Animator I Italy
Born in 1984 in Italy. Studied engraving, photography and graphic design at the Polytechnic University of Milan. 2010 Graduated from the famous Supinfocom Arles where
he studied CG animation. Since 2010 animator and graphic designer at Nadasdy Film. His films have accumulated a total of over 250 selections. Has been a member of the jury of
several festivals. His masterclass "Sensible 3d" and his workshop "How to open your 3D eyes" have been held in more than thirty schools and festivals.
Artist & Researcher I Germany
Max Hattler is an artist, researcher, curator and educator who works with abstract, experimental and expanded animation. After studying at Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art, London, he completed a doctorate in fine art at the University of East London. He is a tenured associate professor at the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong. His work has been shown worldwide and has received prizes from Annecy Animation Festival, Prix Ars Electronica, Montreal Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Punto y Raya Festival, Cannes Lions and London International Animation Festival, among others. He serves on the board of directors of the iotaCenter and the editorial boards of Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal and Animation Practice, Process & Production. His current work focuses on synaesthetic experience and visual music, the narrative potential of abstract animation and expanded artistic approaches to binocular vision.
Film Director - Production Designer I Greece
Sergio Ko is a Greek multi award winning creative using “please insert coin” as his production alias. Sergio was one of the founding members of ASIFA Greece, is a member of ASIFA Hollywood and a member of the Annie awards jury. Since the summer of 2018 Sergio has been part of the Virtual reality (VR) and Expanded Reality (XR) pioneers MAL-VI, an award-winning, interdisciplinary design and communication agency based in London, UK and Thessaloniki, Greece. From 2014 to 2019 he co-found and was part of the holistic design and film bureau, WITHIN and was one of the Creative Directors of SYNERGASTIRION, an award winning Art & Design collective in Athens Greece.
Sergio has vast production experience on set and in post production starting as an animator and continues as a director and a set designer for various TV shows and television commercials for the major production companies in Greece.