and awarded at numerous international film festivals.
Lucile Bourliaud has been programming films for the past nine years, collaborating with festivals in France (Lille International Short Film Festival), Quebec (Regard Festival), Sweden and the UK. In 2015 she joined the Flatpack Festival in Birmingham, where she is now in charge of the short film competition. Since 2020, she is also a short film programmer for Nordisk Panorama (Malmö). Between programming jobs, she likes to coordinate print traffic and format hard drives.