Marcela Said, (born in Santiago in 1972) started as a documentary filmmaker with I love Pinochet, Opus Dei and El mocito. Her first feature film, The summer of the flying fish, won acclaim in Cannes. Her style is a good mix between social and political issues applied to private lives.
Gigi Roccati is a well known Italian documentary filmmaker and photojournalist that has travelled extensively all over the world. Awarded for best war documentary on RAI TV in 2013, for his work The Road to Kabul. His previous screen-plays, documentaries and short films have earned him international prizes and awards, as well as development and institutional funds like Media Europe.
Shubhashish Bhutiani, (born in 1991) was only 21, when he won 25 awards for his first short Kush. Now he’s 26 and with his first feature film, Hotel Salvation, won international acclaim. The film marks his debut as one of an exciting new wave of young Indian filmmakers.
Alonso RuizPalacios (born in 1978, Mexico City) is a brilliant Mexican director. Started with the short film Café Paraiso in 2008 that won an Ariel Award and now he’s directing a big production, MUSEO; starring Gael Garcia Bernal to be ready by 2018.
Juho Kuosmanen (born 1979) is a Finnish film director and screenwriter. His graduation film called The Painting Sellers was nominated for five Finnish film Academy Awards and won the first prize in Cinéfondation in Cannes Film Festival. Olli Maki is his first feature film and won best film at Un certain Regard in Cannes last year.