Corporate Film Academy
FILM MAKER & PRODUCER
Since his studies at the Hochschule der Medien in Stuttgart, Peter was involved as a writer, director and producer in the production of more than 200 films.
When SWR in production, after 3 years as CEO and owner of MVP GmbH / eK in Stuttgart, he was responsible for the production of TV magazines, business TV programs and corporate films of all kinds (see References). He has worked as a freelancer since 2003.
He held workshops and seminars throughout Germany for director, production, imagery and promotional films.
FOUNDER & DIRECTOR – MODESIGN ACADEMY
Olivier Zeegers is the Founder and Director of MODESIGN ACADEMY, the only School in Management for Fashion, Design, Luxury, Perfume and Cosmetics in Belgium.
For more than 20 years, he gained pedagogical experience working with different publics in the field of fashion (La Cambre and Ihecs in Brussels, Institut Français de la Mode in Paris, UIBS in Antwerp, but not only (he also teaches to teenagers).
The purpose of MODESIGN ACADEMY is to provide accurate content, a network and a pratical experience to students whatever the program they follow which is what he believes is the best way to learn and to build a career.
FASHION FILM CONSULTANT
Co-Founder Berlin Fashion Film Festival
Born in Italy and raised in the UK, fashion film consultant Niccolò Montanari built his experience in fashion film as one of the founding members of Berlin fashion Film Festival. From selecting relevant speakers and jury members, curating fashion film screenings and supporting the production of the annual event, Niccolò’s main focus lay in developing the communication and branding strategy of the festival.
He has joined, hosted and organised several panels and presentations internationally on the topic of fashion film, including London’s Telling Tales: Fashion Cinematic – Narrative in Fashion Film, Bokeh South African Fashion Film Festival 2016 What Does Fashion Film Have To Offer? and Fashion Film Festival Istanbul 2016 – Berlin and Istanbul as Creative Cities: Differences and Similarities. His role as jury member has also seen him collaborate with several fashion film focused festivals, including Mexico International Fashion Film Festival, Medellin Fashion Film Festival and Canadian Fashion Film Festival.
Niccolò is currently looking to support and raise awareness over the strong network of professional creatives working in fashion film by organising international meet-ups between brands, filmmakers and producers, curating fashion film screenings for trends-driven events and facilitating collaborations between fashion film festivals internationally.
FASHION FILM MAKER & IFFFB AMBASSADOR
Apart from being a screenwriter & filmmaker, Ajitesh Sharma has been a Scientist & Corporate Professional in past.
His first short ‘Visible Bra Straps’, was a pioneer film from India and was selected & awarded at 24 international film festivals. It was also nominated by Indian Government as an Official Indian entry to Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2011 at Brisbane, the Oscar equivalents in Asia Pacific. Shorts International, which is the exclusive buyer of all Oscar Nominated Short films, later acquired the worldwide distribution rights of the film, the first Indian film to be acquired by them.
World Premiered at International Director’s Lounge Berlin 2013, SWEN was his first feature. It started international festival circuit with awards and selections at Mexico, USA, Germany, Greece, South Africa, and India. SWEN will now be digitally released.
He has curetted first edition of Global Cinema Festival (India) in 2009 and regular member of Script Review Committee at Sidewalk International Film Festival (USA) since 2013. He is also part of jury of other American & European Festivals in Houston, New York, Chicago and Copenhagen. He is also working as an International Ambassador for Brussels International Fashion Film Festival (Belgium), Istanbul Fashion Film Festival (Turkey), and Chicago Fashion Film Festival (USA) in 2016.
Apart from films, he also direct fashion films, music videos and commercials. He has shot fashion films across the globe and his work is recognized at prominent fashion events worldwide in Cape Town, London, Miami, Chicago, Istanbul, Porto and Others. He has fetched several international recognitions in photography too.
Journalist and photographer Alexandra Bondi de Antoni is the editorial head of i-D Germany. She has previously worked as a freelancer for INDIE, Dazed and Confused, BLONDE and Material Girl and studied Fashion Business in London and Paris, as well as Photography at London College of Communication. Based in the Berlin VICE office, Alexandra is both writing editorial pieces for i-D.co and developing new video content and brand partnerships for the fashion channel.