NInA Beta Version Festival | New Wave of TV Series | May 19–22
HBO shows, dark Swedish crime dramas, and new titles fresh from Cannes, plus the premiere of a new series by the duo Strzępka/Demirski, discussion panels, workshops, concerts, and even a parade. For the first time ever in Poland, an event devoted entirely to showcasing the phenomenon of new, quality TV shows in all its facets. May 19–22 at the National Audiovisual Institute.
producer and curator
Curator and producer of film and new media events, scholar of contemporary documentaries. For a number of years she was associated with Kino.LAB at the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle (also as its curator, between 2010-12). Currently she's a freelance event programmer and producer for various cultural institutions and organizations.
coordinator of Séries Mania
Francesco Capurro is the coordinator of the Séries Mania Co-production Forum, which he has organized from its first edition in 2013. He has a deep knowledge of the international cinema and TV industries thanks to his extensive experience in festival and professional event organizing. From 2010–2012 he worked at the coordination department of the Marché du Film at the Cannes Film Festival. He has also co-organized several other international film festivals, including Les Arcs European Film Festival, Paris Cinéma, Le Festival de Cinéma Européen des 4 Ecrans, and Premiers Plans.
director of TVP2, journalist
culture manager, curator
Culture manager, film curator, educator. Has for many years co-created the Planete+ Doc (currently Millenium Docs Against Gravity) film festival. Graduate of the Warsaw University's College for Inter-Faculty Independent Studies.
theoretician of culture
director, NInA Board member
Internationally acclaimed director, screenwriter, translator of Czech literature and an expert on Czech cinema. Graduate of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. Winner of the leading film industry awards including the Golden Globes and the FIPRESCI award at the Cannes International Film Festival. photo: Malwina Toczek
film critic, TV and radio journalist,
screenwriter, organiser of Script Fiesta festival
creative producer, story editor
Director, screenwriter, and TV series and feature film producer. Director of TV series "Trepalium" and special guest of the StoryCode Warsaw #4 meeting.
director and screenwriter
Screenwriter, TV and film director, co-author of such shows as “The Crew” and “The Deep End.”
Senior Lecturer in Screen Studies at the University of Leeds. Former Head of the Northern Film School at Leeds Metropolitan University from 1992-2001, and later Reader in Media Practice and Head of Research at Leeds Met’s School of Film, Television and Performing Arts. From 2006 until 2010 he was Research Director (later Director) of the Louis Le Prince Centre for Cinema, Photography and Television. Co-founder of the international Screenwriting Research Network, Since 2010 has been Co-Editor of the „Journal of Screenwriting,” and since 2012 co-editor of the book series „Palgrave Studies in Screenwriting”.
film scholar and essayist
film and TV producer
Film and TV produer. Fan of new media and new technologies, fascinated by their influence on storytelling. Participant of The Pixel Lab, Transmedia Next, MultiPlatform Business School. Is developing the Udyssey platform, which supports film and literary tourism meant to paint stories onto urban canvasses.
manager, producer, NInA Director
Manager, producer, originator of multiple artistic events. Graduate in cultural studies at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and recipient of the European Diploma in Cultural Art Management from the Marcel Hicter Foundation. The founder and director of the Poznań Malta Festival (since 1991), he has also headed the Wieniawski Music Society in Poznań (1997–2002), Rozmaitości Theater in Warsaw (2002–2005) and the Polish Film Institute (2005).
Script Development Executive at HBO Polska
Market Analysis Manager
film critic, director of the Gdynia Film Festival
This Warsaw band sounds like it stepped out of a time machine sent from the 70s: you’ll hear echoes of the Delta blues and punk rock straight out of the NYC club scene. Frontman Tomek Szkiela has emerged in recent years as one of Poland’s most charismatic singers.
The Stubs | Concert
21 / 05 / 2016
21 / 05 / 2016
journalist, video producer
Journalist and video producer, founder of the YouTube channel jakbyniepaczeć and co-creator of the film “Serial Viewers.”
Serial Viewers: How we watch TV Shows Today | Premiere
20 / 05 / 2016
20 / 05 / 2016
screenwriter and producer
Christian has 30 years experience as a drama originator, film director and producer in several TV-series. Together with Peter Falck and SF he created TV Spartacus company. TV Spartacus has produced TV serial Three Crowns for Swedish Channel 4 and Hotel Caesar daily soap, for TV2 in Norway. Caesar still running with great success. Since 2005 Christian Wikander is Head of Drama at SVT with responsibility for development, production and as publisher. SVT Drama is a acknowledge producer of series and miniseries. Among many titles “The Bridge”, “Real Humans”, “Don’t ever dry tears without gloves” can be mentioned.