Britt Raes

Britt Raes

Illustrator and director, working in animation makes her happy every day! Her first professional short film “Catherine” has travelled to over 150 film festivals and won more than 30 prizes (including Best Female Director and the Audience Award in Animakom Fest 2017). She likes chocolate, Indie music, Totoro and riding her bike. If she is reincarnated, she hopes to come back as a cat named Fluffy. At the moment she is developing several self-written fairytales for children, and a series about pets.

Kim Keukeleire

Kim Keukeleire

Kim is an animation director and lead animator based in Belgium and specialised in stop motion animation.
Amongst other, she animated on “Chicken Run” (Nick Park & Peter Lord), “Fantastic Mister Fox” (Wes Anderson), “Frankenweenie” (Tim Burton)… She was the animation director of the recently Oscar nominated French animation features film “My Life as a Zucchini” (Claude Barras). She was a lead animator on Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion feature film “Isle of Dogs” in London.
Since 2008 she has been a lecturer at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Visuels de La Cambre and jury member in various international festivals.

Olatz Beobide

Olatz Beobide

Actress and Director, graduate in performing arts at Antzerti and Michael and Anna McCallion’s school in London. He has worked with most of the Basque companies in more than thirty plays and with the French companies Theater du Rivage and Theater des Chimeres. On television her latest works have been “Aitaren Etxea” as an actress and “Eskamak Kentzen” as director. He has just created and starred in the webserie in Basque “Nomofobiak”.

Priit Tender

Priit Tender

Born in 1971 in Tallinn, he is an Estonian animator –the director, designer and writer of many animated short films. His author films are driven by surreal imagery, Black humor and dark existential journeys. Priit’s films have won prizes and nominations from the most important short and animation film festivals, including Annecy, Ottawa, Hiroshima, Dresden, Fredrikstad, Utrecht, etc.

Petrit Gora

Petrit Gora

Bachelor of Fine Arts and graphic design, is artistic director of ANIBAR, the International Festival of Animation Film of Peja (Kosovo).

Yves Nougarede

Yves Nougarede

Born in 1974 in Annecy, he discovered animation thanks to the televisión. He then experimented with clay animation on camera 8mm. He began his film education in high school and continued the studies at Lumière University Lyon 2. After refusing to do military service, he was employed at the film department of Annecy Festival. He is now responsable for data entry and archiving. He mainly serves, however, as video-operator for selection committees. Thanks to this job, he is able to see over 3000 films each year since 1997. In 2012 he became a member of the selection committee at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, and since 2016 he is also in charge of the Virtual Reality demos.