is an Italian video artist and filmmaker. His works come from a continuous mingling of documentary cinema and contemporary art. They are the result of research aimed at exploring regions that are not very visible in daily life, realities in which the artist delves in first person. His works have been shown at museums and exhibitions in Italy and abroad, including the Venice Biennial, the R. Solomon Guggenheim Museum New York and MoMA. Film festivals such as the Venice Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, IDFA, Hot Docs, Cinéma du Réel and South by Southwest have screened his films. Among the many awards he received are the Talent Prize 2012 (Guido Talarico Editore), the Grand Prix for Il Capo in Lab Competition at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival 2012 and the Grand Prize for Da Vinci in the Short Film Competition at IndieLisboa 2013.
has worked as a film editor since 1988, and has edited more than 70 documentaries. In the 1990s, she worked as an editor at UNESCO in Paris. For 20 years she worked alongside Eduardo Coutinho, one of the most important documentary filmmakers in Brazil. She edited his last 12 documentaries, including the one finished after his death. She has worked with many Brazilian directors, including Carlos Nader, Walter Carvalho, Silvio Tendler, José Joffily, Eduardo Escorel and Flavia Castro, and the Oscar-winning American director Megan Mylan. She has given master classes on editing and Coutinho’s work in Canada, the United States, France, Argentina, Uruguay and in Brazil. Berg is currently editing the new documentary by Petra Costa, about the impeachment of President Dilma Roussef.
is a two-time Emmy Award-winning sound designer and rerecording mixer, as well as a composer. The last few years have been filled with working on wonderful films including Weiner
(Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg), winner of the 2016 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, Cartel Land
(Matthew Heineman), The Wolfpack
(Crystal Mossel), winner of the 2015 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, and The Square
(Jehane Noujaim). Paul got his professional start as a boom operator in 1988, moving on to production mixing in 1991. Some notable titles of his early years in production sound include Trust
by Hal Hartley, and Ang Lee’s The Wedding Banquet
and Eat Drink Man Woman
. In 1994, his passion for sound led him to the creative environment of post-production. Some highlights of his sound design and rerecording credits include the Academy Award-winning films The Fog of War
(Errol Morris) and Born Into Brothels
(Zana Briski and Ross Kaufman). Paul is a partner at Gigantic Post in New York.
Ingrid van Tol
is head of the documentary department at the Dutch Cultural Media Fund (Mediafonds). Between 2001 and 2009, she was also head of the new media department at this Fund, which provides subsidies for more than 40 documentaries each year. Previously, Van Tol worked as a policy maker and programmer for film, visual arts and new media at the Rotterdam Arts Council, and as a programmer at De Balie, the Amsterdam-based center for culture and politics. Since 2011, she has been an external examiner for the Netherlands Film Academy’s Master in Film, and since 2012 an advisor at the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF). As an expert on interactive documentary, she was a member of the jury at Hot Docs in Toronto (2008) and the Cross Video Days in Paris (2015). She regularly gives guest lectures on documentary and interactive documentary at the University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, Willem the Kooning Arts Academy and Saint Joost Arts Academy.
has been the Executive Director of Women Make Movies, a non-profit New York-based film organization that supports women filmmakers, since 1983. During her tenure, it has grown into the largest distributor of films by and about women in the world, and the internationally recognized Production Assistance Program has helped hundreds of women get their films made. Films from WMM programs win prizes regularly at the Sundance Film Festivals and been nominated or won Academy Awards for 10 of the past 11 years. Zimmerman is a keynote speaker on conferences, lectures regularly at universities around the United States and has moderated panels and given master classes at festivals all over the world. She was a tutor at IDFA’s Summer Film Academy and co-host of the Talk of the Day. In 2013, she received the Doc Mogul Award from the Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto.