Patrick Cazals
Director, film expert, producer
Born in Lespiqnan, France. Studied philosophy and film at the Sorbonne. In 1987 he founded “Les Films du Horla”. From 1987 to 1995, he also contributed to “Liberation” and “Cahiers du cinema”. He worked as a radio producer for “France Culture” from 1989 to 2004 also assisted to Claude Miller in “The Accompanist” (1992) and Otar Iosseliani in his ARTE projects. His directorial credits include some fifty documentaries and portraits, including film about famous cineasts, such as “Sergueï Paradjanov, the Rebel” (2004), “Rouben Mamoulian: The Golden Age Of Broadway And Hollywood” (2006), “Hurricane Kalatozov” (2009), “Musidora, the Tenth Muse” (2013) (2013).
Andrei Osipov
Director, producer, scriptwriter
Born on August 10, 1960 in Kemerovo region. In 1982 graduated from the Odessa Polytechnic Institute, worked as an atomic engineer in the Crimea. In 1995 graduated from the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors (class of of E. Tashkov, 1995). His directorial debut was the movie “Duel” (1994). The first film in the series “Legends of the Silver Age” called “Max Voloshin. Voices” propelled him to fame. It won the Grand-Prix at the festival of non-feature films “Russia” in Ekaterinburg (1997), the first prize at the competition of student works “St. Anna” (1998), “Prize of Europe” at the International TV Festival in Berlin (1998). The next installments “Andrei Bely. Hunting the Angel or Four Loves of the Prophetic Poet” (2002) and “Marina Tsvetaeva. The Marina Passions” (2004) were equally successful winning numerous awards and prizes of the Russian Government in the field of culture in 2005.
Andrei Osipov is three-times winner of the national film award “Nika”, winner of the “Golden Eagle” and “Laurel” awards, winner of the “Stalker” award at the festival of films about human rights and of the second prize at the film festival “Message to Man” for the film “Carried by the Wind” (1999), Grand-Prix of the “Fire Spirit” Festival for “Koktebel Pebbles” (2015) and Grand-Prix of the 1st International Film Festival “Eurasian Bridge” for “Forgotten Flights” (2016) and others. His directorial filmography includes “Et Cetera. Seven Wars from the Japanese to the Chechen” (2000), “Save and Protect” (2013), “Stubborn Khutsiev” (2015).
Ekaterina Nosik
Actress, director
Born in Moscow in 1984 into Vladimir Nosik’s family. In 2007 graduated from the department of acting at RATI. At 12 she debuted in cinema playing a part in Gennady Poloka’s “Return of Battleship Potyomkin”. Her actress’s filmography includes parts in such movies as “S.S.D.” (2008), “Divorce” (2012), “Blockbuster” (2016). In 2010 she completed the Courses for Directors NOChU with the “School Studio of Modern Variety, Cinema and Television”. Made her directorial debut in 2012 when she directed the movie  “We Shared Oranges” together with her sister. In 2013 the short “Holivar” by Daria and Ekaterian Nosik participated in the “Kinotavr” Competition.