18 December 1978
|Years active||2001 - present|
Tonislav Hristov (Bulgarian : Тонислав Христов; born 18 December 1978, in Vratza, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian filmmaker. He moved to Finland in 2001.
Yleisradio Oy (Finnish), literally General Radio or General Broadcast; Swedish: Rundradion Ab; English: Finnish Broadcasting Company; abbr. Yle, is Finland's national public broadcasting company, founded in 1926. It is a joint-stock company which is 99.98% owned by the Finnish state, and employs around 3,200 people in Finland. Yle shares many of its organizational characteristics with its UK counterpart, the BBC, on which it was largely modelled.
Amy Keating Rogers is an American television writer who has contributed to several notable animated television series and films, including episodes of The Powerpuff Girls and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. She has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2009, Rogers directed the documentary film Jason Bateman Thinks I'm Dead, which chronicles her attempts to re-establish contact with actor Jason Bateman, one of her classmates in elementary school. On April 27, 2015, she became a full-time writer at Disney.
Kim Longinotto is a British documentary film maker, well known for making films that highlight the plight of female victims of oppression or discrimination. Longinotto has made more than 20 films, usually featuring inspiring women and girls at their core. Her subjects have included female genital mutilation in Kenya, women standing up to rapists in India, and the story of Salma, an Indian Muslim woman who smuggled poetry out to the world while locked up by her family for decades.
Alexis Kouros is a Finnish writer, documentary-maker, director, and producer.
Veikko Aaltonen is a Finnish director, editor, sound editor, production manager and film and television writer and actor.
Leanne Pooley ONZM is a Canadian filmmaker based in Auckland, New Zealand. Pooley was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, she immigrated to New Zealand in the mid-1980s and began working in the New Zealand television and film industry before moving to England where she worked for many of the world's top broadcasters. She returned to New Zealand in 1997 and started the production company Spacific Films. Her career spans more than 25 years and she has won numerous international awards. Leanne Pooley was made a New Zealand Arts Laureate in 2011 and an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year's Honours List 2017. She is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Daniel Roemer is a Los Angeles-based American film director, actor, and screenwriter. He studied film and theater at University of Southern California.
Paul J. Coyne is an American film and television editor and producer.
Pirjo Irene Honkasalo is a Finnish film director who has also worked as a cinematographer, film editor, producer, screenwriter and actress. In 1980 she co-directed Flame Top with Pekka Lehto, with whom she worked earlier and later as well. The film was chosen for the 1981 Cannes Film Festival. In the 1990s she focused on feature documentaries such as "The Trilogy of the Sacred and the Satanic". Honkasalo returned to fiction with Fire-Eater (1998) and Concrete Night (2013), both of which were written by Pirkko Saisio. Concrete Night won six Jussi Awards in 2014, among them the Jussi for the Best Direction and the Jussi for the Best Film. Its world premiere was at the Toronto International Film Festival in Masters series.
Melody Gilbert is an award-winning independent documentary filmmaker, and educator from Washington, D.C. now living in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She has directed, filmed, produced, and sometimes edited, seven independent feature-length documentaries since 2002. The Documentary Channel calls her "one of the most fearless filmmakers in contemporary documentary cinema." She is currently an assistant professor of journalism at Northwestern State University.
NUTV at the University of Calgary is one of the oldest university-based television production societies in Canada. Established in 1983 and incorporated in 1991, NUTV is a campus-based non-profit organization that offers opportunities to University of Calgary students and community members to explore the medium of television by learning the various stages of production. These opportunities include reporting/interviewing, hosting, writing, camera operation, lighting, sound mixing, using Final Cut Pro & Adobe Creative Suite, editing, producing, and directing. NUTV is part of the University of Calgary Tri-Media Alliance, composed of print, radio, and television (NUTV). The University of Calgary is unique in that it is one of only two Canadian universities that house three media operations on-campus, the other being the University of Toronto Mississauga's UTM/TV.
Taavi Vartia is a Finnish Film director, script writer and writer. Taavi Vartia has since 1990 planned, directed and produced programmes for all of Finland's national television channels: YLE TV1, YLE TV2, MTV3 and Nelonen, across a range of genres including drama, entertainment, music, profiles and documentaries. He has been involved in the production of over 1100 episodes. Vartia has also written and directed several company- and image videos for the Finnish companies. In recent years he has received recognition as a writer of young adult dramas and as a documentary film maker. Vartia has published four novels. Taavi Vartia founded Taaborin kesäteatteri/ Taabori Summer Theater in Nurmijärvi 2009 and started to run the movie theatre Kino Juha 2019. Vartia is currently known to be the only Finnish film director to have his own cinema.
Mahboubeh Honarian born in 1962, is an Iranian-Canadian Director and Producer. She was awarded her MSc in Engineering Multimedia and BA in Humanities with a Media and Cultural studies bias in the United Kingdom.
Demir Yanev was born in Damascus, Syria and is a film producer and director.
Joi McMillon is an American film editor, known for her work on the Academy Award-winning film Moonlight (2016), for which she won several accolades.
Züli Aladağ is a German-Kurdish film director, film producer, and screenwriter.
The Good Postman is a 2016 documentary film directed by Tonislav Hristov. The film offers a tragicomic perspective on the 'refugee crisis' of 2015 from a small Bulgarian village located near the Turkish border. The village has suffered decades of economic and demographic decline. The handful of remaining residents observe refugee families from Syria and elsewhere as they cross the border, and ponder inviting them to settle in the vacant village houses. This proposal, advocated by the village postman and main protagonist Ivan, polarizes opinions and brings into focus the local people's own fears, hopes and disappointments.
Walter Fasano is an Italian film editor. Best known for his collaborations with director Luca Guadagnino, he rose to prominence for his work on the universally-acclaimed film Call Me by Your Name (2017), for which he received many awards and nominations.
Daniel Hirsh is an American film and video editor, director, cinematographer, graphic designer, actor, writer, producer and voice over artist. He has acted in and directed several World Premiere theatrical productions, and his editing work on short- and feature-length films have won awards at several festivals. Hirsh has trained as a videographer, actor, singer, and improvisational comedian, currently continuing work in Milwaukee, New York City, Atlanta and St. Louis. Working mainly with Atlanta filmmaker and entertainer Parthiban Shanmugam, other collaborators include Wade Ballance, Philip Barrett, Kevin L. Powers, and Thomas Smugala. Influenced by French videographer and university lecturer Pier Marton and screenwriter Richard Chapman, he has focused his career on narrative filmmaking, while also piecing together documentaries on energy healing, life after death and astral projection. He currently resides in New York City due to his interest in The New York Presbyterian Hospital which utilizes energy healing, and proximity to The Monroe Institute and University of Virginia, both of which partake in astral projection and consciousness research.
Peter Svatek has had a variety of occupations in the film and television industry, including as director, writer, producer, second unit director or assistant director, editor and miscellaneous crew tasks.