Director and Animation
Vladislava Plancikova was raised in a small Hungarian village in southern Slovakia. Driven by her interest in stories, history and social context of the people, she enrolled in the Department of Journalism of the Commenius University and achieved her Bachelor’s Degree. She then started Documentary Filmmaking at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava.
During her study, she has directed several remarkable student films and the ones shown at the European film festivals are : A. Kraus (2010) - Trieste Film Festival ( Eastweek Project - New Talents, Great Masters), Papa (2008) - Festival Early Melons Bratislava and Nasiel by som cvrcka v trave (2009) ( If I Found a Bug In Grass) - Film Festival DOCS, Acko Student Film Festival, nominated best student documentary film.
Apart from her student films she has worked as a director for Slovak National Television (STV) on several projects such as the documentary series Children about children (2011) and the publicistic series Roads of Hope (2011). She has also worked for other production companies and charity organisations and directed Uspavanie (2010, Oz Navrat). Her focus is mainly on social documentary filmmaking.
Recently she is finishing her Master’s Degree in Documentary Filmmaking (June 2012) with her feature-length documentary debut : Felvidek - The Land Behind.
Editor and Animation
Terezia Mikulasova has been living in the beautiful Devin near Bratislava, Slovakia ever since her childhood and is heavily influenced by her artistic family.
She studied Film Montage at the Film and Television Faculty in the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava where she had collaborated with numerous directors and worked as an editor on many fiction student films and documentaries which have already gained recognition : Midnight Hero (2008) - IGRIC award for best student film, Apple Orchard (2009) - Early Melons International Film Festival - nominated for best short film, Real Men (2010) - Vilnius Film Shorts Festival 2011- official selection, Acko Film Festival 2010- winner, best fiction film, A. Kraus (2010) - Trieste Film Festival (Eastweek Project - New Talents, Great Masters).
After achieving her Bachelor’s Degree in film editing she then attended Vancouver Film School for one year and successfully graduated with a Diploma in Classical Animation upon completing her short film : Longing (2011) - Acko film festival 2011.
Professionally she has worked as an editor for many production companies and charity organizations on documentaries such as Uspavanie (2010, Oz Navrat), Cans of time (2012) and the most recent feature documentary Gypsies Go to Election (premiere 2012). Now she is finishing her Master’s degree in film editing (June 2012) with her feature-length documentary debut : Felvidek - The Land Behind.
Graduated at Faculty of Philosophy, Comenius University in Bratislava, philological studies, Slovak – Polish languages and literature in 1994. After he started his carrier in media: in Radio Ragtime as director, screen writer, in Press agency TASR, Bratislava as journalist , in slovak tv commercial and public station, in independent companies /Monarch, Piknik Pictures/ as dramaturgy, screenwriter, director and creative producent. He is the director of short doucumentary movie: Little Big History of Mikuláš Huba, Beoynd Return, Gypsie Europian Artist, Košice – parallel city, parallel lives. From 2010 he founded independent docu art company Mandala Pictures.
Dusan Husar at present time studies Cinematography and Photography at the Film and Televison Faculty in the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava.
Debora Pastirčáková študuje filmovú réžiu na FTF VŠMU v Bratislave. Popri natáčaní svojich (zatiaľ) školských filmov sa amatérsky venuje aj fotografii. Vo svojej práci s fotografickým obrazom sa snaží o zachytenie intímneho momentu, pričom rada využíva detaily zdanlivo obyčajných vecí.
A Slovak documentary director and producer of Hungarian nationality, who does not consider himself to be Hungarian neither Slovak, but citizen of Košice. The most well known movies are: Ladomírske moritáty a legendy, 66 Seasons, Cooking History. Since 2003 has been lecturing at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava.