Feature Films


Mika Anttolainen

He is the coordinator of the Oulu International Children's and Youth Film Festival. He first worked in libraries, joining the festival in 2001. He worked four years as a press officer before starting as a coordinator in 2007. For several years Anttolainen was a board member of the Oulu Night of Arts, an annual event where all kinds of arts forms meet. 


Michael Harbauer

He is devoted to films since his early childhood. In 1996, he initiated the International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience SCHLINGEL. What was originally launched as a film week with not more than twelve films, is now one of the most comprehensive platforms for international and national children’s and youth films in Germany. Furthermore, Michael Harbauer is film supervisor at the important regulating institutions and advisory boards for film, cinema and television in Germany.


Aneta Ozorek

She searches for new film revelations being responsible for children section programme of KLAPS, International Festival of Film Producers REGIOFUN, musical documentaries section of LOUDER and Middle East section of the International Festival ARS Independent. The producer of the projects Random Film Festival and SABABA – Have Fun with Jewish Culture! On the daily basis she coordinates educational and multicultural projects in SILESIA FILM in Katowice and cooperates with Cultural Film Festiwal, NOTFALL Film Festival and Medialab Katowice.


Joan Parsons

Director of Showcomotion Young People’s Film Festival and Senior Programmer at The Showroom Cinema in Sheffield, UK. Having worked in cinemas for over 10 years Joan is committed to developing brave and interested young audiences who will become future film lovers, watchers and makers.


Martin Strange-Hansen

He is the only Danish director to have received two Academy Awards (Oscars). First in 2002 with his graduation film from the Danish Filmschool ‘Feeding Desire’, (student academy award) and the year after with his short film ‘This Charming Man’ (Live action short film category). His cinematic humor often serves as a good provider of the serious themes which lurks underneath the surface of his stories. 


Willemine van de Wiel

She studied medicine at Groningen University in the Netherlands. In the graduation year as a doctor (2006), she started her career as a screenwriter. Together with Mirjam Oomkes she wrote the scripts of the feature films 'Stay' and 'Mike says Goodbye', both of which won several prizes on festivals worldwide. Currently she is working on her third film, whilst continuing to practice medicine at the same time.