Filip Antoni Malinowski, born 1982 in Poznań (Poland) - director & producer (Poland)
After graduation from Film- & Mediasce in Vienna and the Academy of Fine Arts - where he received the Appreciation Award - he founded the Vienna based production company Soleil Film GmbH, where he was producer of four feature length films and several short features. In 2011 he has founded the polish company Malina Film in terms of co-producing between Austria and Poland. He has debuted as director of the creative documentary „Eksmisja” (engl. „Resettlement”) in 2012.
2012: Eksmisja / Resettlement, documentary 72min, Poland, Austria
short synopsis: A marriage of two members of Polish intelligentsia, both retired, are forced to leave the apartment they have lived in for several decades. Their grandson, who lives in Austria, comes to accompany them in difficult moments. This poignant family story is a record of the socio-economic transformation happening in Poland as well as a testimony to the radical change in mentality, which is difficult to accept.
funding received by Bmukk - Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture.
festivals screened till now: Krakow International Film Festival, Unabhängiges Filmfest Osnabrück (competition), This Human World Human Rights Film Festival Vienna (competition), Polish Film Festival of America Chicago, OFF Cinema Festival Poznań (competition, awarded Honorable Mention), FilmPolska München, Seattle Polish Film Festival, Człowiek w Zagrożeniu Łódź (competition, awarded Price of the University of Third Age), Cinema Perpetuum Mobile FF Minsk.
Carlo Pisani, born 1978 in Bari (Italy) - writer & 2nd director
Carlo Pisani is born in Italy in 1978. He’s raised in Mozambique, Italy, Tanzania and England. He shoots documentaries for NGOs in Angola, Tanzania and Ethiopia and in 2004 enrolls in the Italian National Film School. There he directs four short films, Cell Mate, Consuelo (62nd Venice Film Festival), Tomorrow, The Rival and graduates in 2007. The same year he wins the Premio Solinas (at the most prestigious screenwriter contest in Italy). For the next two years he lives in Berlin where he works as an editor (Strictly Bolshoi winner of an International Emmy Award). Currently he lives in Zurich and has just completed LoveTrips his first feature documentary and where he has cofounded the production company RebelMango.